MacUpdate Desktop Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting MacUpdate Desktop app

Empty or missing app lists
If you're seeing an empty or incomplete list of apps in the Installed tab of the Apps section of MacUpdate Desktop, you may have some bad scan data. ...
Thu, 5 May, 2016 at 8:45 PM
Login issues
If you're experiencing login or account-related issues with MacUpdate Desktop, follow these steps. 1) First log out of the MacUpdate Desktop ap...
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016 at 1:53 PM
Quitting MacUpdate Desktop 6
MacUpdate Desktop 6 runs in 2 'modes': the full Desktop application window mode, and the menu item mode. When you quit with ⌘Q or the Quit MacUpda...
Thu, 5 May, 2016 at 8:43 PM
Uninstalling MacUpdate Desktop 6
MacUpdate Desktop doesn't require any further uninstallation steps aside from being moved to the trash. If you are unable to empty your trash, you may ...
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017 at 12:24 PM
Cannot launch MacUpdate Desktop 6
MacUpdate Desktop 6 requires a 64-bit Intel Mac running OS X 10.8 or later. If MacUpdate Desktop 6 fails to launch on your Mac, or you're seeing a proh...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 5:37 PM
When I launch MacUpdate Desktop, it doesn’t complete scanning. Why? What do I do?
First, try a simple rescan of your apps. Trigger a rescan using the keyboard shortcut ⌘⇧U (COMMAND-SHIFT-U) or by quitting the app from the menu item using ...
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 10:17 AM
I have more apps on my Mac than MacUpdate Desktop scanned, where are they?
MacUpdate Desktop follows some rules in order to give you the smoothest possible experience. Apps on your Mac that are updated through the Mac App Store a...
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 11:52 AM
I know my app is up-to-date. How do I get MacUpdate Desktop to show this?
If you know something is up-to-date, you can either click in the menu bar Apps > Check for Updates (⌘⇧U) and have MacUpdate Desktop rescan your apps for ...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2017 at 7:57 AM
Unsubscribing from Watch List and other MacUpdate notifications
There are a handful of channels through which we send notifications and other messages. If you would like to eliminate any communication from MacUpdate, tak...
Wed, 1 Feb, 2017 at 8:24 AM
How do I disable Watch List emails?
From the MacUpdate Desktop preferences window, uncheck the option to Automatically add Downloads to Watch List. Also uncheck the option to Send email notifi...
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 11:53 AM