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Set up Chrome Browser user-level management

Turn on Chrome browser management (user policies only)

For administrators who manage user-level Chrome browser policies from the Google Admin console.

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For user-level policies that are set in your Admin console to work on Windows, Mac, or Linux computers, you need to turn on browser management.

Enable Chrome user policies in the Admin console

Before you begin: To turn the setting on or off for select groups of users, put their accounts in an organizational unit.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Devicesand thenChromeand thenSettings. The User & browser settings page opens by default.

    If you signed up for Chrome Browser Cloud Management, go to Menu and then Chrome browserand thenSettings.

  3. Go to Chrome management for signed-in users.
  4. Click Chrome management for signed-in users.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Select Apply all user policies when users sign into Chrome, and provide a managed Chrome experience.
  7. Click Inherit to revert to the same setting as its parent organizational unit. Or, click Save to keep the new setting, even if the parent setting changes.

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