Google Chrome reigns supreme as the dominant web browser across all platforms. You can use Chrome on both your home and work computers, as well as on mobile devices, and keeping it up to date is crucial for its security and performance. If you’re wondering, “What version of Chrome do I have?”, there are several ways to figure that out on any device. This guide illustrates how to check the Chrome version in Windows 10, macOS, Android, iOS, and iPadOS:
- Open Google Chrome and enter the following in its address bar: chrome://version
- This loads the About Version page, where you can see the version number displayed at the top, next to Google Chrome.
NOTE: You can use this tutorial to check the Google Chrome version on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and iPadOS. Each chapter’s title indicates the operating system the method works on.
If you need a universal way to do a Chrome version check, this is the most straightforward method. Regardless of the device you’re using, open Google Chrome and enter the following in its address bar: chrome://version
This loads the About Version page, where you can see the version number displayed at the top, next to Google Chrome.
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You can also see the current Google Chrome version through the popular browser’s settings, but the steps are not the same on the different operating systems. In Chrome for Windows and macOS, open the “Customize and control Google Chrome” menu by clicking or tapping on the three vertical dots button from the top-right corner. Then, choose Help and click or tap on “About Google Chrome.”
The About Chrome section from the browser’s Settings opens in a new tab. Check for the Version in the field under the browser’s name and logo.
If you have the latest version of Chrome, you can also see that “Google Chrome is up to date.” Otherwise, you have the option to get the latest Chrome version.
To check the Chrome version on Android, first, tap on the three vertical dots in the top-right corner.
Tap on Settings from the menu that appears.
Next, scroll down to the bottom and tap on About Chrome.
On the next screen, the info you need is displayed at the top, under Application version.
If you want to know how to check the Chrome version on iPhone or iPad, the instructions do not differ much. First, tap on the More (…) button, found at the bottom-right corner of the screen on iOS and the top-right corner on iPadOS. Then, access Settings.
Next, tap on Google Chrome, the last option on the Settings screen.
You can find the information you need under the options displayed on the “About Google Chrome” page, as seen below.
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Both Windows 10 and Android allow the management of installed apps through the Settings apps found on both operating systems.
In Windows 10, open Settings and click or tap on Apps.
Scroll down through the list of installed apps on the right until you find Google Chrome. Click or tap on it, and you can see the current version appear underneath the browser’s name.
To check the Chrome version on Android, open Settings and tap on Apps & notifications or Apps.
Next, look through your installed apps (by showing all the apps and/or scrolling), and then tap on Chrome.
The Chrome version should be displayed on this page. If you can’t find it under Google Chrome at the top, scroll to the bottom. On some Android models, you have to first access the Advanced options, but you can still find the current version of the browser on the bottom row.
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There’s another way to check the Chrome version on Mac or Windows. Enter the following in the address bar: chrome://system
Chrome loads the About System page, where you can see the Chrome version on the first line of details.
5. Perform a Google Chrome version check on Windows 10 by checking the details of the chrome.exe file
Another method to discover the version of Google Chrome installed on your Windows 10 device is to view the properties of its executable file. Open File Explorer and navigate to “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application” to find the chrome.exe file.
Right-click or press-and-hold on it to open a contextual menu, and then click or tap on Properties.
In the chrome.exe Properties window, access the Details tab. The Chrome version installed on your Windows 10 computer or device is listed both next to File version and Product version.
reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome"
You can see the info you need next to Version, as highlighted below.
It does not matter if you’re using Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, or iPadOS. You now know how to determine the version of Google Chrome installed on your device. Before you close this guide, let us know what prompted your Chrome version check. Were you trying to update your browser? Which device or devices are you using Chrome on? Let us know in the comments.