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View additional details of an app or extension

For administrators who manage Chrome browser or ChromeOS devices for a business or school.

As an admin, you can use your Google Admin console to see additional details of apps and extensions that are installed on users’ enrolled Chrome browsers and ChromeOS devices.

Before you begin

View the app or extension details

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Devicesand thenChrome.
  3. Click Reportsand thenApps & extensions.
  4. To show all apps and extensions, click All extensions. Otherwise, select an organizational unit.
  5. To view additional details of an app or extension installed on the Chrome browsers and ChromeOS devices that you manage, click on its row.

View and set installation policies

Applies to Chrome extensions, Android apps, and progressive web apps

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Devicesand thenChrome.
  3. Click Reportsand thenApps & extensions.
  4. To show all apps and extensions, click All extensions. Otherwise, select an organizational unit.
  5. To view the installation policy for an extension or app, click on its row.
  6. To set the installation policy for any extension or app that has not already been configured, click Set installation policy.
  7. To view and set additional configurations for an extension or app, under Installation policy click View and set additional configurations.
    The Apps & Extensions page for that Chrome Extension, Android app, or progressive web app is displayed. For more details, see View and configure apps and extensions.

Note: Available installation policies depend on whether you're updating an app or extension for users and browsers, kiosks, or managed guest sessions.

Details

Applies to Chrome extensions, Android apps, and progressive web apps

You can view all the publicly available information available about the app all in one location.

Note: Not all of the following fields are available for all apps.

Chrome extensions
Field Description
ID The unique identifier for the app.
Type Specifies whether the app is a:
  • Chrome app, extension or theme
  • Android app
  • Progressive web app
Chrome Web Store listing Link to the app’s Chrome Web Store listing if available.
Listed since Date when the app was first published.
Last updated Date of the last update by the developer.
Developer Display name, website, or contact information of the developer.
Privacy policy Link to the developer’s privacy policy.
Reviews The rating of the app and the number of reviews given by users.
Number of active users Number of users.
Is a theme Specifies whether the app is a Chrome theme.
Developed by Google Specifies whether the app is developed by Google.
Hosted in the Chrome Web Store Specifies whether the app is hosted in the Chrome Web Store.
Android app
Field Description
ID The unique identifier for the app.
Type Specifies whether the app is a:
  • Chrome app, extension or theme
  • Android app
  • Progressive web app
Play store listing Link to the app’s Play store listing if available.
Listed since Date when the app was first published.
Last updated Date of the last update by the developer.
Developer Display name, website or contact information of the developer.
Privacy policy Link to the developer’s privacy policy.
Reviews The rating of the app and the number of reviews given by users.
Progressive web app
Field Description
ID The unique identifier for the app.
Type Specifies whether the app is a:
  • Chrome app, extension or theme
  • Android app
  • Progressive web app

Requested permissions

Applies to Chrome extensions and Android apps only

You can view all the permissions that the app has requested.

Chrome extension
Permission Description
Name The permission that the app requests.
Access to user data If the permission has the ability to access user data.
Android app

Refer to the Android developers permission documentation for more information on any specific permissions. For details, see Manifest.permission.

Requested website access

Applies to Chrome extensions only.

You can view all the hosts permissions of the extension. These are represented using match patterns for either specific websites or a broad range of websites. For details, see Match patterns.

Installs

Applies to Chrome extensions, Android apps, and progressive web apps

You can view the installation details of the app for enrolled Chrome browsers and ChromeOS devices that you manage. This information can be viewed in different ways depending on your preference. For more details, see How to use Chrome browser Cloud Management's Takeout API Service Script.

Field Description
Browsers List of machine names and corresponding users that have the app installed.
Users List of each user that has the app installed.
Versions List of the app versions and corresponding number of installs.

Alerts

You might notice alerts when trying to view information for an app. This can be common for apps not hosted on Google platforms as we might not have the information about the app.

We are having trouble retrieving some information at the moment. Try again later.

The request for details timed out and returned no results. If you need this information, try again later.

Some information may be incomplete. Try again later.

The request for details returned some results that are displayed, but the results might be incomplete. If you need this information, try again later to ensure accuracy.

Some information may be incomplete as this app is not publicly available.

We are displaying all the information that we currently have on this app. However, as this app is not hosted on Google platforms, we have some limitations on what we can gather.

No information available.

This app is not hosted on Google services and we do not collect this information.

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