POSTED: JUNE 24, 2016
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AUTHOR: CLAIRE CHUN

Update the ownCloud Client on a Windows Computer

How to update your ownCloud Client to the latest version if you have verified you have an old version of the ownCloud Client

In Category: How-to

Tagged with: ownCloud, Windows

Materials needed: ownCloud Client older than version 2.1.1

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  1. You will need to Quit out of ownCloud in order to run the update. Begin by right-clicking on the ownCloud icon located on the bottom right-hand corner of your screen and select Quit ownCloud.

  2. Now that you have quit out of ownCloud, reopen ownCloud to begin the update process. Double-click to open ownCloud app on your desktop OR use the search box and type in ownCloud in your Start menu located to the bottom-left of your screen.

  3. You may receive two types of update prompts, choose OK or Get update if you see either of the following prompts.

  4. Depending on the type of prompt youʻve accepted, you may be asked to allow changes to your computer, choose Yes. Once updated, ownCloud will restart with its most recent version.

  5. Thatʻs it! To see which version you are on, right click on the ownCloud icon (see Step 1 for location), click on Settings and choose the General tab to view the Updates section located towards the bottom of the panel. If you are on an older version of ownCloud, choose Restart & Update, then follow Step 4.

    Tip: You will get a software update notification if you have an older version of the ownCloud Client. If you do not get the notification and you are unsure if you need an update, please contact COE tech support for an appointment.

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