The following steps can be used to setup the CAI Secure Browser on a personal, non-managed Chromebook so that it may be used for formative assessments/AirWays/ClearSight/ILEARN.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Turn off the Chromebook.
  2. Press Esc+Refresh+Power.  
    A yellow exclamation point (!) or "Please insert a recovery USB stick" is displayed.
  3. Press Ctrl+D to begin Developer mode, then press Enter.
  4. Press Space, then press Enter.
  5. When the transition completes, press the space bar, then press Enter to return to Verified mode.
  6. The device should reboot one final time and display the Welcome screen.
  7. Proceed through device setup, joining device to a wireless network (Guest for example). The last screen shown will be a sign in screen. DO NOT SIGN IN and proceed to the next step.
  8. At the sign-in screen, press Ctrl+Alt+E to enter Enterprise Enrollment mode.
  9. Sign in with the ftstudent.org G Suite Account of the student that the device belongs to.
  10. Once enrollment is complete, a success screen should be displayed, and clicking the blue "Done" button will return to the normal Chromebook login screen.
  11. An Apps menu should now be visible on the login screen. Clicking on the Apps menu should reveal the CAI Secure Browser kiosk app.
  12. Finally, the student should sign back into their device using their ftstudent.org G Suite Account and re-perform device enrollment steps to re-join the FT-BYOD WiFi network.

Un-Enrolling Personal Device

Once the testing window has closed, and the personal device no longer needs to participate in testing, FTCSC IT staff will initiate a remote PowerWash of the device so that it can be returned to its original un-managed state. This process will Factory Reset the device to remove all data including user profiles, device policies, and enrollment data.

FTCSC IT will make every reasonable effort to initiate this remote PowerWash outside of normal instruction hours to minimize disruption of learning.

  1. When the remote PowerWash is initiated, the device will appear to reboot and display the following screen:
  2. After a couple of minutes, the device will reboot again and display the Welcome screen.
  3. Proceed through device setup, joining device to a wireless network (Guest for example).
  4. Finally, the student should sign back into their device using their ftstudent.org G Suite Account and re-perform device enrollment steps to re-join the FT-BYOD WiFi network.


Specific FT-BYOD device enrollment steps for Chromebooks can be found on the district website or from this link: https://go.aws/3bRvhPS