I’m a new user and trying to understand the plugin upgrade process. It appears that the plugin cannot be upgraded automatically within the WordPress plugin page. So I need to delete the existing plugin, upload the new version (e.g 4.9), then recreate the settings, login to your website, retrieve the activation key, etc.
Is this correct or am I missing something? It seems like a lot of work to upgrade one plugin. My sites are running typically 20-30 plugins and this seems very unusual.