Desktop & Mobile Apps

As of December 15, 2023, Rocket.Chat has ceased support for connections from cloud services and official mobile/desktop apps to workspaces running legacy versions outside our support window. Users on unsupported legacy servers are advised to upgrade to the latest Rocket.Chat version to ensure continued access to cloud, mobile, and desktop applications. Each Rocket.Chat version is supported for six months post-release.

Welcome to the detailed guide on installing Rocket.Chat client applications on your desktop and mobile devices. Embarking on your journey with Rocket.Chat is an exciting prospect, promising efficient, secure, and user-friendly communication. This guide is dedicated to helping you take the first crucial step: setting up the Rocket.Chat apps on your preferred devices. Whether you're on Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, or Android, this guide has got you covered.

Desktop Apps: When it comes to desktop communication, Rocket.Chat offers robust applications that seamlessly integrate with your Windows, MacOS, or Linux environment. To help you set up Rocket.Chat on your desktop, this guide offers clear, step-by-step instructions specific to each of these operating systems. From downloading the right version of the application, to launching it successfully on your desktop, this section is your roadmap to a smooth and error-free installation.

The Electron-based Desktop Apps for Rocket.Chat are available here.


For Ubuntu users, we suggest installing our snap using the command:

sudo snap install rocketchat-desktop

The advantage of snaps is that they automatically update, eliminating the need for manual client updates. Snaps are also compatible with other platforms, with more details available here. A Flatpak package is also accessible on Flathub. If you prefer, you can manually download and install the latest releases, which can be found here.

Mobile Apps: To ensure that you stay connected, no matter where you are, Rocket.Chat offers dedicated applications for iOS and Android devices.

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Beta Versions

Rocket.Chat Beta: Beta versions of our apps are available on Google Play beta and TestFlight. Help us test new features!

Rocket.Chat Experimental: Our Experimental mobile apps are built using identical technologies and codebase as the official version. These apps serve as a platform for us to test new features and gather user feedback. Only the features that prove to be stable are incorporated into the official version.

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iOS version isn't available on App Store anymore.

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Rocket.Chat versions receive support for six months after release.