Google Chrome is the most popular web browser used across different platforms. Like other applications, the Chrome browser needs to be updated regularly for critical security updates and to protect your browsing activities from vulnerabilities. The update also brings some new features and UI tweaks to your browser. Since the Chrome browser doesn’t have a built-in update button, most of the users are wondering how to update the Google Chrome browser. If you’re one among them, here is the guide to update your Chrome browser on different platforms.
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How to Update Google Chrome Browser on Desktop
Most of the time, the Chrome browser on desktop or laptop will be updated automatically without any notification. To update manually, Windows and Mac users can access the built-in settings of the browser.
Step 1: Launch the Chrome browser and tap the three-dot menu icon on the top right corner.
Step 2: Tap the More section and select About Google Chrome.
Step 3: If there is an update, it will be downloaded and installed automatically. The process will take a few minutes to complete.
If it displays “Google Chrome is up to date,” you don’t need to update your browser.
Step 4: Once completed, click Relaunch to restart the browser.
How to Update Google Chrome on Android
Unlike desktop, you can’t find a built-in option to update the Google Chrome browser on Android. Instead, you need to visit the Google Play Store to update it.
Step 1: Launch Google Play Store and tap the hamburger icon on the top left corner.
Step 2: Tap the My apps & games section.
Step 3: Under the Updates section, scroll down to Google Chrome browser.
Step 4: Select Update and wait for few minutes.
Step 5: The latest version for the browser will be downloaded and installed automatically.
How to Update Chrome Browser on iPhone or iPad
Like Android devices, you need to visit the built-in app store to update the browser.
Step 1: Open App Store and tap the Profile icon on the top right corner.
Step 2: Scroll down to Google Chrome browser and hit the UPDATE button.
Step 3: The update process will take few minutes to complete.
Step 4: Once completed, launch the browser and start browsing.
Keeping Chrome updated is very important to avoid security issues. In addition to the above mentioned methods, smartphone users can also update their browser by uninstalling the existing one and installing the latest one from the respective app store.
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