App and extension policies
For administrators who manage Chrome Browser or Chrome devices for a business or school.
Here are just some of the policies you can enforce to manage your Chrome users' apps and extensions.
Just getting started? See Understand Chrome policy management.
Chrome app and extension policies
Review policies below. Then click links for details and to enforce them from your preferred platform. For a more in-depth look, see Managing Extensions in Your Enterprise.
|Policy description||Steps for your platform|
|Force-install apps that users cannot remove.||Admin console||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 webpages.||Admin console||Windows||Mac||Linux|