Play Roblox on a School Chromebook

Chromebooks might not run all games smoothly, but they usually work well with Roblox.

Students might discover that their school Chromebook blocks Roblox and other games.

This happens because of a firewall and certain settings being turned off, which makes playing Roblox hard. However, there are smart ways to get around these restrictions.

This guide will show you how to play Roblox on a school Chromebook.

Important Points:

  • Play Roblox directly in your browser at
  • Consider using a VPN or proxy to get past your school’s firewall and access Roblox.
  • You might be able to download Roblox from if it’s not blocked by your school.
  • Turn on developer mode on your school Chromebook to install the newest version of Roblox.


Method 1: Play Roblox in Your Browser is the simplest way to play Roblox on your school Chromebook. Yet, because it is well-known, your school may block it or similar sites.

  • If you can’t access the site, try another way.
  • If the site is slow or doesn’t load, wait a little or reload the page.
  • If Roblox doesn’t launch in your browser, look for a downloadable method.
  • You cannot buy in-game items with the version of Roblox.

Method 2: Use a VPN

  1. Choose a VPN. If your school Chromebook blocks Roblox, it might be due to the school’s firewall. A VPN can provide a new IP address, which helps bypass these blocks.

A VPN also hides your online activities, offering additional security and privacy on your school Chromebook. Picking the right VPN can be challenging, so explore various options and see if your school blocks any VPN services. Consider using VPNs like NordVPN, Windscribe, or ExpressVPN.

  1. Navigate to “Settings” and then “Apps” on your Chromebook. Access the Google Play Store.
  2. Look for your VPN in the Play Store. Most popular VPNs have apps there. Download the VPN app you selected.
  3. Turn on the VPN. Open the VPN app, sign in to your account (if required), and connect.
  4. Return to the Play Store and search for the Roblox app. With the VPN active, you should now be able to download and use Roblox on your Chromebook.
  5. Open the Roblox app and sign in. You can now start playing Roblox! If Roblox is still not working, you may need to consider another approach.

Method 3: Use a Proxy Server

  1. Find a proxy website. A proxy server works like a VPN but does not protect your data. You can access a proxy server using your browser, as many websites provide proxy services.

Chrome includes a proxy server option, but it’s likely blocked by your school.¬†

Search for “proxy” in your Chrome Settings to explore proxy server options and see if this method is available.

It’s wise to look for a trusted proxy server at home and then enter that URL on your school Chromebook’s browser the next day.

  1. Type into the URL box on the proxy site. Keep in mind, proxy servers are often slower than normal web browsing. The site might not load correctly the first few times.

If the site fails to load after several tries, consider switching to the link. might function without a proxy, but if it’s restricted at your school, trying it with a proxy might work.

  1. Sign into your Roblox account and prepare the launcher. Log in, choose a Roblox game, and initiate the launcher. This might take longer than usual, so being patient is key!


Method 4: Download Roblox from Another Website

  1. Visit If your school Chromebook blocks, try finding Roblox on a different site.

APKPure is a trusted website where you can safely download various apps and games. If this site is also blocked, consider using a VPN or a proxy.

  1. Use the search box in the top-right corner to look for “Roblox.” It’s often a top game, or you can click on Games and see it listed near the top.
  2. Select “Roblox” from the search results; it’s typically the first option.
  3. Open the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions. After installing Roblox, you’re ready to play it on your school Chromebook.

Method 5: Enable Developer Mode

  1. Switch your Chromebook to developer mode. This step is simple but must be done carefully. Making too many changes in developer mode can damage your computer permanently.

Turn on developer mode by pressing Refresh, Escape, and Power buttons together on your keyboard. Once your computer is in recovery mode, press Ctrl + D simultaneously. Then, hit Enter.

  1. Install the APK. After you download the APK, click to open it.
  2. Complete the installation steps. After installing Roblox, click Open. Log in and begin playing Roblox on your school Chromebook!