Chrome OS receives major updates every six weeks, with more frequent security spots. Updates are usually loaded and installed automatically in the background, but here you make sure your Chromebook always runs the latest building.
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First things first: you will get a notification when an update has been downloaded and installed, because you have to restart your computer to complete the update process.
Click on the clock at the bottom of the clock to open the system tray and registration panel. If an update is available, there will be a notification at the top of the menu-click "Restart to update." Easy to read.
Make sure you save everything you work on before clicking to restart your Chromebook. Any unsaved data may get lost when your Chromebook is restarted.
If you do not see this message, click the setup tools.
Then click on the Hamburger menu and then click "About Chrome OS" at the bottom of the menu.
Click "Search for updates." If your Chromebook finds an update, it will start downloading automatically.
] When the update is downloaded, you must restart the device to complete the process. Click "Restart."
If you'd rather wait to restart your Chromebook and finish the work you do, just close the menu and your Chromebook will install the update the next time you start about it.
To verify that your Chromebook is up-to-date after it's restarted, go back to the "About Chrome OS" page or type
chrome: // settings / help into Omnibox in the Chrome browser. You should now see "Your Chromebook is up to date" after you install the latest update.