Updating Web Browsers

Microsoft Edge: Updating Microsoft Edge

The Microsoft Edge browser is tied to Windows 10 and consequently, so are its updates. To update the Edge browser, you need to update Windows with the steps below.

Press the Windows Key, type Check for updates, and then press Enter.

Under the Update status section, select Check for updates.

Google Chrome: Updating Chrome

Google Chrome will update automatically as new iterations are released to the public. To verify that your version of Chrome is the latest or to update manually, follow these steps:

Open the Google Chrome browser.

Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button Chrome settings in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

From the drop-down menu that appears, select Help, then select About Google Chrome.

The window that appears will automatically check for updates and show you the current version of Chrome. If an update is available, there will be an option to install the update.

Tip: Users may enter the chrome://chrome/ into the Omnibox (Chrome address bar) to achieve the same result.

Note: Download latest version of Chrome from the official Google Chrome download page: https://www.google.com/chrome

Firefox: Updating Firefox

Mozilla Firefox should automatically download updates and prompt you when they are available to install. To verify that your version of Firefox is the latest or to update manually, follow these steps:

Open the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Click the Open menu button Firefox menu in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

In the menu that appears, click the Open Help Menu Firefox help icon button at the bottom.

Select About Firefox.

The window that appears will automatically check for updates and show you the current version of Firefox. If an update is available, there will be an option to install the update.

Note: Download the latest version of Firefox from the official Firefox download page: https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/

Safari: Updating Safari

If you have Apple updates turned on, Safari should stay up to date automatically. To verify that your version of Safari is the latest or update manually, follow these steps:

Open the Apple menu and choose App Store.

In the top of the window that appears, click the Updates button in the toolbar.

Find Safari and click Update (or Update all to do every app).

Note: Download the latest version of Safari from the official Safari download page: https://support.apple.com/safari

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