Category Archives: Google Chrome Releases

Announcements and release notes for the Google Chrome browser

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 72.0.3626.117 (Platform version: 11316.148.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.  A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

David McMahon
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The dev channel has been updated to 74.0.3710.0 for Windows, Mac & Linux.


A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Abdul Syed
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The beta channel has been updated to 73.0.3683.39 for Windows, Mac, and, Linux.


A full list of changes in this build is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.



Abdul Syed
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Hi everyone! We've just released Chrome Beta 73 (73.0.3683.37) for Android: it's now available on Google Play.

You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Ben Mason
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 72.0.3626.109 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.


A list of all changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.

Abdul Syed
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 73.0.3683.32 (Platform version: 11647.28.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

Cindy Bayless
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The dev channel has been updated to 74.0.3702.0 for Windows, Mac & Linux.


A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Abdul Syed
Google Chrome

Chrome for Android Update

Good news, everyone!  Chrome 72 (72.0.3626.105) for Android has been released and will be available on Google Play over the course of the next few weeks. This release includes stability and performance improvements.

A list of the changes in this build is available in the Git log.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Ladies and gentlemen, behold!  Chrome Beta 73 (73.0.3683.27) for Android has been released and is available in Google Play.  A partial list of the changes in this build is available in the Git log. Details on new features is available on the Chromium blog, and developers should check out our updates related to the web platform here.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Ben Mason
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 72.0.3626.97 (Platform version: 11316.123.0, 11316.123.1) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

New Features
  • Addition of a page about touch gestures in the built-in ChromeVox screen reader tutorial
  • Chrome browser has been optimized for touchscreen devices in tablet mode
  • External storage access for Android apps using direct /storage and MediaStore APIs
  • App shortcuts for Android apps are now searchable in the launcher. Users can find an app shortcut by long pressing or right-clicking on an Android app.
  • Policies added to manage print job attributes for native printing including simple/duplex printing and color/B&W printing
  • Picture in Picture (PiP) now available for Chrome sites
  • Within the ChromeVox screen reader, added a setting in the ChromeVox options page to read anything under the mouse cursor
  • Files saved via Backup and Sync on Drive now available in Files app under My Drive/Computers
Security Improvements

  • Shill, the network manager for Chrome OS, has been put in a sandbox and no longer runs as the root user on the system. This security hardening measure helps protect users in the case of networking-related security vulnerabilities, such as one that resulted in persistent device compromise in 2016.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

David McMahon
Google Chrome