Chrome update management strategies

The Updates technical document is a detailed guide for IT administrators who manage updates to Chrome Browser on Microsoft® Windows® and Apple® Mac® computers.

They can use the guide to help them choose a strategy for managing Chrome updates and learn how to deal with any issues in update management in their organization.

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In this guide

  • Introduction to the range of update controls you can use for Chrome.
  • Learn how to manage Chrome updates using the following methods:
    • Strategy 1: Auto-update (updates when they’re available)
    • Strategy 2: Version pinning (updates when you’re ready)
    • Strategy 3: Full manual updates (updates when you push them)
  • Additionally, learn how to:
    • Work with limited bandwidth
    • Deal with a bug or incompatibility 
    • Troubleshoot any other issues that can arise by gathering logs

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