Compatibility with Android apps is one feature most Chromebook owners have been long demanding Google roll out widely. While Mountain View had been paying heed to those pleas, the progress on the matter was by and large pretty slow, leaving a lot to desire. However, now it seems Google is finally preparing to expedite things by extending Android app compatibility to several other Chromebooks.
At least three popular Chromebook models have been confirmed to be receiving this additional feature real soon. They include the Acer Chromebook 14, Acer Chromebook 15 or the Asus C300, ChromeUnboxed reports.
The procedure is pretty simple for the Asus C300 users. All they would require doing is to go to the Developer Channel and access the Play Store, then hit the settings menu and choose “About Chrome OS”. In the follow-up menu, clicking on “Change channel” and selecting the “developer channel” option will prompt the system to download the Asus C300 update. The system may reboot several times to accommodate the installation process.
As for the owners of the Acer Chromebook 14 and Acer Chromebook 15, the setup procedure is slightly more complicated, but feasible nonetheless. For detailed instructions, you can refer to this step-by-step process demonstrated by 9to5Google.
The process is by and large the same for various other Chromebook models. In fact, if your model is listed on Google’s Chromium website, odd are high the aforementioned technique will work just fine.