How do I upgrade the desktop app?

By default, you're notified when there's a major update of HipChat. 

Upgrading the Mac Desktop App

  1. In the HipChat menu bar at the top of your screen, click HipChat > Check for Updates. If an update is available, the Software Update window appears showing the release notes for the version you're updating to. Otherwise, a message appears telling you that HipChat is up to date.
  2. If an update is available, click the Install Update button. The new version of HipChat downloads.
  3. Click the Install and Relaunch button.

Upgrading the Windows Desktop App

If an update is available, Windows prompts you to install it. 
Follow the instructions on the screen to upgrade to the new version.

Upgrading the Linux Desktop App

HipChat is a standard package.Refer to your specific Linux distribution documentation for upgrading instructions. 

You can also install the latest version directly from the Linux downloads page on the HipChat site. The downloads page also has upgrade instructions for some distributions.

Upgrading the Adobe AIR Client (Deprecated)

The section below refers to our deprecated Adobe AIR client. We now have native apps for Mac, Windows and Linux.

How do I know which version I'm using? 
Check here.

 Right click on the system tray icon and choose "Check For Updates" from the popup menu.

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