How to Add Google Chrome to Mac

Alicia Santos

Mac, Tutorials

Welcome to this tutorial on how to add Google Chrome to your Mac! In this article, we will guide you through the process step by step.

Step 1: Downloading Google Chrome

The first step is to download Google Chrome from the official website. To do this, follow the instructions below:

  1. Open a web browser: Launch Safari or any other web browser you have on your Mac.
  2. Go to the website: Type in “” in the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Click on “Download Chrome”: On the webpage, look for the “Download Chrome” button and click on it.
  4. Choose the right version: Make sure to select the version of Chrome compatible with Mac OS. If you are unsure, your Mac’s operating system information can be found in “About This Mac” under the Apple menu.
  5. Read and accept Terms of Service: Review the Terms of Service and then click on “Accept and Install” button.

Step 2: Installing Google Chrome

Once you have downloaded Google Chrome, follow these steps to install it:

  1. Locate the installer file: Depending on your browser settings, it may automatically save to your Downloads folder. If not, check your default download location or search for “googlechrome.dmg”.
  2. Delete old versions (if applicable): Before proceeding with installation, remove any older versions of Google Chrome from your Applications folder if they exist.
  3. Double-click the installer file: Open the downloaded file by double-clicking on it.
  4. Follow the installation prompts: A small window will appear.

    Drag and drop the Google Chrome icon into the Applications folder to start the installation process.

  5. Confirm your action: If prompted, enter your administrator password and click “OK” to authorize the installation.
  6. Wait for installation: The installation process may take a few minutes. Once complete, you will see a confirmation message.

Step 3: Launching Google Chrome

You’re almost there! Follow these final steps to launch Google Chrome on your Mac:

  1. Navigate to Applications folder: Open a new Finder window and click on “Applications” in the sidebar.
  2. Find Google Chrome: Scroll down or use the search bar to locate the Google Chrome icon in your Applications folder.
  3. Open Google Chrome: Double-click on the icon to launch Google Chrome.


You have successfully added Google Chrome to your Mac. You can now enjoy browsing with one of the most popular web browsers available!

If you ever need to update or uninstall Google Chrome, simply repeat these steps. Happy browsing!

I hope this tutorial was helpful in guiding you through adding Google Chrome to your Mac. Feel free to explore all its features and make it your default browser for an enhanced web experience!

Note: Keep in mind that these instructions may vary slightly depending on your specific Mac model and operating system version.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. The author and the website are not responsible for any consequences that may arise from following the instructions provided.

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