When people shift from Windows to Chromebook, they fear that they won’t be able to play some of the PC games that they love such as Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, etc. But several things have changed with time and we have got applications like Steam and an in-built Play Store that helps us in playing all these games. In this article, we are going to talk about how to play Roblox on Chromebook, Roblox is a very famous game platform and is compatible with Windows, macOS, Android, Xbox One, and iOS.
However, versions of Roblox are not developed yet for Chrome OS. But as we said already, there is nothing to worry about; we are going to provide you with the easiest ways to get Roblox on Chromebook.
How To Play Roblox On Chromebook Using Play Store?
We are all aware that a while ago only Android was an operating system that could make use of the Google Play store but it is not the same anymore and now, certain Chromebook models can benefit from this service as well.
If you are lucky enough then, you might be able to use the Play store for playing Roblox, it is one of the safest and easiest ways of all.
All we need to do is to ensure that the particular Chromebook model that you are using supports Google Play apps and here’s how you can do so:
- The first point is that you will have to click on your user photo located at the bottom right side of your computer screen.
- Now, a window will pop up on your screen, you have to click the gear-like symbol i.e. Settings.
- The Chromebook Settings page will open up, you have to click on the “Apps” option from the left pane and then, scroll down through all the apps and look for Google Play Store. In case, you are unable to find this app, it indicates that the particular Chromebook model that you are running doesn’t support Google Play Store. You will have to look for an alternative method which is provided later in this article.
- But if you find Google Play Store then, you will have to activate it to bring it to use. And for doing so, you will have to click on the “Turn On” button located beside the Google Play Store app and agree to all the terms and conditions.
Once you have successfully enabled the Google Play store, you can now install Roblox on your Chromebook easily, and here’s a step-by-step guide for the same:
- First of all, head to Chrome and open the Google Play store. Then, you have to type Roblox to install it, or simply you can click on the link provided here to take you to the page directly.
- Then, simply click on the Install button to start the installation process. Once it is installed, you can click on the Open button to run it on your Chromebook. And that is it, you have successfully installed Roblox over your Chromebook.
Install Roblox Without Using Play Store
Now, there are a few alternatives for downloading Roblox on Chromebook without the use of the Google Play store but we can’t assure you that it will work. They are not the safest option but in case, you want to give it a try, you definitely can!
However, we would advise you to be careful with these alternatives and also, follow all the steps as mentioned because it is a complicated process. So, let us see how to play Roblox on Chromebook without the Google Play support:
- The first step is to install an extension for Chrome that will help you in this alternative, the name is ARC Welder. You can easily install it from here. However, the size of this file is huge i.e. 200 MB so please be patient if it takes longer to get installed on your computer.
- Once the installation is completed, you have launched the ARC Welder and then, click on the “Choose” button.
- Now, you will have to locate the Roblox file that you downloaded in the previous step and select the directory and then choose the “Open” button.
- Then, click on the “Add your APK” option.
- And we are almost at the end of this process, you have to click on the Roblox APK file and then, choose the “Open” button.
- Now at this step, you will be provided with a bunch of options and you need to ensure that the “Tablet” form and “Orientation” landscape option are selected. Click on the “test” option after this step.
- Let it take some time and the game will launch itself on your Chromebook.
I hope we have provided you with all the information regarding how to play Roblox on Chromebook with and without Google Play Store. Google play store is the safest option but just in case if your Chromebook version doesn’t support that app then, you can use other alternatives.
However, we hope you choose a safer and better option, and I hope you liked reading this article. If you tend to come across and further queries then, let us know in the comments below.