How To Check Upgrade Status In SharePoint 2013 Central Administration

This configuration will help the admins to view the upgrade status on Central Admin Server at just one click.

How to view?

Let’s open Central Admin of SharePoint on your machine. On your Windows desktop screen, click Start >> Administrative Tools >> SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.


  • Run it as an administrator to have the elevated privileges.
  • You will see the screenshot given below.

  • Central Admin is configured under the categories given above.
  • Click Upgrade and Migration.

  • Go to Upgrade and Patch Management.
  • Click Check upgrade status.
  • You will see the screen below.



When you click, it’s like a dashboard, which shows your status, Server, start time, last updated time, errors and warnings on the update.


It also provides the upgrade session details elaborately when the update takes place, as shown in the image above, thereby providing you all the details elaborately.

In this article, we saw how to check the upgrade status in SharePoint 2013 Central Administration. There are more articles to come on Central Administration. Until then, keep reading and keep learning.