Deploy HiddenApp on Chrome OS Devices using the Google Admin Console Integration

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By Ibrahim Saka

updated about 17 hours ago

Please follow these steps to enroll your Chromebook devices in HiddenApp and deploy the app using the Google Admin Console:

1. Click on Device Enrollment

 

2. Select Chrome OS

3. Select Import from Google Admin Console

4. Click Sign In with Google and sign in with you G.A.C Administrator account

5. Check the boxes and click Continue


6. Select Review Devices

7. Select the Chromebooks you want to enrol then click on Enrol Devices

8. Copy the Extension ID then click Review Devices


10. In Google Admin Console, navigate to Devices > Chrome > Apps & Extensions > Users & Browsers


11. Under Apps & Extensions, select the OU you want to deploy the app to. 

Important: Please ensure you deploy using the same OU that your User accounts and Devices connected with.

12. Hover on the '+' sign then click the Chrome OS icon

13. In View app by ID, enter the Chrome Extension ID: kbffdllbhfjnmjpicdpcahfpjjmmfchd or Paste the Extension ID copied from Step 8, then click Select


14. After the App has been added, click on the app


15. Click on the Installation Policy drop-down and select Force Install

16. Click Save 

17. Go to the HiddenApp dashboard to confirm the enrolled Chrome OS devices are now activated


Please note that the devices can take a few minutes to propagate. If your devices continue to show as "Not activated" after a few minutes, please try restarting the device.

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