How to Update Google Chrome (Guide)

How to Update Google Chrome (Guide)

Google Chrome is a free web browsing software developed by Google and launched on September 2, 2008. It is the most commonly preferred web browser all around the world. Still, the browser continues to be improved every passing day. Google Chrome can automatically update itself when it has a new version; you can understand through its look. Make sure you can access the latest version of Google Chrome to reach maximum efficiency in online platforms. Well, how can we update Google Chrome when it cannot update itself automatically.

Update Google Chrome To The Latest Version

Generally, updates of Google Chrome will be done when you close and reopen the browser. Contrarily, if you haven’t closed it for a very long time, you may meet a pending update. 

Update Google Chrome To The Latest Version

Here are the steps to update Google Chrome;

  • Go to Google Chrome on your PC.
  • Find the ‘More’ part at the top right of the page. If there is a pending update, a colored icon will appear; color depends on the update’s waiting time.
    • Green color: An update was released within the last 48 hours.
    • Orange color: An update was released within the last 96 hours.
    • Red color: An update was released more than a week ago.
  • Click the ‘Update Google Chrome’ button.
  • Click the ‘Relaunch’ button. That’s it!

If there are opened tabs on the browser, it saves them and reopens them automatically when you restart it. On the other side, if you open the tabs by Incognito Windows, Chrome won’t reopen them. 

Update Chrome on your iOS devices

Update Chrome on your iOS devices

Chrome needs to be updated automatically on mobile devices. You can easily check for a new version.

  • Open the App Store on your device.
  • Tap your profile at the top right of the page.
  • Find the ‘Available Updates’ part and find Chrome. If there’s a pending update, you will see it here.
  • Tap the ‘Update’ button next to the name of Chrome.
  • If asked, enter your account password. That’s it! 

FAQs About Updating Chrome

Why can’t you find the ‘Update Google Chrome’ button when you want to update? 

If there is not the button, you are already on the latest version of Google Chrome.

How do you check the current Chrome version?

Go to Google Chrome on your PC.
Find the ‘More’ part at the top right of the page.
Click ‘Help’ and then click ‘About Google Chrome.’ You can see which is the current version of Google Chrome under the ‘Google Chrome’ heading.

Can you see a preview of what’s coming soon in the new version of Google Chrome? 

YES, Google offers its users beta versions of Chrome.

How often does Google Chrome update? 

Approximately every six weeks.

Can you downgrade to previous versions of your Chrome? 

Yes, it is possible. You can downgrade to the three latest versions of Chrome. Get professional help from the Google Help Center!

Why can’t you update Google Chrome on your computer? 

There may be several reasons. To solve this problem;
Download Google Chrome again.
Restart your computer.
Check for malware.
Make sure you meet the system requirements.
Check antivirus and firewall.
If it still doesn’t work, get professional help from the Google Help Forum.

Updating Google Chrome In Short

If there’s a new version of Chrome, it will automatically update itself. When you close and reopen the browser, you will see the changes on Google Chrome. Contrarily, sometimes, it cannot update itself. At this point, you can easily update Google Chrome by following the steps mentioned above. If you liked this article, you can also like how to restore Google Chrome tabs.

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