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[[!meta title="Tails 4.6 is out"]]
[[!meta date="Tue, 05 May 2020 20:00:00 +0000"]]
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This release fixes [[many security vulnerabilities|security/Numerous_security_holes_in_4.5]]. You should upgrade as soon as possible.
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Changes and updates
- Update *Tor Browser* to [9.0.10](
- Add support for [[!wikipedia Universal 2nd Factor]] USB security keys.
Update the list of applications in the *Favorites* applications submenu.
To make it easier for new users to discover some of the core features
of Tails, we added *Configure persistent volume*, *Tails
documentation*, *WhisperBack Error Reporting*, and *Tails Installer*
and removed *Terminal*.
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Change the input method for Japanese from Anthy to Mozc. ([[!tails_ticket 16719]])
[[!img japanese.png link="no" alt="Keyboard menu ▸ Japanese (Mozc) ▸ Katakana"]]
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Known issues
None specific to this release.
See the list of [[long-standing issues|support/known_issues]].
Get Tails 4.6
To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage
- Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.6.
If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a [[manual upgrade|doc/upgrade/#manual]].
To install Tails on a new USB stick
Follow our installation instructions:
[[Install from Windows|install/win]]
[[Install from macOS|install/mac]]
[[Install from Linux|install/linux]]
<div class="caution"><p>All the data on this USB stick will be lost.</p></div>
To download only
If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.6 directly:
[[For USB sticks (USB image)|install/download]]
[[For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)|install/download-iso]]
What's coming up?
Tails 4.7 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for June 2.
Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.
We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!