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How to Enable Google Play Store on Chromebook

One of the most outstanding features ever to arrive at the forefront of Chrome OS is the integration of Android applications. With the latest release of Chrome OS, your Chromebook has received support for Android and Linux. In order to, install the Android app on your Chromebook, you have to enable Google Play Store on your Chromebook settings. Here is a complete guide on it.

If you have any Chromebook released in or after 2017, Google Play Store comes pre-installed. But if you are using the older version of Chrome OS, you can update your Chromebook to the latest version. For that, follow our guide on; how to update your Chromebook.

How to Enable Google Play Store on Chromebook

Do you know? You can convert your old windows laptop and MacBook to Chromebook. For that, you have to install ChromeOS Flex. For that, you can follow the linked guide.

Once you have ensured that it is running the latest Chrome OS version and your device support Google Play Store, you can follow the following steps to enable it:

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.

Arrow Point to the Quick Settings Panel and Gear Icon

Step 2: Click on the “Apps” tab on the left of your screen. Then click look for Google Play Store. Here, you will get the “Turn On” button. Click on it to enable Google Play Store.

Note:- If Google Play Store is already enabled, you will not get this option.

Chromebook Settings to Trun on Google Play Store

Step 3: After that, a window will pop up on your screen and guide you through setting up the Google Play Store on your Chromebook. In this section, you must agree to the “Google Play Terms of Service.” For that, click on the “Accept” button.

Google Play Terms of Service Agreement Page

Step 4: Now, you are ready to download and install Android apps on your Chromebook.

Google Play Store Interface

Note:- Currently, all the Android apps are not supported; on Chrome OS due to hardware compatibility issues.


That’s it; this is how you can enable Google Play Store on your Chromebook. You can 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.

I hope this Chromebook guide was helpful to you. If you liked the article, share it with your friends. If you have some suggestions or doubts, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttps://thechromeguide.com
I love using Chromebook. So, I created TheChromeGuide.com to share my knowledge of ChromeOS, Chrome and Chromecast.
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