How to update the OS of a Chromebook

Video Tutorial

  • Step-by-Step Directions

    • Turn on the Chromebook

    • Open a new Chrome Tab

    • In the Omnibox, at the top, type the following and press the enter key:
      • chrome://settings/help



    check for updates

    • When your Chromebook downloads a software update, near your account photo, look for Update up arrow

    • To finish the update, select Update up arrow  Restart to Update

    • The Chromebook will restart.


    To shut down your Chromebook manually, click the shutdown icon in the lower right corner (see below)

    shut down your chromebook