To upgrade the IBM
® Sametime Connect or Sametime embedded client, you can install the newer version directly over the existing version.
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For detailed instructions on installing the Sametime Connect or Sametime embedded client, see Deploying the Sametime client to users
Clients running the Sametime Unified Telephony plugin from a release prior to Release 8.5.1 must uninstall the plugin before upgrading the Connect client because the plugin is not compatible with newer releases. Remove the older plugin using operating-system features such as Microsoft Windows Add/Remove Programs.
Parent topic: Upgrading Sametime clients