This post shows students and new users the steps to install and use the Google Chrome web browser on Windows 11. This post will also include a link to make Google Chrome the default browser on Windows 11 once installed.
As you know, the Microsoft Edge browser comes pre-installed on Windows 11. The new Edge is built on the same code and technology base as Chrome, so the two browsers also look similar and work the same. In fact, you can install and use extensions designed for one browser in 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 log in and bring Chrome browser preferences and other stored data 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 doesn’t come with Windows 11. If you want to install it and use it instead, you need to download it. Once downloaded, you can also make it the default web browser in Windows 11
To download Google Chrome, click on the Microsoft Edge browser on the taskbar.
Then go to the link below to download Chrome
On the download page, click the Download button
Then click Accept and install 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, the Chrome installer should start installing Google Chrome.
After the installer finishes, Google Chrome should open and be ready to use.
How to make Google Chrome the default browser in Windows 11
Now that Google Chrome is installed, if you want to make it the default web browser, read the post below.
Below is the detailed post on how to make Google Chrome the default web browser in Windows 11.
How to make Google Chrome the default web browser in Windows 11
That should be enough!
In this tutorial we have seen how to download and install Google Chrome on Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use the comment form below.