# Updating your instance1. Stop the Pleroma service.2. Go to the working directory of Pleroma (default is `/opt/pleroma`)3. Run `git pull`. This pulls the latest changes from upstream.4. Run `mix deps.get`. This pulls in any new dependencies.5. Run `mix ecto.migrate`[^1]. This task performs database migrations, if there were any.6. Restart the Pleroma service.[^1]:Prefix with `MIX_ENV=prod` to run it using the production config file.