Determine the operating system used by my device

Modified on Wed, 13 Dec 2023 at 01:55 PM

  • First of all, what is an operating system ?

An operating system is the set of software that enables the use of a computer device. It can also be defined by the name OS (operating system).

In this case, it is the particular software used by your mobile phone. 


There are several types of software, the best-known and most widely used being Android and Mac for mobile phones.


  • How can I find out which operating system my device is using? 

  • Using Google Chrome

You need to open a web page and go to your browser settings, scroll down to the bottom of the page and select "About Chrome". 

The operating system will appear in the second line (for example: Android 11) 


  • Using Firefox

You need to open a web page and go to your browser settings.

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