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Element Desktop

Element Desktop#

Downloads for: Windows macOS Linux

After a desktop installation, make sure to use the existing account or create a new account on the homeserver. Here the example of Element:

Selected login button in the element matrix client

This is done by clicking on Edit. Then you will not accidentally end up on the wrong server...

Change login page with focus on the homeserver button

Now you can manually specify the homeserver:

Input field to change the homeserver with the input

Afterwards the one-time login with Username and Password must be carried out:

Login window with request to enter Username and Password

By activating the slider under All Settings > Preferences > Start automatically after system login, the element client starts after every reboot and you no longer miss any notifications due to accidentally closing the browser tab in the usage variant with the Web App.

settings marked with the dot start automatically after system startup