New Mac? How to install Native Chrome on M1/M2 Mac

If you recently purchased a new Mac running on the ARM Apple Silicon M1/M2 Chip and want to install Google Chrome, follow the below steps,

  1. Open Safari Web Browser on your Mac (press F4 key to open Spotlight Search and type Safari),
  2. Now go to URL:
    Download Chrome for M1 M2 Mac
  3. It will download a googlechrome.dmg setup file nearly about 100 MB in size
  4. Now go to Finder and click on the downloads directory and double-click on the googlechrome.dmg file to install it.
  5. You will see a window with Google Chrome Icon and Application folder, drag the Chome icon into Application Folder.
  6. It will take about a minute to copy Chrome
    Copying Google Chrome to Applications
  7. Thats it, now if you search for Chrome in Spotlight search you should find it as ready to use!

Note: You will see the Disk-Drive icon on your Desktop with the Chrome logo, just right-click on it and select "Eject Google Chrome"

Eject Google Chome Setup Mac

List of all M1/M2 Macs

  1. MacBook Air (M2, 2022)
  2. MacBook Pro (13-inch, M2, 2022)
  3. Mac Studio (2022)
  4. MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021)
  5. MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021)
  6. iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021)
  7. Mac mini (M1, 2020)
  8. MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
  9. MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)

The setup that will get downloaded on the Mac if running M1 or M2 processors will be a native one by default.

Facing issues? Have Questions? Post them here! I am happy to answer!

Author Info:

Rakesh (He/Him) has over 14+ years of experience in Web and Application development. He is the author of insightful How-To articles for Code2care.

Follow him on: X

You can also reach out to him via e-mail:

Copyright © Code2care 2024 | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Sitemap