How to Run Android on Chromebook

Did you hear about how Android apps run on Chromebook or Chrome OS device? If yes, then you probably know the simple steps on doing it. But for the sake of those who do not have any idea up to now, we’ll list down the steps that you can follow for you to be able to run any Android applications on your Chromebook.

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Basically, Android apps are for Android phones. Windows and Mac OS use tools like emulators and screen-mirroring to run Android apps. And finally, Google allowed Chrome OS devices to access the Google Play Store and run these Android apps into it.

So, let’s get into the tutorial.

Run Android Apps on Chromebook

Not all Chromebook have builtin Google Play Store but it will be come out soon to every Chrome OS device. If your device has already pre-installed Google Play Store, follow the steps below.

  1. Turn on your Chromebook. 
  2. Click on the bottom right corner of your device screen.
  3. Then, select Settings.
  4. Under “Android Apps,” click “Enable Android Apps to run on your Chromebook.”
  5. Select “Get Started.”
  6. Agree to the Terms of Service that pops up on your screen.
  7. Finally, Google Play Store will open. Log-in to your Google account and start searching, downloading, installing, running and enjoying your favorite Android apps on your Chromebook.

That’s it! Easy right? If you follow the instructions carefully, you are now able to run any Android apps on your Chrome OS device.

Reminder

To be able to run Android apps, your Chromebook should be running on 
Chrome OS version 53 or higher. If not, you may need to upgrade your system or your device.

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