It is always recommended to stay up to date with the latest version of any software to avoid running into unnecessary bugs by receiving the latest updates from us. Three things to remember everytime you run an upgrade: Backup, backup and backup.
Make it a habit to run a backup before uninstalling ANY component; this include EasyBlog. There are many school of thoughts or ways to backup your site, but please stick with what you're confortable with. We would like to recommend you to look at this tutorial by JoomlaBlogger.
Actually, upgrading is just a simple as installing the component. You could either:
- Install the latest installer over the existing component.
- Uninstall the previous version and install the latest version again.
Please choose which version you're upgrading from: