How to update Chrome — get the latest version of the Google browser

Google Chrome
(Image credit: Google)

To our surprise, "How to update Chrome" is currently trending in Google Search. People really want to get the latest version of the popular Google browser! After all, it gives them to access new security and feature updates.

If you're one of the many search-engine users scratching their heads over how to update their Google browser, look no further. We've got an easy, step-by-step guide on how to update Chrome.

How to update Chrome

Updating Chrome is so easy, this may be our briefest guide yet.

1. Open Chrome and click on the three-dot icon on the upper-right corner.

Chrome update

How to update Chrome (Image credit: Future)

2. Click on Settings.

How to update Chrome

How to update Chrome (Image credit: Future)

3. On the left panel, click on About Chrome. This should auto-launch an upgrade if there's one available.

How to update Chrome

How to update Chrome (Image credit: Future)

4. After the upgrade completes, click on Relaunch to ensure that your Chrome browser is fully up to date.

How to update Chrome

How to update Chrome (Image credit: Future)

5. Once it's relaunched, the About Chrome page should reappear.

How to update Chrome

How to update Chrome (Image credit: Future)

Look for some variation of "Chrome is up to date." This means that the update was successful and you're now using the newest version of the Google browser.

Looking to upgrade your Chrome game as a user? Here are a few guides that will turn you into a Chrome pro, or if you have been frustrated with Chrome you might want to check out some of the best Chrome alternatives.

Kimberly Gedeon, holding a Master's degree in International Journalism, launched her career as a journalist for MadameNoire's business beat in 2013. She loved translating stuffy stories about the economy, personal finance and investing into digestible, easy-to-understand, entertaining stories for young women of color. During her time on the business beat, she discovered her passion for tech as she dove into articles about tech entrepreneurship, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the latest tablets. After eight years of freelancing, dabbling in a myriad of beats, she's finally found a home at Laptop Mag that accepts her as the crypto-addicted, virtual reality-loving, investing-focused, tech-fascinated nerd she is. Woot!