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If you're not tech-savvy, you might wonder what the difference is between Google and Google Chrome. After all, they both bring you to the internet, so what's the big deal? Despite their similarities, there are a few key differences between the two that are worth noting.

The main difference between Google and Google Chrome is that Google is a search engine while Google Chrome is a web browser. Let's take a closer look at what this means.


Google is a search engine—the most popular one, in fact. That's probably what you used to find this article.

Google Search Engine Homepage

You can use Google to find information on almost anything on the internet. Type in what you're looking for in the search bar, and Google will provide you with relevant results. 

Google Chrome

Google Chrome, on the other hand, is a web browser. This means that it's a software application that allows you to access the internet and view websites.

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Google Chrome Browser used to access Google Search Engine on Desktop and Mobile

In order to view websites, you need to have a web browser installed on your computer or mobile device. Google Chrome is just one of many web browsers, but it has become increasingly popular due to its ease of use and wide range of features.

How to Access Google?

With the power of technology nowadays, it is beyond convenient to quickly access vast and helpful websites.

If you want to get your hands on Google, the giant search engine and web portal everyone relies on, all you have to do is open your web browser - be it on your computer, laptop, or phone! Then type www.google.com into the address bar and press enter.

With just a few clicks, you will have full access to more than 20 services Google provides, including email, maps, analytics, and g suite! Make sure you log in with your own credentials so that all data is saved to your account for easy access later.

There's no denying that accessing Google is easier than ever before - follow these simple steps for quick and effortless use.

How to Install Google Chrome?

On Computer

Now that you have access to Google, you can easily search for "google chrome." Once you find the official website (https://www.google.com/chrome/), download and install the browser, it should only take a few seconds to complete. Once it's installed, launch Chrome, and you're ready to go!

On Mobile Devices

To access Google Chrome on a mobile device, open your phone's app store (Google Play Store or Apple App Store). Search for "Google Chrome" and download the app. Once it's installed, open it up, and you're ready to use Google Chrome!


In short, Google is a search engine, while Google Chrome is a web browser. You can learn more about the difference between the two in our article dedicated to this topic: Difference Between Browser And Search Engine.

Both are necessary if you want to go online—you need a way to access the internet (via a web browser like Chrome) and then a way to find information once you're there (via a search engine like Google). However, they are two different things entirely.

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About the Author: Nicolas Seignette

Nicolas Seignette, who holds a scientific baccalaureate, began his studies in mathematics and computer science applied to human and social sciences (MIASHS). He then continued his university studies with a DEUST WMI (Webmaster and Internet professions) at the University of Limoges before finishing his course with a professional license specialized in the IT professions. On 10Differences, he is in charge of the research and the writing of the articles concerning technology, sciences and mathematics.
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