Monday, March 25, 2019

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 73.0.3683.88 (Platform version: 11647.104.0/1/2/3) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

New Features

  • Better Chrome OS out-of-memory management
  • Report additional telemetry data for Chrome OS devices
  • Alerts regarding upcoming removal of remaining Chrome Supervised Users
  • Video Player: switch to native media controls
  • Demo Mode: Switch language setting 
  • Audio Focus on CrOS
  • Developers can share files/folders with Linux apps.
  • Improved native Drive integration with added support for the Drive->Computers root in Files app
  • Demo Mode: Offline enrollment and setup functionality
  • For managed devices, the remotely configured 20 printer maximum cap will be raised to allow for several thousand native printers for each organizational unit in the Google Admin console. If you’re interested in testing the new feature, please join our trusted tester program.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

Cindy Bayless
Google Chrome

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Blogger Unknown said...

Any chance the ChromeOS vs Vizio casting is fixed? Many have now reported on Reddit that we can no longer cast tabs to a Vizio based TV. Casting natively such as YouTube works just fine, but tabs turn entirely grey and are unusable. I have now reported this bug to both Google and Vizio.... I went through a lot of hassle to get this properly reported. But nothing has been done. Nobody can cast tabs from ChromeOS (I have a Pixelbook but others have reported the same problem on other Chromebooks) to a Vizio TV anymore. This started about a month or so ago. Quite frustrating and I feel like none of my efforts have been even heard...

3:41 PM, March 26, 2019  
Blogger Unknown said...

As soon as i updated to this update, my Acer c720 chromebook has been taking insanely long to boot up and when i try to scroll, it lags really badly.

9:56 AM, March 27, 2019  
Blogger Bill Who said...

I also experience a very long startup with my Acer C720 series Chromebook after this update. Bill

12:23 PM, March 27, 2019  
Blogger Zo0ok said...

Still waiting for Chrome OS 73 for my Acer R13 (elm).

1:21 PM, March 28, 2019  
Blogger Russel said...

My 2015 Google Pixel chromebook is still at Version 72.0.3626.122 but then I'm always waiting for updates to get to me...

5:45 PM, March 28, 2019  
Blogger martinyy said...

Missing label "Chrome OS" to this blog post, causing it is missed in posts filtering.

5:57 PM, March 29, 2019  
Blogger Unknown said...

send help my chromebook is trash after this update, lags horribly and doesnt even connect to a wifi after an hour. acer fix ur computer, google fix ur os software stuff.

4:24 AM, April 01, 2019  
Blogger Unknown said...

Can you and google assistant to Chromebooks

4:13 PM, April 02, 2019  
Blogger aegir said...

The "use low density display" option for Linux Apps has vanished :-(

8:56 PM, April 03, 2019  
Blogger BrooksE1 said...

Excuse me, when is the update where it can download apps from the Google Play Store? This is Version 73.0.3683.88 CB3-111.

5:28 AM, April 04, 2019  
Blogger Starry Might said...

Just updated to this on my Acer R11 Chromebook. Play Protect Certification is still missing from the Google Play Store's Settings page, which forces me to assume it's NOT Certified and cannot run apps which use SafetyNet. Is there a reason for this?

11:26 AM, April 04, 2019  
Blogger Unknown said...

So I'm still confused about if I can get android apps on my ChromeBook...

11:33 PM, April 07, 2019  

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