IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

File | Settings | IDE Settings | Updates


Use this page to:

  • Enable automatic update of IntelliJ IDEA and specify to which kind of release you want it updated.
  • Obtain information about the current IntelliJ IDEA version and availability of a newer version.
Item Description
Check for updates in channel Select this check box to enable the automatic update function, and select the desired update channel (major version, public preview or beta, EAP).

EAP stands for Early Access Program, more details are available at A milestone release occurs when IntelliJ IDEA gains enough of stable new features and other improvements since the last major release.

Check Now Click this button to check for updates immediately.


For the Windows operating system, you can alternatively choose Help | Check for Update on the main menu.

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