In this article we will discuss few possible ways on how to check your Google Chrome browser version. Expect from the last check Google Chrome browser solution, where the actual Linux command line terminal is used to determine the chrome version, the guide should provided you with operating system agnostic solution. That being said, at least one of the below steps should help you out regardless of your operating system or device ( mobile, table, PC ).

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to check Chrome browser version using help page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using external landing page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using chrome version page
  • How to check Chrome browser version from the command line
Retrieving Google Chrome browser version
Retrieving Google Chrome browser version

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Ubuntu Linux
Software Google Chrome
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to check Google Chrome version step by step instructions

  1. The first solution should work on any device, whether you are trying obtain a google chrome version from your mobile device, tablet, laptop or PC. Open your Google Chrome browser and into the URL box type chrome://version.
    Retrieving Google Chrome browser version using the chrome://version page
    Retrieving Google Chrome browser version using the chrome://version page

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  3. The second solution on how to check the Chrome Browser version should also work on any device or operating system. Simply navigate your browser to our in-house browser detection page. Apart from the Chrome version, the script will also detect your operating system and user agent configuration.
    Detecting browser name, version operating system and user agent configuration.
    Detecting browser name, version operating system and user agent configuration.
  4. This solution on how to check Chrome version is rather desktop oriented. Simply use your browser to navigate to the provided chrome about page:
    Customize and control Google Chrome - Help - About Google Chrome
    To check Chrome version first navigate your browser to Customize and control Google Chrome -> Help -> About Google Chrome.
  5. Google Chrome version displayed on the Help page
    Google Chrome version displayed on the Help page


  6. The last solution is strictly Linux operating system specific. Open up a terminal and enter:
    $ google-chrome --version
    
    Check Google Chrome version from Linux terminal
    Check Google Chrome version from the Linux terminal
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