Installation

How do I install the add-on?

The newest version of our Anki add-on can be installed in two different ways. Before you start the installation process, please make sure that you have already installed Anki on your device.

Getting our add-on via Anki

1. Copy this code: 1044112126
2. Open Anki, navigate to Tools > Add-ons > Get add-ons...
3. Paste the code into the empty field and press the OK button.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. Don't forget to restart your Anki!

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Getting our add-on vie direct download

1. Visit our add-on landing page.
2. Download the add-on file.
3. Double-click on the downloaded add-on file to install it
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. Don't forget to restart your Anki!

You'll now be able to hover over terms in flashcards to instantly see their pop-up definitions provided by AMBOSS. To delve into topics further, click on the pop-up to open the corresponding Article in the AMBOSS Knowledge Library.

Which version of Anki should I use?

The AMBOSS add-on is compatible with Anki 2.1.15 Standard or any newer version. If you don't have that version installed, or would like to update it, please do so here. Please note that you will need to choose one of the Standard Anki versions which is compatible with the operating system on your device. If you are unsure which version is best for you, feel free to reach out to us through the Support button on this page.

To check which version of Anki you currently have installed:

On a Mac computer:
Open Anki, click on Anki > About Anki in your operational systems navigation bar

On a Windows computer:
Open Anki, click on Help > About at the top of the window

The instructions on how to check the Anki build type (standard vs alternate) are listed in this article.

I'm having trouble installing the add-on, what should I do?

If you are having trouble installing the add-on, or are experiencing other problems with the add-on following the installation, please check the articles listed in the AMBOSS Anki-add section.

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