How to upgrade Magento 2.0.0 to Magento 2.0.2?

All of us know about powerful and impressive features in Magento 2. However, Magento 2 is developed day by day with supporting many other features which are very helpful your business very much. Today, we will help you catch this update by showing the way to upgrade Magento 2.0.0 to Magento 2.0.2. With this updating, ensure that you can gain many benefits.

There are two ways to upgrade Magento from version 2.0.0 to 2.0.2. Let’s determine them!

  1. Updating to 2.0.2 version via composer

*Note: This upgrading is just for those who have access to command line as well as having experience like developers, Sis.

Step 1: Update composer

Step 2: Fill in the Username and Password:

D:\xampp\htdocs\magento2\ce205>composer update
Loading composer repositories with package information


Authentication required (

*This access has the same Authentication Key used to install Magento software

Step 3: Change commands:

  • In composer.json, change following line:


  • Change line 5”version”:”2.0.2” to keep it in sync to the version you want, then run:
composer update
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

After finishing all steps, the result you get is:

composer require magento/product-community-edition 2.0.2 –no-update
composer update
rm -rf var/di var/generation
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento indexer:reindex


  1. Upgrading to 2.0.2 version via Magento Admin

It is simpler when upgrading Magento 2 via System Upgrade. This way is for those who have limited technical abilities or no command line via hosting provider.

Step 1: Login Magento Admin as Administrator

Step 2: System→ Tools→ Web Setup Wizard

Step 3: Fill in System Configuration

Step 4: Enter your authentication keys in provided field

Step 5: Tap Save Config

Step 6: Then set System Upgrade

Magento will begin searching for core module updates, in case you want to search for component updates, press to “Yes”

Step 7: Go on with the first step- choose versions to upgrade

Error which may occur during updating process

You may get this issue if you have not enter authentication keys in Magento Admin

Sample data

The System Upgrade utility also installs sample data for you but you should not display it. Follow below guide:

  • Use magento sampledata:deploy command when downloading but don’t install sample data
  • Update components simultaneously with Magento system soft ware

Now, you can apply the latest version of Magento 2. We’re sure that you will satisfy with this version. If you have any problems, you can contact us for the help. And please visit our website to get more useful tutorial.

Thanks for reading!

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