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How to update a Chromebook

enero 23, 2020

Chromebooks are very popular because they are affordable, easy to use, and because Chrom OS is all about simplicity. Like all other operating systems, Chrome OS also receives updates. They are important because they provide bug fixes and security improvements. In addition, you can expect new features. In this article, we are going to show you how to update a Chromebook.

See also: How to install apps on a Chromebook

The advantage of Chromebooks is that every time you turn them on, they check to see if an update is available. And when your device downloads an update, you'll notice an arrow right next to your account photo. To install, click on the arrow, then select Restart to update.

But what if you want to update your Chromebook manually? Don't worry, we'll show you how to do just that.

How to update a Chromebook manually

Before showing you how to update your Chromebook manually, make sure it's connected to a Wi-Fi network, not mobile data. Now just follow a few simple steps and you're good to go:

  • First click on your account photo
  • Then click on 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 in Google Chrome OS.
  • If an update is available, your Chromebook will automatically download it

how to update a Chromebook

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If there is no new version of the operating system, your Chromebook is updated in the Google Chrome OS section. In this same section, you can see the version of Chrome OS you currently have.

This is how to update a Chromebook manually. It's very simple and doesn't require too much work. See if an update is available by following this simple guide.