How to force Chrome update and receive news before everyone else

Chrome, by default, automatically updates in the background, both on PC and on mobile. However, you can manually update the application if you wish. This is useful for receiving the news and security fixes of the browser immediately, before everyone else. Last week, Google's browser completed 10 years and underwent radical changes in its look and functions - according to the company, it was the biggest update of all time. If the new features have not yet arrived for you, see the following tutorial, how to update Chrome to the latest version available on PC and mobile.

The tips are valid for Windows, Linux or MacOS computers. On the phone, the update can only be forced on Android - iPhone (iOS) lets you install apps only from Apple's official store.

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Learn how to upgrade Chrome to the latest available version and receive the news before everyone else

On the pc

Step 1. Open the Chrome menu, go to "Help" and select "About Google Chrome". The procedure is the same in Windows, MacOS, and Linux;

Access your browser information

Step 2. If an update is available, the download will start automatically. Just wait until the software is downloaded and installed;

Update in progress

Step 3. Finally, to complete the upgrade, you must restart the program. To do this immediately, press "Restart";

Restart Chrome to apply the update

Step 4. If the update does not come up, the solution is to download the latest version of the program from the official Chrome website ( Over there, check "Download Google Chrome" and accept the terms of the agreement;

Download the Chrome installer

Step 5. Now just reinstall the browser over the current version. To do this, in Windows, open the downloads folder and run the program installer. After that, wait until the installation is complete. No data will be lost in the process;

Reinstalling Chrome in Windows

Step 6. For Mac, open the downloaded DMG file and drag the Chrome icon to the "Applications" folder. Finally, press "Replace".

Reinstalling Chrome on MacOS

On android

Step 1. On Android, open the app from the Play Store and tap on the menu button located in the upper left corner of the screen;

Open the Google Play Store app

Step 2. From the application menu, open "My apps and games". Android will search for updates and show which apps have new versions available. To update them, just touch "Update" to the right of the application name, or "Update all";

Updating mobile apps

Step 3. If the update is not available, the solution is to install the latest browser version via APK. To do this, follow the instructions in this other tutorial.

On the iPhone

Step 1. Open the App Store app and tap "Updates" in the lower right corner of the screen;

Open the Apple App Store

Step 2. Pull the screen down to search for app updates. If new versions are available, they will be displayed at the top of the screen. To update the apps, just touch "Update" to the right of the app name, or "Update All" in the upper right corner of the screen;

Updating iPhone apps

Step 3. If the app is not installed on your phone, touch "Search" in the lower right corner of the screen and search for Chrome. Finally, just click "Get" to download the browser on your iPhone.

Installing Chrome on iPhone

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