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How to install and perform updates

Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager

Before you use your tablet, you must install the applications, application updates, and license files that you purchased.

The Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager installs the application updates and licenses to your tablet. This process requires an Internet connection to access the files to install.

  • If you have not installed the Installation Manager before, follow the instructions below to install the Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager.
  • If you have installed the Installation Manager before, you do not need to reinstall it because it updates itself automatically if required. To install application updates and licenses to the tablet, follow the instructions below in How to update Trimble Field Link applications and licenses.

Installing the Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager

Note - Before you install the Installation Manager onto a Trimble Tablet controller, it is recommended that you apply Windows updates.

Download and install the Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager

How to update Trimble Field Link applications and licenses

1. Run the Installation Manager:

  • Select Start / All Programs / Trimble Building Construction Installation Manager.

When the Installation Manager starts, it connects to the Internet automatically, updates itself if required and then contacts the Trimble hosted server to check the license and application downloads needed to update the software on your tablet to the latest version.

2. Select the applications to install and then tap or click Start.

  • The applications and licenses are installed directly onto the tablet.

Once these files are installed, you can start using the Trimble Field Link software and any specialized applications or services that you purchased.