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How to check your version of Google Chrome

What version of Google Chrome are you running?
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June 27, 2022

Google Chrome updates happen so frequently that many users end up clicking the update button without really considering the consequences. With every update comes a slew of convenient upgrades and tweaks to the user experience. That said, it isn’t always clear what each version upgrade brings to the table. In this case, you will want to know how to check what version of Chrome you have, and then look up that specific build number to see what changed.

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THE SHORT ANSWER 

To check your Chrome version on Android or iOS, open the app. Press the button in the top right (Android) or the ᐧᐧᐧ button in the bottom right (iOS). Go to Settings > About Chrome. The version number appears on the About Chrome page.

To check your Chrome version on your desktop, open the browser and click the button in the top right. Go to Help > About Google Chrome. The version number appears on the About Google Chrome page.


KEY SECTIONS 

How to check your version of Google Chrome in Settings

Android & iOS

Open the Google Chrome mobile application and select the Settings tab. On Android, tap the button in the top right. If you’re on iOS, tap the ᐧᐧᐧ button in the bottom right.

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On the Settings page, scroll down to the bottom. Press the tab titled About Chrome.

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On the About Chrome page, you will find your Application version number. In this case, it reads Chrome 97.0.4692.98.

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PC & Mac

On your desktop, click the button in the top right corner of Google Chrome. Move your cursor over Help, then, from the extended menu, click About Google Chrome.

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On the About Chrome page, you will find your Google Chrome version and build number sitting neatly above Get help with Chrome.

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How to check your version of Google Chrome with ‘chrome://version’

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You can use another way to find your Google Chrome version if you need more information. To do this, all you have to do is type chrome://version in the address bar at the top. This will take you to a page that shows you your Google Chrome version number, along with the revision, OS, JavaScript, and more.


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FAQs

As of June 21, 2022, the latest version is 103.0.5060.53.

Google regularly checks for updates. You will find a Pending Update icon in the top right, next to the ⋮ button when an update is ready.

Yes. Google will automatically install the Chrome version that is best for your computer when you download it from the official website.