How to Download Minecraft Education Edition on Chromebook

Minecraft Education Edition lets players build almost anything they can imagine. The only limit is their imagination, which includes massive castles, underwater basesand even a working calculator.

As a result, it’s ideal for a collaborative learning environment, which is exactly what the game offers. It is mainly used in academic settings to immerse students in the virtual world of Minecraft, where they can apply their lessons.

Since the Education edition is separate from the Java and Bedrock editions, Chromebook users may not know how to install it on their devices. Keep reading to find out.

How to tell if your Chromebook meets Minecraft Education Edition specs

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The first thing potential Minecraft players will need to do before installing the game on their Chromebook is to ensure that they meet the system requirements to run the game. Minecraft Education Edition are:


Intel Core i3-3210 3.2GHz

AMD A8-7600 3.1GHz APU or equivalent


2 GB


Integrated: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.4

Discrete: Nvidia GeForce 400 series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4

Hard disk :

1 GB minimum for game core, maps and other files

Obtain permission to download files to the Chromebook

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Next, players will need permission to upload files; If you’re using a school-controlled device, you may need to speak to a teacher or IT professional for permission.

For other devices, make sure you’re signed in to an account that has permission to download files.

After verifying that you can download the game, go to the Google Play Store and search Minecraft Education Edition.

Downloading Minecraft Education Edition on the Chromebook

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Now that the technical details are settled, it’s time to download the game. This is accomplished by accessing the Google Play Store on the Chromebook. Search for Minecraft Education Edition in the Google Play Store and click on it when it appears in the results.

After selecting the game, click on the Install button to start the installation process. Please keep in mind that the game will take up approximately 500MB of storage (250MB for the game and 250MB for the worlds); however, by creating multiple worlds on the device, it can go much further.

Launch the game on Chromebook

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Now that the game is downloaded, it’s time to play it. To get started, open the Chromebook’s program menu by clicking the small circle in the lower left corner of the taskbar screen.

Scroll until you see Minecraft Education Edition in the program menu. When you click on the game, it will start loading. As they prepare to learn with Minecraft, players can either log into their account or play locally after launching the game.

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