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Automatically Loading the Desktop App

Table 348. Availability - Legacy plans


Overview

Wrike's desktop app is available on Windows and Mac for all users (including collaborators).

You can configure the desktop app to start automatically when you turn on your computer. You can also have Wrike links (for tasks shared with you) open in the desktop app by default.

Automatically launch at login

Windows

  1. Open the Wrike app.

  2. Click File.

  3. Select Preferences.

  4. Select Open the desktop app at system startup.

Mac

  1. Open the Wrike app.

  2. Click Wrike.

  3. Click Preferences.

  4. Select Load Wrike Application on startup.

Open Wrike links in the desktop app

When this feature is enabled, if you click a link to a Wrike task, you'll see a redirect page. From here you can open the task in the desktop app.

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  1. Open Wrike's workspace in your default browser.

  2. Click your profile picture in the workspace's upper right-hand corner.

  3. Select Apps & Integrations.

  4. Click Wrike for Windows & Mac.

  5. Switch to the App settings tab.

  6. Check Open Wrike links in the desktop app.

  7. Click Save changes.

Now when you click a link to a Wrike task:

  • Click Allow to open the task in the desktop app.

  • Click Cancel to open the task in your browser.

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