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Discussion on: Help: Should a new service worker force a refresh to update a PWA?

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It's actually easy. You can add an event listeners inside your service worker that listens for the install event. Whenever it fires, send a message via postmessage to your main thread and show a update info to your users.
When users presses ok send another message to the service worker back that triggers a "self.skipWaiting()" and afterwards a location.reload()

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