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How to Check for Software Updates on your Chromebook

Summary: The following article guides you on how to check for updates on your Chromebook.

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Chromebook Software Updates

Chromebooks perform software updates when connected to a network and when an update is available. Updates download in the background and prompt you to install when the download is completed. The download can take some time if the update is a full system software update.

To check for updates:

  1. Click to the bottom right and, select the time.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. To the bottom of the left panel, select About Chrome OS.
  4. Under "Google Chrome OS," it lists which version of the Chrome operating system your Chromebook uses.
  5. Select Check for updates.
  6. If your Chromebook finds a software update, it starts to download automatically.

Additional Information:

Update your Chromebooks Operating System External Link

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Affected Product

Chromebook, Chromebook, Chromebook

Last Published Date

26 Sep 2022



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