What to know before using Prey on ChromeOS

Google allowed Android apps to freely run on this operating system, so our perfectly functional Android version is already working on it. It’s a Beta version and we are still adapting some of our features, so please mind that this release only works on models compatible with the Play Store ( See list below).

Two conditions must be fulfilled in order for Prey to run on the device: The Chromebook must be online, and the user needs to unlock it.

These are the currently active features:

  • Geolocation & Control Zones: Workin’ like a charm.
  • Alarm & Alert: Completely functional.
  • File Retrieval: Check! It grants access to the SD and Android directory.
  • Missing Mode Reports: All evidence is retrieved, except for MAC Address and Bios.

Chromebooks compatible with Prey

Manufacturer Device Model
Acer Chromebook R11 (CB5-132T, C738T)*

Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T)

Chromebook R13 (CB5-312T)*

Chromebook 11 N7 (C731, C731T)*

Chromebook 11 (C771, C771T)*

Chromebook 14 (CB3-431)*

Chromebook 14 for Work (CP5-471)*

Chromebook 15 (CB3-532)*

Chromebook 15 (CB515-1HT/1H)

Chromebook 11 (C740)*

Chromebook 15 (CB5-571 / C910)
AOpen Chromebox Mini*

Chromebase Mini*
Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA*

Chromebook Flip C101PA*

Chromebook Flip C213

Chromebook C202SA*

Chromebook C300SA / C301SA*

Chromebook Flip C302*
CTL NL61 Chromebook*

J2 / J4 Chromebook*

J5 Convertible Chromebook*
Dell Chromebook 11 (3180)*

Chromebook 11 (5190)

Chromebook 11 2-in-1 (3189)*

Chromebook 11 2-in-1 (5190)

Chromebook 13 (3380)*

Chromebook 13 (7310)*
eduGear Chromebook K Series*

Chromebook M Series*

CMT Chromebook*
Edxis Education Chromebook*
Google Chromebook Pixel (2015)*

Haier Chromebook 11e*

Chromebook 11 C*
HiSense Chromebook 11*
HP Chromebook 11 G5 EE*

Chromebook 11 G5*

Chromebook 11 G6 EE

Chromebook x360 11 G1 EE

Chromebook 13 G1*

Chromebook 14 G5
Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook (Gen 3)*

ThinkPad 11e Yoga Chromebook (Gen 3)*

ThinkPad 11e Chromebook (Gen 4)

Thinkpad 11e Yoga Chromebook (Gen 4)

N22 Chromebook*

N23 Chromebook*

100e Chromebook

Flex 11 Chromebook*

N23 Yoga Chromebook*

300e Chromebook

500e Chromebook

N42 Chromebook*

Thinkpad 13 Chromebook*
Medion Chromebook S2015*
Mercer Chromebook NL6D*
Multilaser Chromebook M11C
NComputing Chromebook CX100*
Nexian Chromebook 11.6”*
PCMerge Chromebook PCM-116E*

Chromebook PCM-116T-432B*
Prowise Chromebook Entryline*

Chromebook Proline*
Poin2 Chromebook 11*

Chromebook 14*
Positivo Chromebook CH1190*

Chromebook C216B*
Samsung Chromebook Plus*

Chromebook Pro

Chromebook 3*
Sector 5
E1 Rugged Chromebook*
Viglen Chromebook 11*

Chromebook 360*

*NOTE: Devices with a (*) next to them require that user profiles perform a one-time file-system migration in order to support Android on these older devices. For Education and Enterprise customers they can manage this file-system migration remotely in the Admin console by utilizing a new migration setting. Please see this support article for more details.