Upgrading with the Auto Update Service on Windows (cloud users)

Updates or new versions of HCL Client Application Access (HCAA) are made available to IBM SmartCloud® Notes® users automatically.

About this task

You or your administrator install HCAA the first time. After that, updates or new versions are made available to you automatically.

Your administrator might set up upgrades in a way that doesn't require you to respond to prompts. If not, complete the following steps when an update is available.


  1. When you use HCAA and there is an update available, you see the following message:

    An upgrade is available for HCL Client Application Access. Would you like to download it now?

    To download the update, click Yes. You can continue working during the download.

  2. After the download is complete, you see the following message:

    Would you like to complete the upgrade now? If you select Yes, please close the application for the installation to continue.

    1. Close HCAA and your browser.
    2. To upgrade, click Yes.

What to do next

Restart HCAA.