Release Date: 17 October 2019
Neo4j 3.5.12 is a maintenance release with many important improvements and fixes.


  • Kernel: Fixed a problem where exceptions can occur in the metrics component during HA mode switch.
  • Cypher: Fixed a planning problem where the planner wasn’t using the index after nodes have been deleted.
  • Packaging: Fixed parsing of neo4j.conf on Windows to allow users to specify additional jvm arguments such as jdk.serialFilter.
  • Cypher Shell: Fixes issue where cypher-shell would hang if it was run with the timeout command from inside a shell script.
  • Cypher Shell: Version 1.1.12 has been packaged with the full kit..

Detailed Changes and Docs

For the complete list of all changes, please see the changelog. Look for 3.5 Operations manual here.


When upgrading to Neo4j 3.5 for the first time, be sure to read the current upgrade instructions in the Neo4j Operations Manual, as there are additional steps and considerations.