This post shows students and new users steps to download, install and use Google Chrome web browser on Windows 11. This post will also include a link to learn how to make Google Chrome the default browser on Windows 11 once installed.
As you know, Microsoft Edge web browser comes pre-installed on Windows 11. The new Edge is built on the same code base and technology as Chrome, so the two browsers look very similar and work the same. In fact, you can install and use extensions designed for one browser on the other, that’s how similar they are.
However, if Google Chrome is your preferred web browser and you use it on other devices, you can easily install it on Windows 11. With Chrome installed, you can then sign in and bring over Chrome browser preferences and other stored data over to Windows 11.
Follow the steps below to download Chrome on Windows 11
How to download and install Google Chrome on Windows 11
As mentioned above, Chrome does not come with Windows 11. If you want to install and use it instead, you must go and download it. Once downloaded, you can also make it your default web browser on Windows 11
To download Google Chrome, click on Microsoft Edge browser on the taskbar.
Then go to the link below to Download Chrome
On the Download page, click the Download button
Next, click Accept and Install button when prompted.
Once the file is downloaded, go to the Downloads folder in File Explorer and double-click the installer to begin installing Chrome.
In a few moments, Chrome installer should begin installing Google Chrome.
Once the installer is done, Google Chrome should open up and ready to use.
How to make Google Chrome default browser on Windows 11
Now that Google Chrome is installed, if you want to make it your default web browser, then read the post below.
Below is the detailed post on how to make Google Chrome the default web browser on Windows 11.
That’s should do it!
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