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If you received a Chromebook from us early this summer and signed in with your personal Gmail account, [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20enrollment?body=Please%20set%20an%20appointment%20in%20my%20Google%20Calendar%20to%20powerwash%20and%20enroll%20my%20Chromebook.%20Thanks! make an appointment with us] to convert it to a RCS-enrolled Chromebook. It should take about 20 minutes.  
==Were you one of our first Samsung Chromebook users?==
If you received a Chromebook from us in late spring / early summer '''and signed in with your personal Gmail account,''' [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20enrollment&body=I%20received%20an%20unenrolled%20Chromebook.%20Please%20set%20an%20appointment%20in%20my%20Google%20Calendar%20to%20powerwash%20and%20enroll%20it.%20Thanks! click here to request an appointment with us] to convert it to a RCS-enrolled Chromebook. It should take about 20 minutes.  


==RCS-enrolled Chromebooks==
If you were received a Chromebook in June or later '''and signed in with your Riverdale Gmail account,''' you're enrolled. Congratulations! Keep going.


On first login you'll see this page:
[[File:Chromebook-network-1|thumb|right]]
Next update it. Then enable the Google Play Store in order to test Android apps. Android is the key to some of the Chromebook's functionality, including using the stylus to annotate PDFs.  
Next update it. Then enable the Google Play Store in order to test Android apps. Android is the key to some of the Chromebook's functionality, including using the stylus to annotate PDFs.  
Go here for instructions on updating Chrome OS and activating the Play store
[https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/how-to-install-android-apps-on-a-chromebook/ Go here] for instructions on updating Chrome OS and activating the Play store


We'll have Google Play activated by default in the fall, once we turn on Chromebook management, but for now you need to operate this way in order to experiment.  
We'll have Google Play activated by default in the fall, once we turn on Chromebook management, but for now you need to operate this way in order to experiment.