HowNow Online will work in the following browsers:

  • Chrome v40 or greater (v51 or greater for Android)
  • Firefox v40 or greater (v46 or greater for Android)
  • IE 11
  • Edge
  • Safari v4 or greater (for both OS X and iOS)
  • Android Browser v4 or greater


HowNow Online Edit Integration needs the following:

  • Firefox or IE 11
  • Windows 7, 8 or 10 installed (or on Mac running in a virtual machine with Virtual Box or Parallels Desktop)
  • Suitable apps to edit the files


HowNow Online Import Sync Tool:

  • Windows 7, 8 or 10 OR OS X 10.8 or greater
  • 10Gb transfer at 2Mbps will take around 12 hours
  • 10Gb transfer at 5Mbps will take around 5 hours
  • 10Gb transfer at 10Mbps will take around 2.5 hours


HowNow Online Email Manager needs:

  • Windows 7, 8 or 10 installed (or on Mac running in a virtual machine with Virtual Box or Parallels Desktop)
  • MS Outlook 2013 or 2016 installed locally (Installed with Office 2013 or 2016)

HowNow Online Contacts Sync requires:
  • Xero Practice Manager
  • CCH iFirm Practice Mananger


If you are not using one of this practice management systems HowNow Online will not be able to automatically sync your contacts and you will need to manually enter contacts directly into HowNow Online.


Our recommendation for optimal performance is a business grade internet connection with a minimum speed of 5 Mbps for both upload and download.