How to update Chrome, Edge & Brave on a PC (+ check version)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to update Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Brave on a PC. And also how to find out which version of the web browser you have.

Keeping your web browser up to date is very important for online security. Browser updates may include patches to fix security vulnerabilities in the browser. These security patches can prevent hackers or malware (malicious software) from exploiting these security holes.

Most web browsers check for new updates regularly, and when an update is available, the web browser will apply the updates automatically when you close and reopen the browser.

But:

It never hurts to check for updates manually.

How to check the version of Google Chrome on a PC and update it

1. Open the Google Chrome web browser.

2. Click on the three dots in the top-right corner of Chrome.

Google Chrome menu button

3. From the menu, you go to Help and then click on About Google Chrome.

Open Google Chrome about page

4. You can see the version of the web browser in the About section.

Google Chrome version

5. If there's an update, your browser will automatically start downloading it. And when the update is finished downloading, a Relaunch button will appear. Click on the Relaunch button or close and reopen the browser to apply the update.

How to check the version of Microsoft Edge on a PC and update it

1. Open the Microsoft Edge web browser.

2. Click on the three dots in the top-right corner of Edge.

Microsoft Edge menu button

3. From the menu, you go to Help and feedback and then click on About Microsoft Edge.

Open Microsoft Edge about page

4. You can see the version of the web browser in the About section.

Microsoft Edge version

5. If there's an update, your browser will automatically start downloading it. And when the update is finished downloading, a Relaunch button will appear. Click on the Relaunch button or close and reopen the browser to apply the update.

How to check the version of Brave browser on a PC and update it

1. Open the Brave browser.

2. Click on the three lines in the top-right corner of Brave.

Brave browser menu button

3. From the menu, you click on About Brave.

Open Brave browser about page

4. You can see the version of the web browser in the About section.

Brave browser version

5. If there's an update, your browser will automatically start downloading it. And when the update is finished downloading, a Relaunch button will appear. Click on the Relaunch button or close and reopen the browser to apply the update.



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