How to use Google’s Chrome browser for your laptop, iPad or smartphone, whether it’s on your desktop or your laptop’s screen.
If you’ve got a Chromebook or other Android-based laptop, it’s a good idea to go through the steps below to ensure that the operating system is up-to-date.
Step 1: Update Chrome on your laptop or tablet or Chromebook How to update Chrome on a computer that doesn’t have an Internet connection How to ensure you have the latest version of Chrome installed on your computer.
Windows users can update Chrome to the latest stable version using the update manager for Windows, but Chrome won’t be able to update to that version automatically.
For Chrome on Linux, the easiest way to update is to download the latest Chrome Beta from Google’s official site.
Linux users can also download a Chrome Beta installer from their distro’s official website.
If your Chromebook is using a Linux version of the operating-system (or one that has the latest beta version installed), you can update it manually by running the following command in the Chrome web browser: Chrome Beta update The Chrome Beta is an installer that will automatically install the latest Beta version and update Chrome automatically to the newest stable version.
The latest version is 188.8.131.52 (or earlier) on Linux.
On Windows, you can install Chrome Beta via the Windows Update or the Windows App Store, but it won’t automatically update Chrome.
Chrome Beta will update automatically, but you’ll have to manually refresh your browser to ensure it updates.
Step 2: Install Chrome Extensions You can install extensions on Chrome extensions by installing them from the Chrome Extensions Manager.
Installing an extension requires two steps: 1.
Installing the Chrome Extension Manager extension package from the Google Chrome website.
Instaling the Chrome extension by navigating to Extensions > Chrome Extensions > Add-ons.
If you’ve installed extensions from the Microsoft store, you’ll be prompted to select the Chrome Store.
The Chrome Extension manager will allow you to install extensions by downloading them, and once installed, you’re able to install the extension.
When you install an extension, it’ll ask you for a user name and password, and it will install the Chrome extensions using the following steps:1.
Right-click on the extension you want to install, and choose Properties.2.
Click the Manage tab.3.
Select the Extensions tab.4.
In the Extensions Manager window that opens, select Extensions.
Here you’ll see a list of extensions.
Click on a extension to install it.
Once you’ve downloaded and installed an extension and activated it, it will automatically run its task when you open a new tab in Chrome.
You’ll then be prompted for a username and password when you enter it.
Step 3: Check the version of your browser You can check the version number of your computer by visiting chrome://version and clicking the version that appears next to the “Web Browser Version” field.
To check the browser version number, open Chrome, click the Tools menu, and then click Chrome Version History.
Step 4: Enable the web browser’s privacy features When you enable privacy features in Chrome, it makes it easier to control the web browsing experience on your device.
Privacy settings in Chrome are generally set to private by default, and you can change these settings by clicking on the Privacy Settings button.
To enable privacy settings, navigate to Privacy Settings > Enable.
The Privacy Settings menu will show you a list with options for enabling or disabling privacy features.
You can also configure Chrome to disable a specific feature by navigating back to Privacy Options > Privacy Settings.