[How To] Get Notifications When Extensions, Google Chrome Gets Updated

Its been two years since, I have been using google chrome, previously I was used to be a firefox fan because of its large number of extensions, but google chrome has evolved a lot and has come long way since it was launched in 2009.


Google chrome has got great extensions which add awesome functionality and gives great amount of power to google chrome, I love the way google chrome handles the large number of tabs and extensions, but if does not for you then you can read our guide on how to make google chrome faster like new.

Now one of our readers who is also love google chrome and its extensions asked us about how he can get notified when a google chrome extension he has previously installed has been updated.  

Its not all the users who are interested in updating their google chrome extensions but for some users they would like to use the latest version of extensions so that they can enjoy the fixes in extensions issue and enjoy the features which gets added in an extension by the developer.

Display Notifications in Chrome When Extensions or Google Chrome Version is Updated

Chrome Update Notifier is a great extension which displays notifications when extensions in google chrome gets updated, It will notify you when one of your extensions automatically updates to a newer version.

Chrome Extensions Update Notification

Chrome browser version changes are also monitored, so you will see the notifications when google chrome is updated.

Extensions Update Notification

Additional Tip

You can also force update the google chrome extensions, by navigating to Settings >> Extensions and then check the option which says Developer Mode.

developer mode google chrome

Once the developer mode option is checked, you will see the button which you can now click to do force update for all the extensions you have installed in google chrome.

force update google chrome extensions


This is how you update the google chrome extensions and stay updated when any google chrome extensions which you have on your google chrome browser update itself. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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