Chromebooks are pretty popular because they are affordable, easy to use and because Chrom OS is all about simplicity. As every other OS, Chrome OS also get updates. These are important because they bring bug fixes and improvements in security. In addition, you can expect some new features. In this article, we are going to show you how to update a Chromebook.
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The great thing about Chromebooks is that every time you turn them on, they will check if an update is available. And when your device downloads an update, you will notice an arrow just next to your account photo. So, to install it, just click the arrow, and then select Restart to update.
But, what if you want to update your Chromebook manually? Don’t worry, we are going to show you how to do just that.
How to update a Chromebook manually
Before we show you how to update your Chromebook manually, make sure it is connected to a Wi-Fi network, not mobile data. Now just follow a few simple steps and you will be good to go:
- First, click your account photo
- Next, click the gear icon to access the settings
- Now click on the hamburger icon to open the menu
- Select About Chrome OS
- Click Check for updates located under Google Chrome OS
- If an update is available, your Chromebook will automatically download it
If there is no fresh OS version, you will see Your Chromebook is up to date under the section Google Chrome OS. In that same section, you can see the version of Chrome OS you currently have.
This is how to update a Chromebook manually. It is very simple, and it does not require too much work. See if an update is available by following this simple guide.