How to Download Google Chrome Web Browser on Mac

 

How to get Chrome browser on your Mac




For many, Google Chrome is the only web browser worth using. If you want to see what it's all about, you'll be happy to know that it's incredibly easy and quick to download and install on your Mac. In this guide, we'll take you to step by step so you can finally ditch Safari or Mozilla or whatever for Chrome.


How to get Chrome browser on your Mac


How to get Chrome browser on your Mac



If you use Chrome on an Android phone or tablet, or on an iPhone or iPad, you might want to consider using it on a laptop or Mac as well. Seamlessly syncs your bookmarks, passwords, preferences, and open tabs across all your devices. You can literally pick up where you left off, meaning you can start browsing on your iPhone and then switch to your Mac to access your open tabs. Additionally, many benchmarks have shown that Chrome is the fastest browser available. There is no reason not to use it. Unless, of course, you have a problem with Google and its data collection practices. But that's for another article.


Download and install Chrome on your Mac

Download and install Chrome on your Mac



Google's Chrome browser is not preinstalled on your Mac. You'll need to download it, which means you'll need to open a different web browser to get to Google's site and get it. Ironic, isn't it?

  • Open Safari or another web browser on your Mac.
  • Go to google.com/chrome.
  • Click Download Chrome.
  • If the download didn't start, click Download Chrome in the corner of the screen.
  • Click Accept and Install and wait for the download to complete.
  • Once Chrome has finished downloading, your Mac's downloads folder will return to the dock.
  • Go to download and double-click on the file named googlechrome.dmg.
  • This will open the disk image. In the pop-up window, drag the Google Chrome icon toward the application folder.
  • And it is done! Chrome is now installed on your Mac.


When you first start Chrome, your Mac will ask if you want to open the app. Click Open and make sure you're signed in to your Google account. Set Chrome as your default browser when prompted.


Want to know more?



Google has a support page that details how to install Chrome: Download and installs Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers in the world, and yet, because we use it so often, we often forget what it can do. Sure, Chrome lets you browse, but it's also loaded with hidden hacks that can essentially streamline your internet browsing and digital life. From simple tricks that let you send emails from the Omni bar (Chrome's name for the address bar) to extensions that let you save images to Pinterest without going to Pinterest.com, Chrome has everything you could possibly need or want to Check out Pocket-lint's guide: Google Chrome Tips and Tricks: Master Your Desktop Browser.





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