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Refresh your fleet with ChromeOS Flex

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

The quickest way to re-energise your fleet

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

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Modernise your devices in a few simple steps

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

ChromeOS Flex is a version of ChromeOS made to modernise your school's existing PCs and Mac devices at no additional cost. And it's easy to manage ChromeOS Flex devices alongside existing Chromebooks — as with Chromebooks, management and enrolment 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 ChromeOS 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 ChromeOS Flex?

ChromeOS 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 ChromeOS Flex?

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

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

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

Step 3: Deploy ChromeOS Flex to more devices in your organisation via USB drive or over your network.

How can I experience the full potential of ChromeOS?

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