How to install the Securly Chrome Extension?

The Securly Chrome extension is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get started with Chromebook filtering.

If you already use Securly for web filtering at your school and want to install the Chrome extension on your Chromebooks, you can do so within 5 minutes by logging into your Google admin console.

Note: Before starting the installation process, ensure that your school domain/subdomains are registered with Securly.   

  1. Login to admin.google.com with your super admin credentials.
  2. Navigate to Devices > Chrome > Apps and extensions 
  3. Click the "+" button in the bottom right and select "Add Chrome app or extension by ID" chromeextinstallnew1_dec19.jpg
  4. Select "From a Custom URL" from the drop-down chromeextinstallnew2_dec19.jpg
  5. Input your ID and URL with the details below and click "Save". 

         Extension ID: iheobagjkfklnlikgihanlhcddjoihkg

         URL: https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx                                                                                    chromeextinstallnew3_dec19.jpg

  1. The installation policy for our extension should be set to "Force install". chromeextinstallnew4_dec19.jpg

  2. Click on "Save" in the top right corner

This process will push the Securly Chrome extension on all Chromebooks belonging to the OU selected.  Note that these are user OUs and NOT device OUs.  

You can check out the installation video here

 

 

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