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How to Update your Chromebook

Chromebook is a powerful and easy-to-use machine that runs on Chrome OS. An operating system developed by Google. You can do most of your work using a browser, which requires an internet connection. Therefore, it is crucial to update your Chromebook to keep your device safe and secure.

To keep the Chromebook safe and secure, software updates are crucial for your Chromebook’s safety and security; to ensure seamless device operation. The update includes bug fixes, performance improvements, and the most recent security patch. Also, you don’t need to update the Google Chrome browser separately.

How to Update your Chromebook

When you update a Chromebook, you also update the ChromeOS and Google Chrome browsers. Here is a complete step-by-step guide on; how to update your Chromebook, Chrome OS, or Chrome browser to the latest version.

By default, Chromebook automatically checks for the latest update and installs the update in the background. However, sometimes it may have issues. You can manually check for the update and install it when you want without affecting your workflow. To check for and install the ChromeOS and Google Chrome browser updates manually, you can follow the following steps:

Step 1: Click on the “App Launcher” and select the “Settings” application. You can also open “Settings” from the quick settings panel.

Showing you to open the Settings on Chromebook

Step 2: A “Settings” window will appear. Here on the left, select the “About ChromeOS” tab. Here you will find all the information about your Chrome OS – like which version of the Chrome operating system you are using on your Chromebook and more. 

Accessing the About Section on ChromeOS

Step 3: Click the “Check for updates” button to check for the latest Chrome OS update and security update. Here you can also check for Firmware updates.

ChromeOS Update Info

Step 4: If any new update is available, it will automatically download and install it on your Chromebook. The update process may take time; wait for the update to complete.

Updating Percentage Showing on the Screen

Step 5: After your update process gets completed. Click on the “Restart” button to finish the update and wait for the reboot process to complete. Once the reboot is complete, you can use your Chromebook with new updates and features.

Showing you the Process to Restart your Chromebook after the update


I hope the guide helped you; to manually update your Chromebook. That’s it; this is a quick and simple guide on; how to update your Chromebook. If you are interested in Chromebook and ChromeOS, you can follow the guide. Do you know your Chromebook comes with some perks, especially for you? Check our guide on; how you can claim your Perks for free

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttps://thechromeguide.com
I love using Chromebook. So, I created TheChromeGuide.com to share my knowledge of ChromeOS, Chrome and Chromecast.
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