You can update Horizon Client online.


  • Save your work before you update Horizon Client. The update might initiate a system reboot.

  • Verify that you can log in as an administrator on the client system.

  • Verify that the online update feature is enabled.


  1. Log in to the client system as an administrator.
  2. Start Horizon Client and click Software Updates.



    Before you connect to a server

    Click Options > Software Updates.

    After you connect to a server

    Click Help > Software Updates.

  3. To check for available updates, click Check for Updates.

    Horizon Client indicates whether an update is available.

    If the Enable update notifications check box is selected (the default), Horizon Client detects available updates. To indicate that a new Horizon Client version is available, a red dot appears on the Options menu (before you connect to a server) or on the Help button (after you connect to a server). You can disable automatic update detection by deselecting this check box.

  4. To begin the update process if an update is available, click Download and Install.
  5. To install the update after Horizon Client downloads the update, click OK.

    The Horizon Client interactive installation wizard opens.