Download and Install Malwarebytes on Chromebook devices

To use Malwarebytes on a Chromebook or other Chrome OS device, download and install the latest version from the Google Play Store. See the following instructions to download and install Malwarebytes on Chromebook. These steps also apply to re-installation, or how to get back the program in case of an accidental uninstall. To learn more, see the product page for Malwarebytes on Chromebook.


Download and install Malwarebytes

  1. Open the Google Play Store  app.
    Image of Play Store app on Google Chromebook device.
    Refer to Google’s support article Install Android apps on your Chromebook if you do not see the Google Play Store app.

  2. Search for Malwarebytes in the Google Play search bar.
    Image of search bar in Google Play Store app.
  3. Click Install.
    Image of Malwarebytes Security on the Google Play Store app.

  4. Once Malwarebytes is finished installing, click Open.
    Image of  Open button for Malwarebytes Security on the Google Play Store.

  5. When first opened, Malwarebytes needs your permission to protect your device. Click Give permission.
    Image of Give permission button when Malwarebytes Security is first opened.

  6. Click Allow to consent.
    Image of Allow button in Malwarebytes Security to give program permissions to scan device.


Malwarebytes setup is now complete. If this is your first time installing Malwarebytes on your Chromebook device, enjoy a 30 day trial of Premium. To activate a Malwarebytes Premium subscription, refer to Activate Malwarebytes Premium on Chromebook device.


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