You can use either of the following methods to update your module: manually updating the files or Drush.
To replace the module's code with the new version, download a copy of the new module from the project page, or use the link projected by the Update module from your site's update status report.
Delete the entire outdated module's directory and upload the new one as if you were installing the module for the first time.
This works but makes the page flash every 5 seconds and sometimes causes it not to load properly. I need a way to make the comments update without refreshing the whole page. To update a module that's used by your website: ) that come with the module's installation file (tarball or zip)for any module-specific update instructions.This is typically necessary when updating modules that involve the usage of third party libraries.We highly recommend you back up your site before updating modules.
From the Drupal Administration pages, go to and put the site into maintenance mode by selecting "Put site into maintenance mode".