How to download Google Chrome on Mac
As I told you at the beginning of the guide, download Chrome on Mac it is a rather simple operation to perform. To find out how to proceed, follow the instructions below.
Download Chrome per Mac
If you are interested in downloading Chrome for Mac, the first move you need to make is to open the browser that you currently use to browse the Internet on your Apple-branded computer (eg. Safari) and go to the main page of the Chrome site.
At this point, click on the button Download Chrome located in the center of the displayed page and wait for the download procedure to start and complete. If the download does not start automatically, you can force it by clicking on the link If the download doesn't start, click here to try again present on the page that opens later.
Keep in mind that the steps I just indicated are valid for downloading the stable version browser, i.e. the one recommended for all users and which can be used without problems by anyone. However, Chrome is also available in other versions.
- Chrome Beta - it is a version of Chrome that is one step ahead of the stable one. It includes some new features that still need to be thoroughly tested and therefore could give some problems. Note that it can only be installed as a replacement for the stable version of the browser. To be able to download it, visit the dedicated web page and click on the button Download Chrome Beta.
- Chrome Canary - is a version of Chrome intended primarily for developers and which is two or three steps ahead of the stable version of the browser. In fact, it includes numerous experimental functions, which, however, make the program potentially unstable and may never arrive in the stable version of the program. It can be installed together with the stable or beta version of Chrome. To download it, visit the dedicated web page and press the button Download Chrome Canary.
Install Chrome for Mac
After successfully downloading Chrome on Mac, you can proceed with installing the browser. To do this, open the package .dmg obtained and, through the window you see appear on the desktop, drag thechrome icon on the folder Applications say macOS.
After completing the above steps, open Chrome and respond if necessary apri notice that appears on the screen. Once you have completed the above steps, if you want to set the "big G" browser as default, click on the button Imposta eat predefined attached to the notice above, otherwise click the "X" to close it.
If you want, you can also log in to Chrome, so that your extensions, bookmarks and other data are synchronized with all the devices on which you use the browser. To do this, click on theicona dell'omino located in the upper right part of the browser window and press on button to login with your Google account.
Download Chrome Mac da Terminale
In addition to as I have indicated in the previous lines, you can download Chrome on Mac also by acting from the command line, that is through the terminal, relying on Homebrew, a free and open source package manager that allows you to install various software without any user interface.
That said, in order to install Homebrew, open the Terminal, selecting the relevant one icon (Quella with the nether finest in the riga di codice) that you find in Launchpad and, in the window you see appear on the desktop, enter the code / usr / bin / ruby -e "$ (curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" followed by pressing the key Submit on the computer keyboard and, when prompted, also type the Password of the Mac administration.
Then proceed with the installation of Chrome, typing the command brew cask install google-chrome in the Terminal window, always followed by pressing the key Submit on the keyboard.
When the installation procedure is completed, you will see the warning appear in the Terminal window google-chrome was successfully installed! and you can open Chrome by clicking on it icon present in the Launchpad and pressing the button apri in response to the warning that appears on the screen, in such a way as to circumvent the limitations desired by Apple towards non-certified developers (an operation that must be performed only at the first start).
Use Chrome for Mac
After being able to download Chrome on Mac and after installing it, you can finally start using it to surf the Net. To do this, just use the commands available in the browser window.
To be precise, at the top left you will find the directional arrows to go back and forth between web pages and the button to reload the current page, while in the center there is the address bar to type in URLs and search online and the button with the starlet to add sites to favorites.
Also in the upper part of the window, on the right, you will find the your avatar, through which you can access the settings related to your account. Also find the button with the music note, which allows you to manage the multimedia playback that may be running on certain cards, and the button with i three dots vertically, through which you can access the browser settings, history etc.
For further details regarding the functioning of the browser, the possibility of customizing it through extensions, themes and applications etc., I invite you to refer to the section of my site dedicated specifically to Chrome in which you will find various guides that illustrate the various features of the browser. Google home.
How to remove Chrome on Mac
Have you thought about it after downloading Chrome on Mac and now you want to get rid of it? To do this, all you have to do is open the folder Applications of macOS, locate thechrome icon and drag it to the Trash can which is located on the Dock bar.
After completing the above steps, remember to empty the Trash by right clicking on it, selecting the item Empty the trash from the menu that opens and then pressing the button Empty the trash in response to the window appearing on the desk.
If you want to prevent Chrome from leaving any residue inside the system, however, I suggest you remove it through AppCleaner, an application designed specifically to uninstall programs on macOS. To use it, visit its official website and click on the link Version x.x found at the top of the menu on the right.
When the download is complete, drag theprogram icon in the folder Applications macOS, right-click on it and select the item apri from the contextual menu that appears, then press the button apri in response to the warning that appears on the screen, in order to circumvent the limitations desired by Apple against non-certified developers.
Once the program window appears on the screen, drag thechrome icon that you always find in the folder Applications of the computer, put a check mark on all the boxes that you find in the additional window that opens and click on the button Remove. When prompted, type the Password of your user account on Mac and that's it.
If you installed Chrome via Terminal, you can remove it via the brew cask uninstall google-chrome command.
For more details about the practices described in this step, I invite you to refer to my specific guide on how to uninstall Chrome and to my post on how to uninstall a program from Mac.How to download Chrome on Mac