You need

1½ hours in total ½ hour ¼ hour
1.2 GB to download
½ hour to install ½ hour to upgrade

Your Tails

1 other Tails
USB stick or DVD

1 USB stick
8 GB minimum
All data will be lost!

1 USB stick
8 GB minimum
All data will be lost!
Why?

X

It is currently impossible to manually upgrade a Tails USB stick while running from itself. This scenario requires creating an intermediary Tails on another USB stick, from which to upgrade your Tails.

a smartphone
another computer,
or a printer
to follow the instructions

Your steps

USB image downloaded

Download

USB image verified

Verify

USB image downloaded

Download

USB image verified

Verify

Computer restarted on USB stick on the left

Restart

balenaEtcher downloaded

Download balenaEtcher

balenaEtcher downloaded

Install balenaEtcher

USB image installed on USB stick

Install Tails using balenaEtcher

USB image installed on USB stick

Install Tails using GNOME Disks

USB image installed on USB stick

Install Tails

USB image installed on USB stick on the left

Install intermediary

balenaEtcher downloaded

Download balenaEtcher

balenaEtcher downloaded

Install balenaEtcher

USB image installed on USB stick on the left

Install intermediary using balenaEtcher

USB image installed on USB stick on the left

Install intermediary using GNOME Disks

Restart on USB stick

Restart on intermediary

Tails installed on USB stick on the right

Install Tails Upgrade Tails

Restart on USB stick

Tails

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