Learn how to keep your browser up to date. Keeping your Web browser up to date is very important to ensure that your online experience is both safe and reliable. There are many Web browsers available across Windows, Mac OS, and other operating systems. Learn how to update Safari, Internet Explorer (I.E.), Google Chrome, Firefox and other common browsers by following the steps below.
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| Google Chrome should update automatically as new versions are released, but the updates will only be installed when Chrome is restarted. You can check for browser updates in the following manner:|
Chrome saves your opened tabs and windows and then reopens them automatically when it restarts. If you would prefer not to restart immediately, however, you can click Not now. Chrome will then apply then updates the next time you restart it.
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Firefox should download updates automatically, and prompt you to install them when they are ready. You can verify that your Firefox browser is current by following these steps:
| As a built-in Windows 10 system application, Microsoft Edge updates are included with Windows updates, which means that you cannot update it manually. To ensure that your Edge browser is current it is necessary to make certain that Windows is up to date. You can do that as follows:|
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| As a built-in Windows program, Internet Explorer (I.E.) updates are included with Windows updates, which means that you cannot update Internet Explorer manually. In order to ensure that your Internet Explorer browser is current, it is necessary to make certain that Windows is up to date. You can do this as follows:|
This will cause Windows to update, and the update will ensure that your version of Internet Explorer is current.
You can check the version of Internet Explorer that you are using as follows:
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Opera should keep itself up to date automatically, but if you would like to check the version or update Opera manually, you can do so like this:
| Updating Apple Safari should update automatically if you have Apple updates enabled, but you can verify that your version of Safari is the latest as follows:|