When you keep Google Chrome updated, your online experience gets better and security holes get fixed. Find out how to update Chrome on your PC, Mac, Android phone, or iPhone. Install security and privacy software like Avast One to protect your device from phishing attacks, malware, identity theft, and the rest of today’s internet threats.
Update Chrome on PC or Mac
To update Google Chrome, start the Chrome browser, click the three dots () in the top right corner, and then choose Help > About Google Chrome. Click Check for Changes to see if there is an update. Click Relaunch when the update is done. If there are no changes, Chrome will tell you that it is up to date.
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Update Chrome on Android
The best way to update Google Chrome on Android is via Google Play. Here’s how:
- Open the Google Play app and tap your profile picture in the top-right corner.
- Select Manage apps & device > Updates available.
- You’ll see available updates for apps on your phone. Find Google Chrome and tap Update. Or, tap Update all.
Update Chrome on iPhone or iPad
You can update Chrome on an iPhone or iPad via the App Store if you don’t have automatic updates enabled. Here’s how to do it:
- Open the App Store on your iPhone or iPad and tap your profile picture.
- Scroll to Available Updates and tap Update next to Google Chrome. If Chrome isn’t in the updates list, there’s no update available.
- Enter your Apple ID and password to finish updating Chrome on your iOS device.
How to update Avast Secure Browser
If you are using a different Chromium-based browser, like Avast Secure Browser, you can update it directly from an open window on both PC and Mac. Open Avast Secure Browser, click the three dots () in the top right corner (or use the keyboard function Alt + F), and then click Help and About Avast Secure Browser. There, you can make changes to the software.
Latest Chrome Updates
Google puts out changes often to add features, make the user experience better, and fix security holes that hackers can use to take advantage of your browser and your device. Check out the official Chrome Releases blog to find out about the latest changes to Google Chrome and what they are.
Staying up to date on the latest Chrome updates can help fix security holes. Installing a browser cleaner tool can help you delete tracking cookies, block browser sniffers, and clear browser cache, keeping Chrome fast and safe.
What to Do if Chrome Won’t Update
If your Chrome app won’t update and you get an error message, try getting rid of any apps you don’t use. This may also help your browser run faster. If Chrome still won’t update, try uninstalling it fully and reinstalling it from the official Google Chrome site.
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Stay on Top of Your Security and Privacy
Keeping Chrome up to date is only one part of keeping your computer safe. Avast One can find other old software, block malicious sites and downloads, and even use its built-in VPN to encrypt your internet link. Download Avast One today for free to get device security and privacy that are the best in the business.