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

Last Modified on February 8, 2020