How to force install apps and extensions


How can you force install apps and/or extensions?


  • Chrome OS
  • Admin console


  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Navigate to Devices > Chrome.
  3. Select Apps & extensionsUsers & browsers or Managed guest sessions.
  4. To apply the setting to all users and enrolled browsers, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit.
  5. Go to the app or extension that you want to automatically install.
  6. Under Installation policy, choose Force install or Force install + pin to ChromeOS taskbar.
  7. Click Save.
If you configured a child organizational unit, you will be able to Inherit or Override a parent organizational unit's settings.