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How to update Chrome On Mac
hrome auto-updates itself, and that's awesome
Google's Chrome web browser was the first web browser to provide automatic updates. This was something of a revolution, because prior to this, it was the user's responsibility to update their web browser. This usually meant that only the most vigilant and technically savvy users had up to date web browsers.
Having an up to date web browser is vital to having a safe and fully-featured web experience and Chrome's auto-update feature facilitates this very easily.
In most cases - actually, unless you have specifically disabled it - Chrome will check for updates every couple of hours and automatically update itself.
What if Chrome is not already auto-updating?
If you are being told that Chrome is out of date (our homepage will tell you if Chrome is out of date) then in most cases you just need to wait a few hours and Chrome will auto update itself.
If this doesn't occur, it's possible that:
Fixing these issues is beyond the scope of this article; these situations are typically rare.
This guide will show you how to manually trigger Chrome to check for updates and install them if they are found.
The screenshots below are taken from Mac OS X, but the process is the same on Windows.
Simply opening the "About Chrome" interface is enough to trigger Chrome to check for updates and download them if there are any found.