Occasionally IntelliJ pops up the update dialog asking me to update to the latest versoin:
Usually I'll just click
Remind Me Later and continue on my way, but this time I clicked the
Ignore This Update button. Now anytime I go to check for updates, the event log states:
You already have the latest version of IntelliJ IDEA installed.
To configure automatic update settings, see the Updates dialog of your IDE settings
After some digging, I found a post from Dmitry Jemerov on the Jet Brains support forum which stated:
In the current build, you need to edit the settings manually (under
That's good info, unfortunately it doesn't provide any information on the location of
other.xml. After a quick check of the normal locations, I was able to find
Once in that file you need to search for
myIgnoredBuildNumbers and simply clear out the content, so it looks like this:
#!xml <option name="myIgnoredBuildNumbers"> </option>
Now IntelliJ will notify you of the update again and you can keep on telling it to remind you later.