Magento 1.9 upgrade to Magento 2 via admin panel or Magento Connect

Magento 2 Development

There are people wondering if it is possible to upgraded to Magento 2 from Magento 1 via admin panel or Magento Connect? The answer is definite: No, it is not possible to update to Magento 2 via admin interface or Connect.

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Get FREE Migration Add-on of Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2

Connect database of your Magento 1 to Magento 2. Select the entities you want to migrate. Start migration.

  • The add-on comes with the following features:
  • Selective migration of entities.
  • Support of all entities: products, orders, customers, etc.
  • Direct SQL connection.
  • No store downtime.

The add-on is installed atop of Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2.

The core reason is crucial difference in code and database between Magento 2 and 1. Therefore, there are data migration tools designed for moving data from 1.x to 2.x. For further information, check this post: Migration to Magento 2.

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Source (Magento Stackexchange Question) (KAndy)

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