Backup your AwareIM before run the update and return your configuration after you update the build version of AwareIM to the latest.
Just run this update script, it shall backup your old AwareIM, ask you run the new update installation, and it shall replace your configuration into your new update AwareIM installation. The last, it shall start your AwareIM service.
For demo video, please see this link https://photos.app.goo.gl/uEeUnx4kZm5G2Jc78
Note: this script still can customize (depend your condition)