Use the Chromebook Recovery Utility
If you need to recover your Chromebook, you can use the Chromebook Recovery Utility to create recovery media and get your Chromebook working like new again.
What you need to create recovery media
Before using the utility, make sure that you have:
- A flash drive or other storage media that can hold at least 4GB and that you don't mind clearing.
- An extra Chromebook, Windows, or Mac computer with administrative rights and Chrome browser installed.
Create recovery media
If your Chromebook isn't working properly, you can use an extra Chromebook or another Windows or Mac computer to create recovery media. Otherwise, you can follow these steps on your Chromebook if you want to create recovery media to use later.
If you're using a Linux computer, follow the instructions listed after Step 6.