Check for Updates

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You can check for updates manually or automatically.

Note.png Checking for updates will also look for updates of all installed extensions.

Choose Help - Check for Updates to check manually.

You can disable or enable the automatic check in Tools - Options - LibreOffice - Online Update.

  • If an update is available, an icon
    Icon
    on the menu bar will notify you of the update. Click the icon to open a dialog with more information.

You will see the Check for Updates dialog with some information about the online update of LibreOffice.

  1. Enable an Internet connection for LibreOffice.
    If you need a proxy server, enter the proxy settings in Tools - Options - Internet - Proxy.
  2. Choose Check for Updates to check for the availability of a newer version of your office suite.

If a newer version is available and LibreOffice is not set up for automatic downloading, then you can select any of the following actions:

  • Download the new version.
  • Install the downloaded files.
  • Abort this check for updates for now.

If LibreOffice is configured to download the files automatically, the download starts immediately. A download continues even when you minimize the dialog.

If automatic downloads are disabled, start the download manually.

If no update was found, you can close the dialog.

Warning.png You need Administrator rights to update LibreOffice.