Check for Updates from the Hubstaff Desktop Client

We recommend that you run the latest version of the software to take advantage of all available features within Hubstaff by checking updates. Click on a guide below to ensure you are running the latest updates.

When running our Beta client, the process for checking for updates is the same.
If the Check for Updates option is greyed out, this means that you are on an administrator-managed machine that requires your company’s IT administrator’s access. Please contact your system administrator to install updates for you.
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How to check for updates on the Windows client

Step 1

First, expand the window to reveal the menu icon on the tasks panel.

Step 2

Then, click on the menu icon then select, Check for Updates

Optional

You can also right-click the Hubstaff icon in your system tray to reveal the Check for Updates option.

If the Check for Updates option is greyed out, this means that you are on an administrator-managed machine that requires your company’s IT administrator’s access. Please contact your system administrator to install updates for you.
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How to check for updates on the Mac client

Step 1

Click on the menu (3-dot) icon, then select Check for Updates.

 

Optional

You can also click the Hubstaff icon in your system tray to reveal the Check for Updates option.

If the Check for Updates option is greyed out, this means that you are on an administrator-managed machine that requires your company’s IT administrator’s access. Please contact your system administrator to install updates for you.
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How to check for updates on the Linux client

Step 1

First, expand the window to reveal the menu icon on the tasks panel.

Step 2

Then, click on the menu icon then select, Check for Updates

OPTIONAL

You can also right-click the Hubstaff icon in your system tray to reveal the Check for Updates option.

If the Check for Updates option is greyed out, this means that you are on an administrator-managed machine that requires your company’s IT administrator’s access. Please contact your system administrator to install updates for you.
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How to install the update

After checking for updates, a popup notification will appear, alerting you if any updates are indeed available. If there are, you can simply click the Install update button to proceed. The updated version will then be downloaded and installed.

You may also opt to automatically download and install updates in the future by placing a checkmark on the box.


Becoming a Beta tester for Hubstaff’s tracking client

All Hubstaff customers can become a Beta tester for our tracking software. Beta testers get early access to all of Hubstaff’s latest feature releases before they are made publicly available.

If you’d like to be a part of our free beta testing program, please follow the steps in our guide here.

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