Hāpara Highlights for non-managed devices (Windows and Mac) Follow
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There may be times when students bring their own Windows or Mac devices from home and use them on your school network. Teachers will still need to support student focus and safety, as well as digital citizenship instruction, while students work on their personal devices. To ensure that teachers still have screen visibility through Hāpara Highlights, it's imperative to apply Chrome policies on these non-managed devices.
Chrome management for signed-in users
If a student is signed into their school issued Google account, regardless of device, they should receive force-installed extensions, as per your configured Google policy. For user-level policies set in your Google Admin Console to work on Windows or Mac computers, you need to turn on browser management.
- Sign in as a Google Admin at https://admin.google.com.
- Go to Devices > Chrome > Settings.
- Select the Student Organizational Unit — This is the OU that contains student accounts.
- Under User and browser settings, search for "chrome management."
- Verify that the setting "Chrome management for signed-in users" has a configuration that reads "Apply all user policies when uses sign in to Chrome, and provide a managed Chrome experience."
- If Chrome management for signed-in users reads "Do not apply any policies when users sign in to Chrome. Allow users to access to use Chrome as an unmanaged user," click on the configuration setting and click Edit.
- Choose "Apply all user policies when users sign in to Chrome, and provide a managed Chrome experience" and click Save.
Students will then receive all forced Chrome extensions and settings, regardless of it being a personal device. See Turn on Chrome browser management (user policies only) for more information.