If you are struggling to turn off the Google Chrome Automatic Software Update on Mac OS X, you found a right place to resolve the issues.  It’s very easy to disable auto-update function on Mac operating system. Please follow the instruction below to disable it 🙂


01 Method – Uninstalling Google Chrome Update Software

Step 01. Go to Application > Utilities > Terminal

Step 02. Type the following code into the terminal windows. (Copy & Paste) > Hit Enter

~/Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Resources/GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent.app/Contents/Resources/install.py –uninstall

disable google chrome auto update mac terminal

Step 03. Copy & Paste this code into the terminal windows > Hit Enter

sudo /Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Resources/GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent.app/Contents/Resources/install.py –uninstall


Method 02 – Disabling Google Chrome Update Software

Step 01. Go to Application > Utilities > Terminal

Step 02. Copy & Paste following code into the terminal and hit Enter.


defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 0


*Note. To Enable Google Chrome Update Software again, Try to insert this code into the Terminal Windows.


defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 18000

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