How to Fix “Update your app” on Vanced

Vanced is a third-party YouTube app for Android that has an ad blocker.

The app allows you to watch ad-free videos without having to pay for YouTube premium.

Other than the ad blocker, Vanced has sponsor block, background play, and picture-in-picture.

It also has an AMOLED black theme, swipe control, and dislike counts.

After the developers of Google sent the developers a cease and desist letter, Vanced is discontinued.

However, you can still download and use the app from various third-party websites.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “Update your app” on Vanced and why can’t you update it on Android.

Why can’t I update Vanced?
Update your app Vanced

You can’t update Vanced because there is a problem with the app’s data.

In addition, YouTube does yearly discontinuations for Vanced.

For example, they discontinued the 15.xx.xx versions for certain Android versions.

Recently, they extended the discontinuation for some 16.xx.xx versions.

How to fix “Update your app” on Vanced

To fix “Update your app” on Vanced, you need to clear the app’s cache and data.

After you’ve cleared the app’s cache and data, open the app and the error message will be gone.

However, you need to keep doing this whenever you open the app.

Alternatively, you can download a newer or older version of Vanced from a third-party website.

Fix 1: Clear Vanced’s cache and data
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Apps & notifications > Sell all apps > Vanced.
  3. Storage > Clear data > Clear cache.
  4. Try opening the app again.

Note: You need to do this each time you open the Vanced app to avoid getting the “Update your app” error message.

Fix 2: Download the latest version of Vanced
  1. Go to
  2. Tap on the “Latest version” button.
  3. Tap on the “Download” button.
Fix 3: Download an older version of Vanced
  1. Go to
  2. Tap on the “Older versions” button.
  3. Select an older version of Vanced.
  4. Tap on the “Download” button.
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