How To Keep Different Browsers Updated

Keeping browsers up to date with the latest updates is important for safer browsing and also for making most of the newly available features.

Let’s take a look at how to check for updates and apply them to the most commonly used browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Vivaldi
  • Brave browser

Microsoft Edge:

In the Edge address bar, type in:


accessing Edge updates page

This will show the About page with the updated status.

Edge updates page

Any newly available updates will be displayed too which will be applied.

Google Chrome:

In the Chrome address bar, type in:


accessing Chrome updates page

This will show the About Chrome along with the updated status.

Chrome updates page

Newly available updates can be applied from here.

Mozilla Firefox:

In Firefox, go to Help > About Firefox.

accessing Firefox updates page

Updates if available will be downloaded.

Firefox updates page

Click on the Restart to Update Firefox button to apply them.


From the Vivaldi icon and select Help.

accessing Vivaldi updates page

Choose Check for Updates.

Check for Updates in Vivaldi

It will show a dialog box with the browser updates status.

Vivaldi updates page


In the Brave browser address bar, type in:


accessing Brave updates page

The About Brave page will show the status of the update, you can also download and apply any new updates if available.

Brave browser updates page

Besides checking for updates individually, you can also use a patching tool like Patch My PC which can download and apply updates for all the installed programs in one go.

All done.

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