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A Web Browser is the application that is used to display websites on the Internet. The most common web browsers are Chrome (Google), Safari (Apple), Firefox (Mozilla), and Internet Explorer/Edge (Windows). If you are using an older version of any of these applications, it is strongly recommended that you update it, to ensure that security vulnerabilities are plugged and bugs are squashed. This not only provides you with a safe/secure browsing experience, but also ensures optimal performance and compatibility while using your Account Management Panel (AMP) for instance. In this guide, you can learn how to update your web browser.

Choose Your Operating System (OS):

Windows 10 Users

Click on the button below that indicates the web browser you are using to expand the instructions specific to your browser.

Internet Explorer is slowly being replaced by Microsoft's new web browser, called Edge. Since both are included with Windows 10, you simply need to make sure your OS is updated to ensure that your web browser is updated. The following steps will describe how to use Windows Update to ensure your web browser is updated.

  1. Click the Start menu.

  2. Click on System Settings.

  3. Click on Update & Security.

  4. Updates may automatically begin downloading and installing. However, if you see updates available, simply click on the Update button.

Google Chrome automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Chrome and update automatically.

  1. Open Google Chrome

  2. Click the Settings menu.

  3. Hover over Help, then click on About Google Chrome.

  4. Google Chrome will display the current version. If an update is available, then Chrome will download and install the latest version automatically. You will then see a message: "Nearly up-to-date! Relaunch Google Chrome to finish updating."

  5. Click on the Relaunch button.

Firefox automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Firefox and update automatically.

  1. Open Firefox.

  2. Click on the Settings menu.

  3. Click on the Help icon (This icon looks like a question mark inside a circle).

  4. Click on About Firefox.

  5. Click on the Restart Firefox to Update button, to complete the update.

High Sierra Users

Click on the button below that indicates the web browser you are using to expand the instructions specific to your browser.

Since Safari is included in the Mac High Sierra OS, you simply need to make sure your Mac OS is updated to ensure that your Safari web browser is updated. The following steps will describe how to update Mac OS from the App Store.

  1. Type 'system preferences' into the Spotlight Search to the right, in your menu bar. Under Top Hits, double-click to open System Preferences.

  2. Click on the App Store icon.

  3. Click on the Check Now button.

  4. The App Store will open, check for updates, and then display the available updates (if any).

  5. Click on the Update button next to MacOS High Sierra.

Mozilla Firefox automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Firefox and update automatically.

  1. Open Firefox.

  2. Click on the Firefox drop-down menu from the menu bar.

  3. Click on About Firefox.

  4. Under the version listed, click on the Update to version xx.x.x button, to have Firefox automatically download the latest version and install it.

  5. Click on the Restart to update Firefox button, to complete the update.

Google Chrome automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Chrome and update automatically.

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click on the Chrome drop-down menu from the menu bar.

  3. Click on About Google Chrome.

  4. Google Chrome will display the current version. If an update is available, then Chrome will download and install the latest version automatically. You will then see a message: "Nearly up-to-date! Relaunch Google Chrome to finish updating."

  5. Click the Relaunch button to restart and complete the update.

Linux Users

Click on the button below that indicates the web browser you are using to expand the instructions specific to your browser.

Firefox automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Firefox and update automatically.

  1. Open Firefox.

  2. Click on the Settings menu.

  3. Click on the Help icon (This icon looks like a question mark inside a circle).

  4. Click on About Firefox.

  5. Click on the Restart Firefox to Update button, to complete the update.

Google Chrome automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Chrome and update automatically.

  1. Open Google Chrome

  2. Click the Settings menu.

  3. Hover over Help, then click on About Google Chrome.

  4. Google Chrome will display the current version. If an update is available, then Chrome will download and install the latest version automatically. You will then see a message: "Nearly up-to-date! Relaunch Google Chrome to finish updating."

  5. Click on the Relaunch button.

Opera automatically detects the version currently installed and will download and install the latest version. The following steps will describe how to check the version of Opera and update automatically.

  1. Open Opera.

  2. Click on the Opera drop-down menu.

  3. Click on About Opera.

  4. Opera will display the current version. If an update is available, then Opera will download and install the latest version automatically. You will then see a message: "Restart Opera to update to version xx.x.x".

  5. Click the Relaunch Now button to restart and complete the update.


Now you are familiar with how to update your web browser. If you experience issues or are advised to update your browser, you can do so.

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