How to update Google Chrome on Android

The Chrome app logo on an Android phone tucked in a person's denim pocket.
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By default, Google Chrome automatically updates your Android phone. However, you can run a manual update check to find and install the latest updates. You can also enable the automatic updates option if it is disabled. We’ll show you how.

Similar to updating Chrome on a desktop, you need to have an active internet connection on your Android phone. This is because the browser updates are downloaded from the Internet.

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Update Chrome on Android Phones and Tablets

To start the Chrome update process, launch the Google Play Store on your Android phone.

Tap the Play Store search box, type “Google Chrome” (without the quotes), and press Enter. Then select “Google Chrome” from the search results.

Press "Google Chrome" in the search results.

On the Chrome app page, tap “Refresh” to refresh the browser.

If you do not see the “Refresh” button, your version of Chrome is already up to date and you do not need to do anything.

choose "Update" button.

To allow Chrome to automatically detect and install its updates in the future, enable the automatic update feature. To do so, tap the three dots in the upper right corner of the Chrome app page.

Select the three dots in the upper right corner.

If the box is not checked, enable the “Enable auto-update” option.

Turn on "Enable automatic updating" possibility.

And that’s all.

With the updated version of Chrome, you now have the latest bug fixes, new features, and general performance improvements. Enjoy an upgraded web browser on your device!

If you’re trying to resolve an issue with Chrome and it’s still not resolved, you may want to consider enforcing an update to the Google Play Store itself or updating Google Play Services.