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How to Update Chrome on a Computer, Android, and iPhone

Google Chrome usually provides automatic updates to your browser. However, there may be times where you need to update the browser manually. It is essential to keep your browser updated to ensure that all your information is secure. Here’s how to update Chrome on your desktop computer, iPhone, and Android devices.

How to Update Google Chrome on Your Computer

To update Chrome on your computer, open the browser and click the three-dot icon in the top-right corner of the window. Then hover over Help and click About Google Chrome. Wait for the update to finish and click Relaunch.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click the three-dot icon on the upper-right corner.
  3. Select Help.
  4. Select About Google Chrome. If updates are available, Chrome will automatically download them.
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    Note: You can also type chrome://settings/help into the address bar and skip the previous steps.

  5. Wait for the update to finish and click Relaunch.
How to Update Google Chrome on Your Computer

How to Update Chrome on Your Android Device

To update Chrome on your Android device, use the Play Store app and tap My apps & games in the menu. Then look for Chrome in the Updates section, and then click Update.

  1. Open the Play Store app on your Android phone.
  2. Then tap the three-line icon in the top-left corner of your screen.
  3. Click on My apps & games. A list of your apps will appear under two sections: Installed and Updates.
  4. In the Updates section, look for Google Chrome.
  5. Tap Update next to the Google Chrome app name.
How to Update Chrome on Your Android Device

How to Update Chrome on Your iPhone

To update Chrome on your iPhone, open the App Store, and tap the Today tab. Then tap your profile image in the top-right corner. Next, swipe down to refresh, and tap Update All. You can also find Chrome and tap Update next to it.

  1. Open the App Store app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap your image in the top-right corner of the Today tab.
  3. Swipe down to refresh the page.
  4. Then tap Update All. You can also search for Google Chrome in the list of available updates, and tap Update next to it.
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  5. Enter your Apple ID if prompted.

Now that you know how to update Chrome, check out our guide on how to change the homepage and new tab page in Chrome.

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Updated on August 31, 2021

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