1. Check you are not already using a current version.
  2. Backup
  3. Upgrade Java
    • Java installers state that Java applications should be stopped for the duration of the Java upgrade as it may remove files that would otherwise be in use.
  4. If using Microsoft SQL Server upgrade to at least the 2012 version.
  5. Login to your Noodle as the 'admin' user and press the upgrade button in System Tools > Settings > General > License.


  • Major updates, are announced in the newsletter.
  • The LTS branch changes annually.
  • The release branch changes monthly.
  • Changes to the 2nd part of the version number indicates the database schema has changed.
  • Custom scripts and CSS should be verified to be working after each upgrade.
  • Every version can upgrade from every past version.