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How to Update Chrome on Windows 10 PC and Laptop

Install the latest version of Google Chrome on your Windows 10 to get the most out of it.

Google Chrome is the preferred web browser for most of the Windows 10 and other version users. Despite having a built-in Microsoft Edge browser, Windows 10 users prefer the Chrome browser because of its versatility and advantages. Like the smartphone version, the Windows version also receives frequent updates. Most of the time, the browser will be updated automatically without any notification. If you want, you can also manually update the Chrome browser on your Windows 10 PC.

Generally, the Chrome browser will be updated in the background when you close the browser. But, if you haven’t closed the browser for a long time, it won’t be updated automatically.

Note – The following guide is also applicable for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users.

How to Update Google Chrome Browser on Windows 10

The three-dotted menu icon on the top-right will be colored in three different colors when you have an update.

  • Green: The update was released less than two days ago
  • Orange: The update was released four days ago
  • Red: The update was released at least a week ago

If you are in the latest version, you will not see any color. If anyone of the three colors appears on the menu icon, you need to update the Chrome browser on Windows immediately for the latest security updates and features.

(1) Click the More icon.

Update Chrome on Windows 10

(2) On the pop-up, click the Update Chrome option.

Update Chrome on Windows 10

(3) Now, you will be directed to the update page of Google Chrome.

(4) The latest version for your Chrome browser will be downloaded and installed automatically.

(5) Once updated, click Relaunch and reopen the browser for a new version.

Relaunch button

How to Check the Current Version of Chrome

If you want to know the current version of your Chrome browser on Windows, follow the below steps.

(1) Click the More icon on the top right of the screen.

Update Chrome on Windows 10

(2) Click the Help button and choose the About Chrome option.

Help option
Update Chrome on Windows 10

(3) The current version number will appear on the screen. If a new update is available, the update will download. Clicking the Relaunch button will update the Chrome browser.

Chrome Beta Version

If you want to access the new features before they’re released, you can download the Chrome Beta. You can download the Chrome Beta version here. After installing the beta version, join the Google Chrome Help Community page to submit your feedback about the new updates.

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