Sage 50cloud payroll – download and install the latest version

Once you are using Sage 50cloud Payroll V25.01, to ensure your software is fully up to date, you should install the Sage 50cloud Payroll V25.02.256 update.


Before installing the update you need to ensure that you have full administration rights, and all Windows updates have been installed.

  1. In Sage 50cloud Payroll, click Help then click About.
  2. Make a note of the Program Directory.
  3. Close Sage 50cloud Payroll.
  4. Go to and there will be a link to download Sage 50cloud Payroll V25.02.256, depending on your browser the update downloads, or click Save.
  5. To begin the installation, locate then double-click exe.
  6. Click Accept Licence.
  7. Check the path is the same as the program directory you noted earlier, then click Yes.

If the path is not the same, then click No and Yes and browse to the program directory you noted, click Payroll.exe, then click Open.

  1. When the installation completes, click OK.
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