Respondus Monitor on Chromebook

Respondus is now beta testing Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB) with Monitor from Chromebooks. During the beta period, instructors will need to use the following instructions to enable use of RLDB with Monitor on Chromebooks.


  1. Go to the LockDown Browser Dashboard within Canvas
  2. Select “Require Respondus LockDown Browser for this exam”
  3. Expand “Advanced Settings” and select “Allow students to use LockDown Browser for Chromebook (beta)”
  4. Save the exam settings for LockDown Browser             


  1. Log into the Chromebook start Google Chrome
  2. Log into Canvas and navigate to the exam that requires LockDown Browser
  3. Select the link for downloading and installing LockDown Browser
  4. From the Chrome web store, select “Add to Chrome” to install the LockDown Browser Extension
  5. Note: during the beta, this extension will only work with quizzes an instructor has enabled for use with LockDown Browser for Chromebook

Respondus has a Knowledgebase article that provides additional information about the beta release of LockDown Browser for Chromebook, including feature limitations and known issues. This article will be updated periodically during the beta.