Install LockDown Browser Extension on a Chromebook


How do I install the LockDown Browser Extension on a Chromebook and use it with Blackboard? 



  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • Chromebook 
  • Google Chrome
  • Blackboard 



Note: The Google Chrome Store is not available if signed into the Chromebook using your GRCC Student Email. Please sign into your Chromebook with a personal Gmail account.
  1. Sign into the Chromebook and launch Google Chrome
  2. Download LockDown Browser ( The link will redirect to the Chrome Web Store
    • Note: The LockDown Browser extension is not searchable in the Chrome Web Store. The link above must be used.
  3. Within the Chrome Web Store, click Add to Chrome to install the extension. 
  4. Sign into Blackboard and navigate to the course with an exam that requires LockDown Browser
  5. Click Begin to start the test. The LockDown Browser extension will start automatically in full screen mode. 
  6. At the completion of the exam click OK to review the results. 
  7. Once the test results have been reviewed, click the in the upper right corner of the LockDown Browser menu bar to exit full screen mode. 
  8. Click Continue to exit the exam completion screen. 
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