How to upgrade or downgrade add-ons?

Issue

You'd like to upgrade or downgrade a third-party add-on, but are unsure how to proceed.

Resolution

You can manage your add-ons either through the CLI or the Heroku Dashboard web interface.


Upgrading

To upgrade an add-on using the CLI:

$ heroku addons:upgrade newrelic:hawke
Upgrading newrelic:hawke to myapp... done, v28 ($0.06/dyno/hr)
Use `heroku addons:docs newrelic:hawke` to view documentation

To upgrade add-ons in the Dashboard:

  1. Click on the Resources tab
  2. Click the drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the add-on you want to upgrade
  3. Click Modify Plan
  4. Select the plan you want
  5. Click Provision
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Downgrading

To downgrade an add-on using the CLI:

heroku addons:downgrade newrelic:wayne
Downgrading to newrelic:wayne on myapp... done, v27 (free)
Use `heroku addons:docs newrelic:wayne` to view documentation.

To downgrade add-ons in the Dashboard:

  1. Click on the Resources tab
  2. Click the drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the add-on you want to upgrade
  3. Click Modify Plan
  4. Select the plan you want
  5. Click Provision

Note: *Most but not all add-ons can be upgraded or downgraded in this way. If you cannot upgrade the plan using this method you will see a link to upgrade instructions instead a link to Modify Plan


Further details

Please check Managing Add-ons for more details.

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