App and extension policies

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

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Here are just some of the policies you can enforce to manage your Chrome users' apps and extensions.

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Chrome app and extension policies

Review policies below. Then, for details and to enforce them, click the link for your preferred platform. For a more in-depth look, see Managing Extensions in Your Enterprise.

Policy description Steps for your platform
Force-install apps and extensions that users cannot remove Admin console Windows Mac Linux
Force-install web apps that users cannot remove   Windows Mac Linux
Pre-install apps that users can remove   Windows Mac Linux
Allow or block users from installing specific apps or extensions Admin console Windows Mac Linux
Set a download location for apps and extensions users install   Windows Mac Linux
Display a message when users try to download an app or extension that you block   Windows Mac Linux
Prevent users from installing apps or extensions that request permissions your organization doesn’t allow Admin console Windows Mac Linux
Prevent apps or extensions from altering corporate or sensitive web pages Admin console Windows Mac Linux

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