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What's New in GoTo Resolve

Stay up to date on the latest features and updates for GoTo Resolve. These release notes are great source of information about recently introduced enhancements and improvements related to the Web Console, Desktop Console, Customer Portal, and remote support applet.

GoTo Resolve – September 27, 2023

We are excited and proud to announce the public availability of the new Asset Management solution in GoTo Resolve as of today. GoTo Resolve Asset Management allows teams to manage the lifecycle of their organization’s hardware, including purchasing, user assignment, troubleshooting, and eventual retirement and replacement. Teams have full, real-time visibility into the status of their hardware assets for the following use cases:

  • Inventory oversight and auditing
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Asset lifecycle management
  • Onboarding and offboarding
  • Security and compliance management

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GoTo Resolve – August 24, 2023

  • End users can no longer close helpdesk tickets in Microsoft Teams.

GoTo Resolve – August 21, 2023

  • Agents and end-users can start a remote session much quicker now.

GoTo Resolve – August 2, 2023

  • End-users can use the Customer Portal to ask for help from an agent. See Provide remote support with Helpline. New icon
  • After creating a user in GoTo Admin, it no longer takes about an hour for a user to be able to sign in to the Customer Portal.

GoTo Resolve – July 31, 2023

GoTo Resolve – June 27, 2023

  • GoTo Resolve MDM is now live. With our Mobile Device Management solution, you can enroll the mobile devices of your company and manage those remotely. Check out our website to sign up for a trial of GoTo Resolve MDM. For detailed information on features, see the support site. New icon

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  • For Managed Service Providers (MSPs), the Dashboard provides a quick overview of your helpdesk tickets, and the status and health of your devices across all your client accounts. See Using the Dashboard. New icon
  • Remote management solutions, such as remote execution, Windows updates, endpoint protection, and alerts are now available in the side menu on the left under Devices.

GoTo Resolve – May 30, 2023

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GoTo Resolve Applet (Windows -; Mac - – April 17, 2023

  • A notification informs the agent when the screen cannot be captured in attended support sessions in user mode when the UAC window is up. New icon
  • Fixed an issue when screen sharing was lagging in "all-monitor" screen sharing mode
  • Fixed an issue when the session was stuck in "connecting..." mode after a reboot
  • Fixed an issue when the session kept reconnecting after having been elevated to admin mode
  • Set the proper path of the Remote Terminal for macOS computers

GoTo Resolve – April 13, 2023

  • You can ask AI to help you get started with a script that you can run on remote devices. To get help from AI, you can simply type a description of what you want to achieve with your script. Through Natural Language Processing, AI will translate that request to the type of code that you select. Although AI can write a working piece of code for you, you must always verify that the script does exactly what you had in mind. See How can Artificial Intelligence Help You Write Remote Execution Scripts? New icon

GoTo Resolve – March 31, 2023

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GoTo Resolve – March 2, 2023

  • You can now mask agent details from end users during support sessions. This is a company-specific setting, therefore if you are an admin of multiple organizations, you can enable this feature for each organization separately. See How to mask sensitive fields during support sessions. New icon

GoTo Resolve – February 28, 2023

  • Agents can now create end users directly from the helpdesk ticket editor. A GoTo account is automatically created for the new end user that they can access at If you also choose to send a welcome email to the end user, they will be able to sign in to the Customer Portal and track their tickets there. For information on creating end users in GoTo Resolve, see How do I Create End-Users from the Ticket Editor? New icon
  • End users who agents create from the helpdesk ticket editor, receive automatic emails. This email contains a link to the Customer Portal where they can track their helpdesk tickets. The end user may have to set up a password to access the portal. See How does a new end user set up an account? New icon
  • Helpdesk tickets provide a link to the Customer Portal - When an end user creates a helpdesk ticket from an email, Slack, or Microsoft Teams, they receive a confirmation email with the ticket's details. From now on, by clicking Visit helpdesk in the email, the user can track the ticket in the Customer Portal. The end user may have to set up a password to access the portal. See How does a new end user set up an account? New icon
  • End users can now see all their tickets in the Portal: whether those were created in the Console, Microsoft Teams, Slack, or from an email.
  • When a helpdesk ticket is created for an end user from an email, Microsoft Teams or Slack, a GoTo account is automatically created unless it already exists. Users can sign in to their GoTo account at, where they can view their profile and license information. New icon

GoTo Resolve – February 15, 2023

  • Zero trust authentication can be postponed for users with Free subscriptions.Users with a Free subscription can postpone setting up zero trust for up to 30 days. During this period, after users deploy five devices or an admin creates the first signature key in the organization, Free users will have to create their own signature key. The purpose of delaying setting up zero trust is to allow Free users to get oriented with GoTo Resolve before they start using this product. During orientation, GoTo Resolve uses its own signature key to provide zero trust authentication. For maximum security, Free users are recommended to use their own signature key. See What is Zero Trust? New icon
  • To simplify the support session URL, end users can now connect with agents at For information on starting remote support sessions, see Starting Instant Support Sessions. New icon
  • You can now create a helpdesk ticket for a device from the Antivirus protection page. The ticket will contain all relevant details of the device that help agents troubleshoot the device. See Working with Antivirus in GoTo Resolve. New icon

GoTo Resolve – February 8, 2023

  • You can now select a whole group of devices with a single click to install Windows updates. See Working with Patch Management in GoTo Resolve. New icon
  • Improved error handling during Windows update installation - When there is an error during Windows update installation, the Windows updates page now displays Error as Update status. When you click Error, you see the reason for failure and the error code that Microsoft sent. To learn more about these errors, check out Microsoft's support site. New icon
  • Windows update availability and the status of installed patches are now updated in real-time.
  • When you set up an alert for software inventory change, the name of installed and uninstalled software is now displayed in the Alerts page as well as in the email that GoTo Resolve sends.

GoTo Resolve Applet (Windows -; Mac - – January 20, 2023

  • Agents can now set the quality of streams and override the automatic bandwidth estimation New icon
  • Agents can now disable and restore the wallpaper to its original state on the end user's device New icon
  • Added informative and warning messages to the Windows .exe unattended installer experience: New icon
    • Provide additional information on how to enable TLS 1.2, when the end user wants to use GoTo Resolve in a Windows 7 environment.
    • A pop-up message informs the end user whether the installation was successful or not
    • A warning message informs the end user when installation fails due to renaming the installer file
  • This release introduces proxy support and security improvements
  • This release introduces various admin mode switching related and general minor bugfixes
  • Fixed an issue when the macOS applet in attended sessions kept restarting until the necessary permissions were granted

GoTo Resolve – December 20, 2022

  • End users can now sign in to the Portal to view those helpdesk tickets that either they have created or were created on their behalf. See About the Customer Portal. New icon
  • Agents and admins can now transfer tickets to other helpdesk services, even if they are not members of those services. See How do I Transfer a Ticket to Another Helpdesk Service? New icon
  • In 'list view' of the Helpdesk page, you now have quick actions to close tickets, transfer them to another helpdesk service, or assign them to another agent. To do so, hover over a ticket and select the three dots on the right to open the quick actions menu. New icon
  • In helpdesk reports, you can now view those tickets that were not assigned to any agent during the selected date range. See Working with Helpdesk Reports. New icon

GoTo Resolve – November 15, 2022

  • You can now easily monitor and manage antivirus software from a single dashboard where you can request status updates, view a list of threats, and initiate scans. The Antivirus feature allows you to do the following: New icon
    • Monitor third-party antivirus software on devices
    • Run quick and full scan on remote devices
    • Update virus definition
    • Turn on Real-time protection on Windows devices
    • See scan reports

    See Working with Antivirus in GoTo Resolve.

  • Receive real-time, critical system alerts about computer health to proactively address potential issues before they become a problem. You can create the following types of alerts: New icon
    • CPU usage
    • Memory usage
    • Low free disk space
    • Software inventory change
    Admins are notified in an email when an alert is triggered. See Working with Alerts in GoTo Resolve.
  • Identify, approve, and deploy Microsoft Windows updates to one or more devices to keep your Windows software up-to-date and protected against threats without interrupting end users. The Windows Updates feature lets you do the following: New icon
    • Monitor Windows operating systems
    • See the list of available patches and related information
    • Install one or more patches to one or multiple devices
    • See the status of the installation
    • See Windows patch history
    • Create a helpdesk ticket
    Keeping the operating system up to date increases the level of security. See Working with Patch Management in GoTo Resolve.

GoTo Resolve – November 10, 2022

GoTo Resolve – November 3, 2022

GoTo Resolve Desktop Console (Windows - – October 13, 2022

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the application from starting in some rare cases.
  • Security improvements.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

GoTo Resolve Desktop Console (Windows -; Mac - – October 4, 2022

  • You can now switch between local and remote keyboard layouts as follows:
    • On Windows, in the Desktop Console menu, go to File > Preferences and select a Keyboard layout.
    • On Mac, in the GoTo Resolve Desktop Console menu, go to Preferences and select a Keyboard layout.

GoTo Resolve and GoTo Resolve Applet (Windows -; Mac - – September 9, 2022

  • Fixed an issue when the unattended installer with the .exe extension was not shown in Programs and Features after a successful installation.
  • Fixed an issue when the BIOS version number was not displayed on Macs with an M1 chip running macOS Big Sur.
  • Auto login feature works as expected on Server 2k16
  • This release introduces other minor bug fixes and stability improvements.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2023