This guide will walk you through the steps to install the Metadata Scrubbing Tool for Gmail Chrome Extension globally in your Google Workspace environment.


Before you begin, ensure you have the following:

  • Admin access to your Google Workspace account
  • The Chrome Web Store URL of the Metadata Scrubbing Tool for Gmail extension

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Access the Admin Console

  1. Go to the Google Admin console.
  2. Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

Step 2: Navigate to Apps

  1. From the Admin console Home page, go to Apps.
  2. Click on Google Workspace.
  3. Select Chrome.

Step 3: Manage Extensions

  1. In the Chrome management section, click on Apps & extensions.
  2. Select Users & browsers.

Step 4: Add the Extension

  1. At the top, click on the + button to add the Chrome app or extension.
  2. Select Add from Chrome Web Store.
  3. In the search bar, type “Metadata Scrubbing Tool for Gmail” and press Enter.
  4. Select the extension from the search results.

Step 5: Configure Extension Settings

  1. Choose how the extension will be installed:
    • Force Install: Automatically installs the extension for all users.
    • Allow Install: Allows users to install the extension on their own.
  2. Click Save to apply the settings.

Step 6: Verify Installation

  1. Instruct users to restart their browsers.
  2. Verify that the extension has been installed and is visible in the Chrome toolbar.


Here’s how to solve some common problems when installing the extension globally.

Additional Resources

  • Google Workspace Help Center: Comprehensive guides and support for Google Workspace administrators.
  • Chrome Enterprise Help: Detailed documentation on managing Chrome apps and extensions.
  • Support: Contact our support team for any issues or questions.


Installing the Metadata Scrubbing Tool for Gmail Chrome Extension globally in Google Workspace helps ensure that all users benefit from enhanced email security. Follow the steps outlined in this guide to streamline the installation process.