Install, Uninstall, or Update Acrolinx for IBM Notes

What You Should Know Before Installing

Check our Compatibility Guide if you want to know whether Acrolinx for IBM Notes works with your local platforms.

Before you install Acrolinx for IBM Notes, make sure that you've installed the following:

IBM Notes9.0.1 Fix Pack 8
Acrolinx5.3.1 or later


If you do the installation yourself, ask your Acrolinx administrator for the update site URL. You might have it already if you and the Acrolinx administrator are the same person.

To install Acrolinx, you need to create a new widget.

  1. Open Getting Started with Widgets...

  2. Select Features and Plugins and click Next.
  3. Enter the update site URL in the Enter the URL ... field.
  4. Click Load.
  5. Optionally you can add an image to use it as thumbnail in the My Widgets Sidebar panel. Use one of the following image files:
  6. Click Finish to complete the widget.

For detailed steps visit the IBM Knowledge Center.


We regularly release new versions of Acrolinx for Notes.

To update Acrolinx, follow these steps:

  1. Uninstall the Acrolinx widget.
  2. Install the new Acrolinx widget.


You can uninstall Acrolinx without affecting your checked documents.

To uninstall Acrolinx, follow these steps:

  1. Open My Widgets.
  2. Right click Acrolinx for Notes.
  3. Select Remove.
  4. Restart Notes.