Plex is a worth noting media player app to stream your favourite media contents. It is a smart streaming tool that supports storing, organizing and streaming your media files. In addition to Android, iOS, Windows and Mac PC, Fire TV, Apple TV, etc, Plex app can be accessed on Chromebook. You can organize your media files like videos, movies, TV shows, photos or stream them with one tap. Besides this, Plex on Chromebook supports playing more than 60 million songs and podcasts.

Further, it supports streaming over-the-air contents including web shows, Plex news, live as well as recorded contents. Above all, you can buy Plex Pass, a premium service of Plex to access features like mobile sync, parental controls, Plex DVR, cloud storage integration, multiple user support, cross-selling offers, etc.

How to Install Plex on Chromebook?

There are two different ways in which Plex can be installed on Chromebook.

  • Method 1: Steps to Install Plex on Chromebook using Google Play Store
  • Method 2: Steps to Install Plex on Chromebook using Plex Web

Preliminary Requirements:

  • You should setup Plex Media Server on the Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. With this, you can store all the media files like music, videos, photos, movies, etc, on the Plex Media Server.
  • After that, you should enable Remote access to the media files on Plex client apps.
  • Sign up for Plex Media Server account.

Related: How to install Plex on Apple TV

Method 1: Steps to Install Plex on Chromebook using Google Play Store

If you have recent models of Chromebook, then it supports the Google Play Store. With this, Plex can installed easily.

Note: Installing an app on Chromebook is just the same way as installing an Android app.

Step 1: Turn on your Chromebook at first. Hover to click on the Google Play Store.

Step 2: Click on the Play Store search box to type as Plex. Just tap on the enter button.

Search app
Search Plec on Google Play Store

Step 3: Choose the Plex app from the search result to proceed further.

How to install Plex on Chromebook?
Click on the app

Step 4: Click on the Install button when redirected to the app information screen of Plex.

How to install Plex on Chromebook?
Click Install

Step 5: Wait for Plex to complete its installation on Chromebook. Once done, tap on the Open button.

Step 6: Plex app will be launched on your Chromebook and you can start streaming your favourite contents.

Related: How to install Plex on Ubuntu (Linux)

Method 2: Steps to Install Plex on Chromebook using Plex Web

If your Chromebook doesn’t have the Google Play Store support, then you can use Plex via the web. The steps below will help you out with the same.

Step 1: Open the Chrome web browser on your Chromebook at first.

Step 2: Type “Plex web” the address bar and tap the enter button.

Search Plex Web
Search Plex Web

Step 3: Select the official website of the Plex web from the search result. (

How to install Plex on Chromebook?
Plex Homepage

Step 4: After that, you shall enter your Plex media server login id and password on the next screen.

Step 5: Upon successful configuration, you can access your media files from the Plex media server effortlessly.

How to install Plex on Chromebook?
Plex on Chromecast

Related: How to watch Live TV on Plex?

To Sum Up

Either of the methods will work for you to install Plex on Chromebook. With this, you will get the uninterrupted streaming experience right on your Chromebook at any time. Start a 30-day free trial and then subscribe for Plex Pass for uninterrupted streaming.

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