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Monitor forced Android app installs

To see if a force-installed app installed correctly on user devices, you can enable Android app reporting in the Google Admin console. Then, you can view and filter details for each user and device in an organizational unit.

Enable Android app reports

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Devicesand thenChromeand thenApps & extensionsand thenUsers & browsers.

    If you signed up for Chrome Browser Cloud Management, go to Menu and then Chrome browserand thenApps & extensionsand thenUsers & browsers.

  3. Leave the top organizational unit selected.
    Note: You can't apply this setting to child organizational units.
  4. On the far right, click Additional settings Settings.
  5. Scroll to Additional application settings.
  6. For Android reporting for users and devices, select Enable Android reporting.
  7. Click Save.

See installation status and filter details

Note: The report only shows information for managed users using managed Chrome devices that support managed Google Play.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Devicesand thenChromeand thenReportsand thenAndroid app installations.
  3. The report shows details of force-installed apps, including the serial number of the device that the app is installed on and the installation status. Search for the app you want:
    1. (Optional) On the left, select an organizational unit. By default, all Android install reports are shown.
    2. Click Add a filter and select the field to search.
    3. Enter your search criteria and click Apply.
    4. (Optional) To search multiple fields, add a filter for each field, enter search criteria, and click Apply.
  4. Click the heading of a column to sort by different criteria.

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