How to view and configure apps and extensions


How can you view and configure apps and extensions in the Admin console?


  • Managed ChromeOS devices


  1. In your Admin console.
  2. Go to Devices > Chrome.
  3. Click Apps & extensions.
  4. Click the type of app or extension you want to add:
    • Users & browsers
    • Kiosks
    • Managed guest sessions
  5. (Users only) To apply the setting to a group, do the following:
    1. Select Groups.
    2. Select the group to which you want to apply the setting. 
  6. To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit.
  7. To add a Chrome Web Store app that needs a payment or a subscription, click Add and choose Add Chrome app or extension by ID.
    Note: This option is not available for Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals customers.
  8. To add a free app, click Add and choose an option:
    • Add from Chrome Web Store
    • Add from Google Play
    • Add Chrome app or extension by ID
    • Add by URL (available for Users & browsers only)
  9. If you're adding an app from the Chrome Web Store or Google Play, find the app and click Select. If prompted, accept the app permissions on behalf of your organization.
  10. If you're adding by ID, enter the ID and click Save. If the extension is outside of the Chrome Web Store, enter the ID, select From a custom URL, enter the URL, and click Save.
  11. If you're adding by URL, enter the URL of the progressive web app for users or a shortcut to a website, choose how you want the website to display, and click Save.