Have you received a ”Your Chrome Browser Cloud Management subscription will be canceled” message?

By admin
A lot of users on

Reddit
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and other social media platforms stated that they had received a message that said: ”Your Chrome Browser Cloud Management subscription will be canceled”. This message of course worried a lot of users who are actively using

Google
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‘s service for their business purposes but we got some good news, it is not what it seems.

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Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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(

CBCM
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) is a set of tools and services provided by

Google
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that allow organizations to manage their deployments of the

Chrome
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browser across multiple devices.

With

CBCM
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, IT administrators can centrally manage

Chrome
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browsers, supervise users, and enforce policies to provide security and compliance.

Although the service is not unique in its field, it runs smoothly for free, and many companies use

CBCM
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, so the ”Your Chrome Browser Cloud Management subscription will be canceled message” is quite worrying.

Why is

Google
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sending the ”your

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription will be canceled” message?

Reddit user u/Many-Context6382 has reached out to

Google
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about the issue and received this message from

the Google Workspace Support
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team:



Google Workspace Support
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,

Mohmmad 11:49?AM Need
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not to worry, This is a known issue

today
DATE

, we are facing this error. Our engineering team is already working on it.

Google Workspace Support
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, Mohmmad 11:49?AM Very soon this issue will be solved, not to worry about your subscription. ”

So if you have also received a ”your

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription will be canceled” message, you don’t need to worry it is just a simple bug that

Google
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is working on fixing. See the full

Reddit
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story below.


Earlier this year
DATE

,

Google
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automatically added

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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to all

Workspace for Education Customers
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. However, if you haven’t utilized this feature,

Google
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will discontinue it, triggering a notification in your admin console about a suspended subscription.

Although this might cause concern, there’s no indication that it affects end-users. To address this, simply select "Do this later" and set a reminder to reactive the service on

September 15th
DATE

. Then, go to

Billing > Subscriptions >
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Add or Upgrade a

Subscription
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to restore the service.

Read also: Your passwords are on the scope of malicious

Chrome
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extensions.

How to start a new

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription

If you can’t refresh your subscription the above way you might need to renew your

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription. Before doing so you need to comply with certain requirements:


Chrome
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browser for

Windows, Mac
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,

Linux
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,

Android
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, and iOS platforms

Compatibility with the most recent

12
CARDINAL

versions of

Chrome
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browser

Ensure that

Chrome
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components, such as

Google Update
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, are not modified or disabled


Chrome
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installations that are not using the default configuration will not be supported, as this could lead to unexpected behavior

If you have complied all the requirements, here is how you start a new

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription:

Go to the Chrome Browser Cloud Management website Click on the "Sign up" button Enter your organization’s domain name and click "

Next" Select
WORK_OF_ART

the number of seats you want to purchase and click "

Next
WORK_OF_ART

" Provide your billing information and click "

Next" Review
WORK_OF_ART

the terms of service and click "Agree and continue"

You will receive an email with a link to activate your account, click on the link to activate it

Once you have done that it is time to enroll cloud-managed

Chrome
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browsers by:

Log in to your

Google Admin
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console Go to Devices > Chrome > Enrollment Click on the "Enroll" button next to the device you want to enroll

Follow the prompts to download and install the cloud-managed

Chrome
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browser.

Then you need to enable

Chrome
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browser reporting:

Log in to your

Google Admin
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console Go to Devices > Chrome > Reporting Click on the "Enable reporting" button Choose the devices you want to include in the report Customize the report settings as desired

After doing so you can now set policies for enrolled browsers by:

Log in to your

Google Admin
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console Go to Devices > Chrome > Policies Click on the "Add policy" button Choose the policy you want to apply (e.g., "Block suspicious extensions") Customize the policy settings as desired

And that’s it! You have now successfully started a new

Chrome Browser Cloud Management
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subscription!

Featured image credit:

Chrome/Google
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.

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