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How to update Microsoft Edge web browser

This guide will step you through the process of updating your Microsoft Edge web browser.

Keep Edge up to date by keeping Windows 10 up to date

Updates to Edge are automatically installed when Windows 10 is updated. So to keep Edge up to date, you need to keep Windows 10 up to date.

Windows 10 automatically updates itself

Microsoft Windows 10 will periodically check for updates and install them. This will automatically mean that you have the latest "stable" version of the Edge web browser.

Updating Edge

This guide will show you how to manually trigger Windows 10 to check for updates and install them if they are found.

  1. Click the Start button

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

  2. Click Settings

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

  3. Select "Updates & Security

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

  4. Click "Windows Update"

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

  5. Click "Check for updates"

    Windows 10 will connect to Microsoft and check for any updates.

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

    If they are found, they will be installed and you will get the latest version of Edge.

    Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

Congratulations, you have now ensured that your copy of Windows 10 (and thus Microsoft Edge) is up to date.

Screenshot showing the location of the Chrome menu

Looking for guides to update other web browsers?

Here are some guides to update other web browsers like Chrome or Firefox.

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