Re-engage your users with an app update

When was the last time you updated your app? According to a VentureBeat study, 60% of apps are never updated after release1. Plus 4 in 5 app users prefer updates at least weekly or monthly2. A new, improved version of your app could re-engage inactive users and reignite your app’s success.

App Update Checklist


  • Read your app reviews
  • Ask your users for feature ideas
  • Understand where users are dropping off or exiting your app
Key report: Google Analytics Behavior Flow 


  • Identify technical errors in your app
Key report: Google Analytics Crashes and Exceptions (Android / iOS

Re-engage your users with an app update

It’s good practice to update your app as often as your schedule permits – aim for once a month at the very least. Once your update is released, remember to describe what’s new in your app.

You can find more tips to grow and retain your users by reading App Best Practices series. 

1 Source: Mobile User Acquisition: How the most successful developers get better users for less money, VentureBeat, 2014 2 Source: AdMob & Parks Associates Research, 2014