How to update Google Chrome on PC, iOS and Android

Jitendra Soni

❘ Published: 2023-03-16T13:15:11

❘ Updated: 2023-03-16T13:15:18

It is extremely important to update Google Chrome browser regularly. This ensures you get the best user experience, the latest features and keeps serious security vulnerabilities at bay.

Chrome is the most commonly used web browser, no matter what device you are using. It doesn’t matter if you’re a student or a working executive; Chrome is an ideal solution for finding everything that matters.

From finding the location of a nearby gas station, reading a movie review, finding a bank address, the location of a restaurant near you, or getting your favorite sports team’s score – it delivers it all in a second.

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According to the latest data from Statista, Google Chrome has over 50 percent of the market share in the United States, followed by Apple’s Safari at around 34 percent. Microsoft’s Edge lags behind in third place with a market share of 6.74 percent.

Why does Chrome need regular updates?

Like any other software or application, Google regularly updates the Chrome browser. This means that along with fixing annoying bugs, you often get a lot of new features.

Additionally, timely Chrome browser updates help keep intruders at bay. These cyber criminals are always looking for ways to attack your system to steal data and money, install viruses and trojans in your computers and more. This alone is a good reason to use an up-to-date browser on your PC.

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How to update Chrome on your computer

Google Chrome is designed to automatically check for updates in the background. When your computer connects to the internet, the latest version of Chrome will be downloaded and the update will be applied automatically when the browser is closed and reopened.

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However, if you don’t close your browser often, the Chrome browser on your system might be out of date. There may be an update waiting to be installed. To update Chrome on your PC, do the following:

Open Chrome on your computer. Locate the menu with the three vertical dots in the top right and click on it. Click Help > About Google Chrome. Click Update Google Chrome. Click Reboot.

If you don’t see the Update Google Chrome button, your system is already running the latest version of Chrome.

How to update Google Chrome on iPhone

If you don’t have Chrome auto-updates set up on your iPhone, you can follow the process below.

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Open the App Store. Tap your profile in the top right. Scroll down to view available updates. When Chrome has the word “Update” next to it, tap on it and wait for the app to update. How to update Chrome browser on Android

Updating Chrome on Android is an easy task. All you have to do is follow the process below

Open the Play Store. Click on your profile picture. Tap on “Manage apps & device”. When Chrome is marked as Update Available, click Update.