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How to deploy Helperbird through the Google Admin Console for EDU accounts


Introduction

This guide provides administrators with step-by-step instructions on deploying the Helperbird extension across various platforms including Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft 365, and G Suite. Follow these steps to ensure that Helperbird is available to all users within your organization.

Prerequisites

Administrator access to Google Admin Console (for G Suite/Google Chrome) or Microsoft 365 Admin Center (for Microsoft Edge).

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Steps

Deploying on Google Chrome (G Suite)

Step 1: Log into Google Admin Console Access your G Suite Admin Console at admin.google.com.

Step 2: Access Chrome Management Navigate to Devices > Chrome > Apps & Extensions.

Step 3: Select Organizational Unit Choose the Organizational Unit to which you want to deploy Helperbird.

Step 4: Add Helperbird Extension Click the + icon and select Add from Chrome Web Store. Enter Helperbird’s extension ID.

Step 5: Configure Deployment Settings Set the installation policy to Force Install or another preferred setting.

Step 6: Save and Deploy Click Save to apply the settings.

Deploying on Microsoft Edge (Microsoft 365)

Step 1: Log into Microsoft 365 Admin Center Visit the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and log in.

Step 2: Access Edge Management Navigate to Settings > Services & Add-ins > Microsoft Edge Management.

Step 3: Add Helperbird Extension Under Manage Extensions, add Helperbird’s extension ID and specify deployment options.

Step 4: Save Changes Ensure to save the configuration changes.

Verification

For Chrome: Verify the deployment by logging into a user account within the Organizational Unit and checking if the Helperbird extension is installed and functioning.

For Edge: Verify by accessing Microsoft Edge in a user account and checking for the presence of Helperbird.

Conclusion

By following these steps, you have successfully deployed the Helperbird extension across your organization, providing accessibility features to all users on the specified platforms.

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For any issues or queries regarding deployment, please contact our Support Team here.

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