If you've just bought a brand new Chromebook, it's time to install some apps. Chrome OS is low on the web, and Chrome computers use apps, not programs. Their installation is very simple, so even if it's your first Chromebook, you will quickly find out. As a positive, you will notice that there are preinstalled apps, such as Google Drive or Google Docs, so you won't waste your time getting them. Let's see how to install apps on a Chromebook.
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Free and paid applications
The apps are available in the Chrome online store. One great thing is that most of the apps you find are free. You can install them easily with just a few clicks. But, just like the apps for Android and iOS, you will see some that cost a certain amount of money.
If you want to install an application with a price, you must have a Google account and a Google Payments account with a valid payment method. This way you will be able to purchase and install the application.
In the online store you can also find extensions and themes, and the process for obtaining it is the same as for obtaining the applications. Now that we've cleared that up, let's move on to our guide.
How to install apps on a Chromebook
To install the apps on your Chromebook, follow the steps below:
As I said before, the apps are available on the Chrome Web Store. So the first thing to do is open your web browser and shop online.
There you can browse the list, choose a category, or you can type the name of the application in the search box. To make things even easier, you can choose features when searching, such as Run Offline, Via Google, Free, and more. You can also choose the note.
Once you've found an app or extension you want to install, just click Add Chrome.
Then simply click on Add Application or Add Extension.
Flight. Simple, right?
How to uninstall apps from a Chromebook
If you want to uninstall an application, do the following:
- Click on the Launcher icon
- Then click on All apps
- Find an app you want to uninstall
- Right click on it
- Choose Remove from Chrome
- Click on Delete.
As you can see, adding apps and extensions to your Chromebook is very simple. Uninstalling them is also simple. Now that you know how to do it, go to the Chrome Web Store and access the apps of your choice.