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Update Methods

MongoDB provides the following methods for updating documents in a collection:

db.collection.updateOne()

Updates at most a single document that match a specified filter even though multiple documents may match the specified filter.

New in version 3.2.

db.collection.updateMany()

Update all documents that match a specified filter.

New in version 3.2.

db.collection.replaceOne()

Replaces at most a single document that match a specified filter even though multiple documents may match the specified filter.

New in version 3.2.

db.collection.update()

Either updates or replaces a single document that match a specified filter or updates all documents that match a specified filter.

By default, the db.collection.update() method updates a single document. To update multiple documents, use the multi option.

Additional Methods

The following methods can also update documents from a collection:

See the individual reference pages for the methods for more information and examples.