Here you can select if you wish the app to automatically detect updates, as well as how frequently you would like this to happen. This ensures that you are always using the latest version of the desktop app. If you don’t wish to have this checked automatically you can manually check for updates from the menu at any time.
You can also enable beta updates to ensure you’re the first to receive new features. Beta channel updates are pre-release updates that we release to our community ahead of a full release. At times these can have some glitches however they are thoroughly tested prior to releasing to the beta environment. The benefits of the beta updates is that you receive the latest features as soon as they are ready.