Chromebooks have sublimely welcomed the world of Android applications into the Chrome operating system. On a Chromebook, the integration initially surfaced in 2017. Additionally, we now have Linux support, which expands the world of Linux application support.
On Chromebook, Andriod is used to power the Play Store for Chromebooks and nothing else. That allows you to download and install Android applications on your Chromebook. We must admit that it is not updated as frequently as Chrome OS itself.
How to Check Android Version on Chromebook
If you are wondering which Android version is on your Chromebook, you are at the right place. Here are the steps you can follow to find out the Android version.
Step 1: On your Chromebook, open “Settings.” For that, click the “Quick Settings Panel” in the lower right corner of your screen. Then click on the gear icon to open the settings.
Step 2: The settings window will appear. Select the “App” tab on the left of your screen. Then from the right of your screen select the “Google Play Store” option.
Note:- You must first enable Google Play Store support on your Chromebook to access this option. Suppose you haven’t done it yet. We have a detailed guide; you can follow the guide to enable it.
Step 3: Click the “Manage Android Preferences” option to open the Android settings.
Step 4: It will open the Android portion of your Chromebook. Here you will find different settings options. But you are just going to check the Android Version. For that, click on the “System” option.
Step 5: Click on “About Device” from this menu to view information about Android.
Step 6: There you have the Android version of your Chromebook! You can also click on it to see the android security patch level and kernel version.
That’s it; this is how you can check Android Version on Chromebook. Do you also want to know your Chrom OS version? If, Yes! Follow our linked guide on; how to check the Chrome OS version on Chromebook.
If you want to manage the notification and other permission of Android, check our guide on; how to manage your Android apps on Chromebook. You also can check out our Chromebook troubleshooting guide if you are new to Chromebook and Chrome OS.
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