Download and Install the GlobalProtect App for Android on Chromebooks

To use the GlobalProtect app for Android on a Chromebook, you must download and install the app. If your Chromebook is managed by AirWatch or the Google Admin console, your administrator may have automatically pushed the GlobalProtect app to your endpoint and configured the VPN settings. If you do not already have the GlobalProtect app for Android on your Chromebook, you can download it from the Google Play Store.
Before you download the app, you must obtain the IP address or FQDN of the GlobalProtect portal from your administrator. In addition, your administrator should verify which username and password you can use to connect to the portal and gateways. This is typically the same username and password that you use to connect to your corporate network. After you gather the required information, you can download and install the app as follows:
The GlobalProtect app for Android is supported only on certain Chromebooks. If you were using version 4.1.x of the GlobalProtect app for Chrome OS, the app is no longer available. Consider upgrading to a Chrome OS system that supports Android Apps and use the GlobalProtect app for Android.
  1. Enable the Google Play Store app on your Chromebook.
    1. (
      Optional
      ) If your Chromebook is running Chrome OS version 52 or earlier, update your Chromebook operating system.
    2. From your Chromebook, click your account photo at the bottom right corner of the screen.
    3. Select
      Settings
      .
    4. In the Google Play Store area,
      Enable Google Play Store on your Chromebook
      .
      If this option is not available, your Chromebook does not support Android apps.
    5. When prompted, click
      Get Started
      to launch the Google Play Store.
    6. Agree
      to the Terms of Service.
    7. On the Welcome page,
      SIGN IN
      to the Google Play Store.
    8. Accept
      the Google Play Terms of Service.
  2. Download and install the GlobalProtect app for Android endpoints on your Chromebook.
    1. Open the Google Play Store app.
    2. Search for
      GlobalProtect App
      .
    3. Click the GlobalProtect app icon.
    4. Click
      INSTALL
      , and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the app installation.

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