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[ Full Package Update ]

The Full Package Update is the recommended way to update your phpBB installation to the latest version.

With this update method, you will be guided through the steps needed to update your phpBB installation to the latest version:

  • Backup of your current files and database
  • Updating files to the latest version
  • Updating the database to latest version

The Full Package Update will require some files and folders to be removed from the full phpBB package before uploading them to your board.
Follow the detailed instructions on the required steps in our User Guide: Full Package update

If upgrading from phpBB 3.1.x or 3.2.x then please see our guide for the recommended updating method.

The Automatic Update has been renamed to Advanced Update. It should only be used by expert users in case core files have been modified.

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