Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, hence keeping it updated is essential for security purposes. Google recently revealed the new 94.0.4606.54 update, which will take days/weeks to be available. To ensure you are protected, Chrome automatically updates when a new version is available for your device. However, there are times when you want to update or check for the updates manually. Also Read - Google Chrome lets you check leaked passwords and fix them with this simple tool
In a recent revelation, Google warned users about a new security threat that can put over 2 billion Chrome users at risk. The risk involves significant ‘Use-After-Free’ vulnerabilities, which led a program to crash. In such a situation, it becomes mandatory to update your Google Chrome as soon as the new update is available. Also Read - Warning! Millions of Google Chrome users at risk: Update browser immediately, follow these steps
How to update the Google Chrome browser
STEP 1: Open Google Chrome Browser. Also Read - Google Chrome sending Enhanced Safe Browsing notifications? Know all about it here
STEP 2: Click on 3 Dots available on Top Right Side.
STEP 3: A drop-down menu will open.
STEP 4: Click on the Settings option on the left side of the next screen.
STEP 5: After clicking on Settings, you have to click on About Chrome written at the bottom.
STEP 6: As soon as you click on About Chrome, your Google Chrome browser will start updating.
STEP 7: After Google Chrome Browser Update, you have to click on RELAUNCH.
STEP 8: Your browser will be closed and open again; Now Google Chrome browser is updated.
How to update Google Chrome on Android
- Open Google Play on your Android device.
- Tap the hamburger icon on the top-left.
- Tap My apps & games.
- Check Updates and see if Google Chrome is listed here. If it is, tap update
How to check if your Google Chrome browser is secure or not
- Go to Settings.
- Click on Help.
- Go to About Google Chrome.
- Google Chrome versions 94.0.4606.61 or higher are protected.
- If you don’t have this version, you can’t do anything, wait, or you can shut down the machine.