The following steps can be used to setup the AirWays Secure Browser on a personal, non-managed Chromebook so that it may be used for formative assessments/ILEARN.
Due to recent changes by Google, users with Chromebooks manufactured in 2017 or later who do not have an Enterprise or Education license will not be able to use those machines for assessments. Google no longer allows users without these licenses to set up kiosk mode, which is necessary to run the AIR Secure Browser. This change restricting kiosk mode does not affect the Chrome operating system. You can still use any version of Chrome OS on hardware manufactured in 2016 or earlier.
- Sign into Chromebook with a personal or FTCSC Google account (whichever account is used should be designated as the "Owner" account for the device).
- Open a Chrome window.
- In the URL bar, enter chrome://extensions to navigate to the Extensions page.
- Click the slider for Developer Mode in the top-right area of Extensions menu bar.
- Click Manage kiosk applications.
- In the "Add kiosk application" box, enter the ID (hblfbmjdaalalhifaajnnodlkiloengc) of the kiosk app you'd like to turn on. (The ID provided is the AIRways Secure Browser application ID).
- Click Add, then click Done.
- Reboot the Chromebook.
- After reboot, there should now be an Apps menu on the login screen. Clicking on the Apps menu should reveal the AirWays Secure Browser kiosk app.