Use Chrome licenses

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

You can only enroll as many Chrome devices as you’ve purchased licenses for. If you try to enroll more devices than your licenses count, you’ll receive an error message and the devices won’t be enrolled. In that case, you’ll need to unenroll devices or get more licenses.

You can’t directly transfer Chrome licenses between devices. Instead, you must unenroll the original device and then enroll the new device.

See how many licenses you have

  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 Device managementand thenChrome management.

    If you don't see Device management on the Home page, click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Chrome Devices.
  4. At the top right, check to see how many licenses you have used and are available.

Use licenses

Enroll more devices

If you have available Chrome licenses in your organization, you can enroll more devices at any time. When you enroll devices, the available license count goes down. If you purchased licenses using your Admin console, your monthly payments stay the same because you’re using licenses that you’ve already purchased. For information about how to enroll a device, see Enroll Chrome devices.

Unenroll devices

If you have Chrome licenses with an annual subscription, you can unenroll devices at any time. You can unenroll a device and transfer the subscription to another device (of any model) in the same domain. However, you can't transfer a subscription to another domain.
If you have Chrome licenses with a perpetual subscription, you can transfer the subscription to another device of the same model (or equivalent manufacturer-provided replacement) only if you encounter a hardware issue and need to replace the device. You can’t transfer perpetual subscriptions from one device model to another in your doamin, or to a device in another domain. Transfers are audited.
Note: To unenroll a device in your organization, you need to deprovision it. Then, you can wipe the device and use it as an unmanaged device or enroll it in another domain.

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