Your Chromebook automatically checks for and downloads software updates by itself. This happens when your Chromebook is turned on and connected to Wi-Fi. Updates are spread over weeks. You can force or finish an update by:


Finish an update

When your Chromebook downloads a software update, you’ll see an arrow near your account photo: Update

To finish the update, click Update Update and then Restart to Update. Your Chromebook will restart.


Force check for updates yourself

  1. Open the Chrome browser on your Chromebook. 
  2. in the upper right corner you will see an icon on three stacked dots. Click on that. 
  3. Scroll down to "Help" and then over to "About Google Chrome" and click on that. 

  4. Click on "Check for Updates" button

  5. Chrome will download and install any updates and ask to restart. You must reboot for updates to take effect.