You should upgrade your web browser (the software you use to access the internet) if it’s out of date.

Upgrading to a newer browser will mean:

  • your computer will be more secure and less likely to be attacked
  • it’ll be faster to browse the internet
  • you’ll see more features on many websites

How to upgrade

Choose a browser from the list below and follow the instructions for installing it.

For any computer (Windows, Mac, Linux)

You can use:

For Apple Macs

You can use Safari.

For Windows 10

You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge.

For Windows 7 and Windows 8

You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.

You can’t get new versions of Internet Explorer for older versions of Windows, for example XP or Vista.

For mobile devices

You can get help:

Further help

Get Safe Online offers help and advice about upgrading your browser.