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Refresh your fleet with Chrome OS Flex

Make the most of your current hardware with Chrome OS Flex—the fast, secure, cloud-first, easy-to-manage operating system for Macs and PCs.

The quickest way to re-energize your fleet

Transform your school‘s existing devices with a simple and secure cloud-based operating system.

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Modernize your devices in a few simple steps

Refresh a Mac or PC with Chrome OS Flex and Chrome Education Upgrade

Chrome OS Flex is a version of Chrome OS made to modernize your school’s existing PCs and Mac devices at no additional cost. And it’s easy to manage Chrome OS Flex devices alongside existing Chromebooks— like Chromebooks, management and enrollment is all done with Chrome Education Upgrade and Google Admin Console. When you have a device from your fleet nearby, follow these two steps to get started.

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Download your new OS

Congrats on getting access to Chrome OS Flex on the dev channel. After getting started, you will receive an installation guide to help get your devices up and running.

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Answers to common questions

What is Chrome OS Flex?

Chrome OS Flex is a fast, secure, cloud-first, easy-to-manage operating system for Macs and PCs. It is designed to refresh older devices, increasing their performance for more efficient teaching and learning.

How do I install Chrome OS Flex?

All you need to get Chrome OS Flex running is a USB drive. The process typically takes around 20 minutes to complete.

Step 1: Create a bootable Chrome OS Flex USB drive and use it to try the OS prior to installing it.

Step 2: When you are ready, install Chrome OS Flex on your PC or Mac to replace your operating system.

Step 3: Deploy Chrome OS Flex to more devices in your organization via USB drive or over your network.

How can I experience the full potential of Chrome OS?

Chrome OS is available on Chromebook. To upgrade from Chrome OS Flex to Chrome OS, explore Chromebook options for your institution.