How to Update Google Chrome
When a new version of the browser is available on your computer or phone; Google Chrome will automatically update. When the browser fails to update automatically, you can do it manually with easy steps.
It is important to update your browser to make sure you’re protected by the latest security improvements. In this article learn how to check for Google Chrome updates and find out what version of Chrome you are using in your Windows 10/8.1/8/7 64-bit, Mac or in your mobile devices.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
How to Update Google Chrome Browser on PC/Laptop (Windows)
- Open Chrome on your computer
Open Google Chrome from your Windows 10, 7, 8.1, 8
- Click on ⋮ (three dots) at the top right of Chrome
Depending on how long the update has been available the menu icon will change to an up arrow with colors
Green: An update has been available for 2 days
Orange: An update has been available for 4 days
Red: An update has been available for 7 days
- Click on Help from the drop-down menu and select About Google Chrome
or type chrome://settings/help into Chrome’s address bar and press Enter.
- Wait for the Update
Google Chrome will check for the latest updates and will bed download in a few minutes.
- Relaunch Google Chrome to finish updating
Nearly up to date! Click on Relaunch to finish updating
To know google chrome version; Open Google Chrome
Click on ⋮ (three dots) at the top right of Chrome
Click on Help from the drop-down menu and select About Google Chrome
Check the version, it will be looks like Version 77.0.3865.75 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Type chrome://settings/help into Chrome’s address bar and press Enter. Check Google Chrome is up to date or not.
As on 19th September 2019 – the latest version of Google Chrome is 77.0.3865.75
At May, 2017 to improve performance, and security Google migrates 32-bit versions of chrome to 64-bit on Windows. (reference)