How to Find Your Browser Version

Two Methods:Using AboutMyBrowser.comUsing whatsmybrowser.org

Sometimes you may need to supply your browser version to technicians or members of the IT (information technology) team. Other times, you will need to find your browser and version to determine the compatibility of software packages or browser extensions. Finding your browser and version is most easily done with the aid of existing software. Although there are many softwares that will analyze your browser version and configuration, two make sharing that information a snap.—Simply copy and paste to an open dialog with your IT professional.

Method 1
Using AboutMyBrowser.com

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    Open your browser.
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    Navigate to AboutMyBrowser.
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    Click on Find Out Now!.
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    Scroll down to the Overview. Look for your browser name:
    • Chrome (Google)
    • Firefox (Mozilla)
    • Internet Explorer (Microsoft)
    • Opera
    • Safari (Apple)
    • Other
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    Note the browser and version. The version will, typically, be the numbers immediately following the browser name.
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    Share your browser information with the IT professionals. You can screenshot and send the Details or you can share the web link, also known as a URL (Universal Resource Locator). The URL will link to the page that was generated. Generally, this is all the information the IT professional will need about your browser version and configuration.

Method 2
Using whatsmybrowser.org

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    Open your browser.
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    Navigate to whatsmybrowser.
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    Click on Copy. This will copy the link to your clipboard.
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    Share the link with your support technician. Note that you can easily find the important details about your browser on one screen and, typically, in under a half minute.

Tips

  • whatsmybrowser.org supplies general information about browsers and troubleshooting in addition to the specific information about your browser version and configuration.

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Categories: Internet Browsers