howto switch an acer ac700 to use the chromebook beta channel

howto switch an acer ac700 to use the chromebook chrome beta channel

  • get a 4GB usb stick (that does NOT publish any pseudo usb cd roms)
  • create a usb restore drive chrome://imageburner (see support.google.com/chromeos/1080595)
  • factory reset from usb drive in RIGHT hand side usb socket (see How-to-use-the-Recovery-Mode-button)
  • login/register
  • run chrome
  • click wrench | about the chrome os
  • click more info
  • chose BETA channel
  • QUICKLY exit chrome before initial system update completes
  • reboot chromebook
  • login
  • click wrench | about the chrome os
  • auto update to chromium beta channel should now start

see also howto switch an acer ac700 chromebook into developer mode

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