Fix Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges in Windows 11

Are you facing an annoying issue when playing Microsoft Sudoku? Several users complain that the game does not update or save dally challenge results. When you launch the Sudoku, you may notice the previous result or a new start instead of your Game Progress. Some players report that after restarting the computer, this problem is solved but this does not occur for all. So here, we will provide solutions to fix Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges.

Let’s first, talk about the reasons for this issue. Outdated build of the game, sign-in problem, or obsolete Windows version may trigger the problem. Primary task to fix this error should be updating Microsoft Sudoku from store then you can check for Windows updates and install them if available. See: Fix This location isn’t set up for installing games Error in Windows 11 or 10. Now, follow the guide:

Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges

Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges

Here is how to fix Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges in Windows 11:

Simply close and open the game

Sometimes, simply closing and opening Microsoft Sudoku starts saving the scores and updates so try it once:

  • Close the running game app and search it in the Start menu.
how to fix Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges in Windows 11
  • Open Sudoku and allow the application to fully load then play.

Sign in to the game

When Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges issue occurs, make sure that you have signed in to the game app through Xbox. If not log in to the app and then play.

Restart the computer

For some users, restarting the computer starts saving the daily challenges update hence reboot the device and then check:

  • Click on “Start” and select the “Power” icon.
  • Choose Restart from the list.
restart on start menu power
  • After restarting open the game app, log in to it, and then see if the error persists.

Update the game app

The outdated and incompatible game app of Microsoft Sudoku might be buggy creating this frustrating problem. Microsoft Store provides a feature to update the game so navigate there and install the latest version of Sudoku:

  • Press the “Windows” key and select “Microsoft Store”.
  • Click on “Library” icon from left menu bar.
  • Go to “Games” tab and click “Update” for Microsoft Sudoku.
  • The new build of the game will be automatically downloaded and installed so wait a short while.

Install the available Windows updates

Windows update is known to improve the quality of operating system, fix old bugs and issues, and prepare Windows to run every app perfectly. Installing the available updates may help Microsoft Sudoku to behave without any glitches.

  • Right click on Start and select “Settings”.
  • Click on Windows updates from the left hand side menu.
  • Select “Check for updates” and let the system scan for any releases.
  • If any updates are available allow them to download and close all the running programs.
  • Click “Restart now”.
  • After rebooting twice or thrice, the update will be installed.
  • Launch Microsoft Sudoku and see if the daily challenges updates are saved.

Uninstall and Reinstall Microsoft Sudoku

Corruuprt or faulty installation of Microsoft Sudoku is likely to cause the existing problem. Uninstall the game app and reinstall it to give a fresh start to the game using following steps:

  • Open “Start menu” and click on “All apps”.
  • Scroll down and find “Microsoft Sudoku” in the list.
  • Once found, right click on this item and select “Uninstall”.
Uninstall microsoft sudoku from start menu
  • Confirm on the popup.
  • Then launch Microsoft Store and type Microsoft Sudoku in search bar.
  • Select an appropriate option from dropdown result.
  • Click “Install” and after the process is completed click on “Play”.
  • Sign in to the game app and see if the Microsoft Sudoku not updating daily challenges problem is solved.

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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.