Use a Chromebook as a kiosk (for developers only)
If you’re a developer, you can use Chromebooks to develop kiosk apps.
What you need
- A Chromebook, Chromebase, or Chromebox from 2017 or later that is managed by an administrator.
- You’ll need to buy a Chrome Enterprise, Chrome Education, or single-app kiosk device management license. To learn the cost and how to purchase a license, contact any authorized reseller.
Before you begin
Before you turn on kiosk mode, make sure to:
- Download a kiosk app from the Chrome Web Store or create your own.
- Check if your Chromebook is managed.
Note: If you're using your Chromebook at work or school and want to use your Chromebook to develop kiosk apps, ask your administrator to go to the Chrome admin panel and change your kiosk settings.
Turn on kiosk mode
- If you haven't yet, sign in to your Chromebook.
- Open Chrome .
- At the top right, select More .
- Choose More tools Extensions.
- Turn on Developer Mode.
- Select Manage kiosk applications.
- In the "Add kiosk application" box, enter the ID of the kiosk app you'd like to turn on.
- Select Add.
- Select Done.
Next, open the kiosk app:
- In the corner of your screen, click the Launcher Up arrow .
- Select your kiosk app.
- To set up your kiosk app, follow the steps in the app.
Turn off kiosk mode
- Turn off your Chromebook, then turn it back on.
- While the device is starting up, press Ctrl + Alt + s. Kiosk mode will turn off, and the regular sign-in screen will show.