How to Update Google’s Chrome Browser

Google’s Chrome Browser just released an update – take 1 minute today to update your browser – follow these simple directions:

To make sure that you’re protected by the latest security updates, Google Chrome automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser is available. The update process happens in the background and doesn’t require any action on your part.

Check for updates

Updates are available if the Chrome menu on the browser changes color to green Update Chrome, orange Sync error, or red . To apply the update, just follow the steps below.

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Update Google Chrome.
  3. In the confirmation dialog that appears, click Restart. The browser saves your opened tabs and windows and reopens them automatically when it restarts. If you’d prefer not to restart right away, click Not now. The next time you restart your browser, the update will automatically be applied.

Windows 8 users: Make sure to close all Chrome windows and tabs on the desktop and Windows 8 app, then relaunch Chrome to apply the update.

Check for update manually and see the current browser version

Click the Chrome menu Chrome menu on the browser toolbar and select About Google Chrome. The current version number is the series of numbers beneath the “Google Chrome” heading. Chrome will check for updates when you’re on this page. ClickRelaunch to apply any available update.

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