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    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed

    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed

    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    07 Mar 2021
    Designer Media Ltd



    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed


    Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

    The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge is supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

    Microsoft Edge will automatically check for and install updates to the latest version by default.

    Knowing which version of Microsoft Edge you currently have installed will help you know what is new for that version in the release notes.

    See also:

    This tutorial will show you how find and see which version of the Chromium based Microsoft Edge is currently installed.


    Contents

    • Option One: Find Version of Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: Find Version of Microsoft Edge in File Explorer






    OPTION ONE

    Find Version of Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Edge


    1 Open Microsoft Edge.

    2 Perform one of the following actions: (see screenshot below)

    • Click/tap on the Settings and more (Alt+F) 3 dots menu icon, click/tap on Help and feedback, and click/tap on About Microsoft Edge.
    • Copy and paste edge://settings/help into the address bar of Microsoft Edge, and press Enter.


    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-settings_about_microsoft_edge.png

    3 You will now see which version of Microsoft Edge you have installed in the About Microsoft Edge settings. (see screenshot below)

    If a new version of Microsoft Edge is available, it will automatically download and install to update Microsoft Edge.

    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version.png

    4 When finished, you can close the Settings tab if you like.






    OPTION TWO

    Find Version of Microsoft Edge in File Explorer


    1 Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2 Navigate to and open the folder at the location path below depending on if you have 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 10 for the installed Microsoft Edge channel you want to know its current version of. (see screenshot and table below)


    Microsoft Edge Channel Folder path for 64-bit Windows 10 Folder path for 32-bit Windows 10
    Microsoft Edge Stable (public release) C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Edge
    Microsoft Edge BETA C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge Beta C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Edge Beta
    Microsoft Edge DEV C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge Dev C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge Dev
    Microsoft Edge CAN %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Edge SxS %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Edge SxS

    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-1.png How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-2.png


    2 Open the Application folder. (see screenshot below)

    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-3.png

    3 The top folder's name will be the version number. (see screenshots below)

    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-4.png How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-7.png
    How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-5.png How to Find Version of Microsoft Edge Chromium Installed-microsoft_edge_version_in_file_explorer-6.png


    That's it,
    Shawn





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    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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    Tutorial updated to add option 2.
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