Checking Your Version Numbers

Here’s how to check your version numbers and make sure you’re up-to-date.

Some issues may crop up if you don’t keep your software up-to-date, so it’s good to make sure you’re running the most recent versions. Below, we’ll show you how to check what versions you have installed on your devices, and see if newer versions are available.

Mac

Find the version number of Things

  1. On your Mac, open Things.
  2. In the menu bar at the top of your screen, click Things > About Things.
  3. Locate the version number, which looks something like Version 3.13 (31300000).

Find the version number of macOS

  1. In the menu bar at the top of your screen, click > About This Mac > Overview.
  2. Locate the version number, which looks something like Version 10.15.6.

Check for a newer version of Things

Sometimes, a newer version of Things will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, Things should update automatically, but you can also check manually:

  1. On your Mac, open App Store.
  2. In the left pane, click Updates.
  3. On your keyboard, hit ⌘ Cmd+R to refresh the list.
  4. If a new version of Things is available, click Update and wait for it to download.

Check for a newer version of macOS

Sometimes, a newer version of macOS will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, your Mac should update automatically, but you can also check manually. Here’s how.

iPad

Find the version numbers

  1. On your iPad, open Things.
  2. At the bottom of the sidebar, tap > About.
  3. Locate the version number of Things, which looks something like Things 3.13 and Build 31300000.
  4. Locate the version number of your OS, which looks something like iPadOS 14.

Check for a newer version of Things

Sometimes, a newer version of Things will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, Things should update automatically, but you can also check manually:

  1. On your iPad, open App Store.
  2. In the top right corner, tap your photo/user icon.
  3. In the Account screen that appears, pull down to refresh the list.
  4. Scroll down to view your updates.
  5. If a new version of Things is available, tap Update and wait for it to download.

Check for a newer version of iPadOS

Sometimes, a newer version of iPadOS will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, your iPad should update automatically, but you can also check manually. Here’s how.

iPhone

Find the version numbers

  1. On your iPhone, open Things.
  2. In the main view, scroll to the bottom and tap Settings > About.
  3. Locate the version number of Things, which looks something like Things 3.13 and Build 31300000.
  4. Locate the version number of your OS, which looks something like iOS 14.

Check for a newer version of Things

Sometimes, a newer version of Things will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, Things should update automatically, but you can also check manually:

  1. On your iPhone, open App Store.
  2. In the top right corner, tap your photo/user icon.
  3. In the Account screen that appears, pull down to refresh the list.
  4. Scroll down to view your updates.
  5. If a new version of Things is available, tap Update and wait for it to download.

Check for a newer version of iOS

Sometimes, a newer version of iOS will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, your iPhone should update automatically, but you can also check manually. Here’s how.

Watch

Find the version numbers

  1. Open Things on your Apple Watch.
  2. In the main list, press firmly on the screen.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Using the Digital Crown, scroll down.
  5. Locate the version number of Things, which looks something like Things 3.13 and Build 31300000.
  6. Locate the version number of your OS, which looks something like watchOS 7.

Check for a newer version of Things

Sometimes, a newer version of Things will become available. Things on your Apple Watch will be automatically updated when Things is updated on your iPhone. If you have Automatic Updates enabled on your iPhone, this should happen automatically, but you can also check manually:

  1. On your iPhone, open App Store.
  2. In the top right corner, tap your photo/user icon.
  3. In the Account screen that appears, pull down to refresh the list.
  4. Scroll down to view your updates.
  5. If a new version of Things is available, tap Update and wait for it to download.

Check for a newer version of watchOS

Sometimes, a newer version of watchOS will become available. If you have Automatic Updates enabled, your Apple Watch should update automatically, but you can also check manually. Here’s how.

Minimum Requirements

Please note that if your device is an older model, it might not be able to run a version of the Operating System that Things requires. As a result, you might not be able to purchase, install, or update to the latest version of Things. You can check Things’ minimum requirements here.




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