We generally suggest running the update in a test environment, in a duplicate version of your current shop. Then test the shop and place a special attention on such functions as the checkout, payment methods and shipping methods. If the shop works correctly then the update can be executed in the live system.
Important: Create a backup of shop files and the database before each update!
If an update is available it will be shown to you in the admin panel as a notice, assumed that during setup you had set the option Check for available updates regularly. You can activate this option later in Master Settings -> Core Settings -> Settings -> Administration.
Shop owners with a Professional or Enterprise Edition receive e-mail notifications about releases of new shop versions. Shop owners with a Community Edition will be informed via the community forum and communication channels of different social networks.
You need an applicable installation package.
For the Professional and Enterprise Edition, to access the download area, a login and password are required. You will be informed about the access data via mail as soon as a new version will be released. Please contact Support, if you don’t receive any mails.