Legacy Litmus Retirement: FAQs

Why are you retiring the legacy platform?

Back in October 2019, we launched the new, redesigned Litmus, providing your team with one seamless view to build, test, review, and analyze emails with helpful organization tools and improved visibility. As we continue to innovate in the new Litmus, we will be retiring our legacy platform later this year. 

When will the legacy platform be retired?

The legacy platform will be retired for all accounts in April 2021. The switch will happen automatically—there is nothing you need to do on your end.

How do I tell if I’m in the new Litmus? 

To tell what version of Litmus you’re in, take a look at the sidebar. If you see any of the following, that means you’re in the new Litmus:

  • Inbox
  • Design Library
  • Legacy Emails (only applicable if you have access to new and Litmus)
  • Folders
  • (?) New Litmus Platform button 

Here’s what that looks like:

Sidebar in New Litmus

How do I opt in to new Litmus? 

Within the legacy platform, there is a banner that has a CTA to “Try new Litmus.”

Try new Litmus banner

If you’ve already clicked on that banner—or dismissed it—you can opt in again by clicking on the “Try new Litmus” button in the sidebar, or on the dashboard.

Opt-in via sidebar

Try new Litmus sidebar button

Opt-in via dashboard

Try new Litmus dashboard opt-in

What do I have to do prior to retirement?

We recommend that your team makes the transition prior to retirement so that you’re able to take full advantage of all of the additional value in the new Litmus immediately. And so you’re comfortable with it by the time the legacy platform is retired.

However, there’s nothing you have to do prior to retirement. We’ll make the switch automatically for you. All of your legacy projects will still be accessible in the “Legacy Emails” folder. You can move them into the new Litmus whenever you’d like to access them.

Do I have to transfer all of my projects into new Litmus prior to retirement?

No! For starters, all of your legacy Email Analytics and Spam Tests are automatically available in new Litmus by default.

You’ll have to transfer your legacy Builder, Checklist, and Proof projects into new Litmus to access them there, but you don’t need to do that prior to retirement. They’ll be accessible in the “Legacy Emails” folder to transfer whenever you’re ready (note that our retention policy for legacy tests has remained the same).

Check out this article for more details about how to transfer your legacy projects into new Litmus. 

How do I get started with the new Litmus? Any helpful resources to share?

We have lots of helpful resources to share! We want to help make the transition as seamless as possible for you and your team.

For starters, here are detailed getting started guides, broken out by plan type:

*The Pro plan is no longer available for new accounts.

In addition, we have the following resources:

How should I reach out if I have any questions or feedback?

Send an email to hello@litmus.com! We’re always happy to help. 

In addition, within new Litmus you can click on the “Give feedback” button.

Feedback button

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