If your Slack is crashing or lagging, it's a clear sign that you're running an outdated version. To tackle these performance issues, it is essential to update Slack on your Mac.
Staying up to date with your Slack app ensures you have access to the latest features, security improvements, and bug fixes, ensuring a seamless communication experience. For the best experience, it is recommended to use the most up-to-date version of Slack.
In this step-by-step tutorial, we'll walk you through the process of updating Slack on your Mac. Let's get started on keeping your Slack app in top shape.
Updating Slack on Mac
To update Slack on Mac, first, you need to determine if you have the direct download or App Store version.
To do that, open Slack and from your Mac's top menu bar, select Slack > About Slack. In the pop-up window, you'll see the App Store mentioned if that's the version that you're using.
Once you find out the version, follow the corresponding method below.
How to update Slack on Mac (Direct download version)
- Open the Slack app.
- Click "Slack" in your computer’s menu bar.
- Click "Check for updates," then click "Restart to apply update"
How to update Slack on Mac (App Store version)
- Launch the App Store on your Mac.
- In the side menu, locate and click on "Updates."
- Find Slack in the list of available updates.
- Click on the "Update" button next to Slack to initiate the app update.
Once the update is complete, Slack will undergo an automatic restart to seamlessly incorporate the newly applied changes, ensuring that you can enjoy the latest features and improvements without any interruption.
If you encounter any problems during the Slack update process, we suggest referring to Slack's troubleshooting guide for assistance.
What is the current version of Slack for Mac?
As of September 25, 2023, the current version of Slack for Mac is Version 4.34.119.
How do I check my version of Slack on Mac?
To check the Slack version on your Mac, open Slack, then go to the top menu bar and select 'Slack' > 'About Slack.' A pop-up window will appear, displaying the current Slack version for your Mac.