Angular CLI (Command Line Interface) is an essential tool for developing Angular applications, providing a set of commands to streamline the development process. Keeping your Angular CLI up-to-date is crucial for taking advantage of the latest features, bug fixes, and improvements. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process of updating Angular CLI from a specific version to the latest release and even to any other desired version.


Before you start the update process, ensure you have the following:

  1. Node.js and npm installed on your machine.
  2. An existing Angular project with a specific Angular CLI version.

Step 1: Check Current Version:

  • You can visit this video to know How to Update Angular Version step by Step.

Open a terminal and Run the following command to check the current Angular CLI version:

ng --version

Step 2: Update to the Latest Global Version

To update Angular CLI globally to the latest version, use the following command:

npm install -g @angular/cli@latest

This command installs the latest version of Angular CLI globally on your system.

Step 3: Verify the Update

After the installation is complete, run the following command to ensure that the global Angular CLI version has been updated:

ng --version

Step 4: Update to a Specific Global Version:

If you want to update Angular CLI to a specific version globally, use the following command:

npm install -g @angular/cli@<desired_version>

Replace <desired_version> with the version you want to install globally. like:

npm install -g @angular/cli@16

Again you can verify version using ng –version.


Updating Angular CLI globally is crucial for ensuring that you have access to the latest features and improvements across all your Angular projects. Following these steps will help you keep your global Angular CLI version up-to-date, whether you’re updating to the latest release or a specific version that fits your project requirements. Regularly checking for updates and staying current will contribute to a more efficient and streamlined development experience.

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