Roblox is probably a game that needs no introduction. The platform has taken the whole world by storm and many children have quickly become obsessed with the game.
You can play the game on pretty much any device…except for the ones at school it seems.
It’s not hard to guess why such an addictive game has been banned or blocked on most school networks. In lessons where children are supposed to be learning, they’re sneaking in a quick game of Roblox.
While this makes sense from an educational standpoint, it can be quite a bummer for kids who want to play Roblox during school hours such as their recess.
Now, you didn’t hear this from me when your teacher asks…but there are a few stealthy tips and tricks you can follow so that you can access the game on your school Chromebook.
However – I will say before this article begins that this is not something that you are supposed to do.
If you get found attempting the following advice at school there is potential for you to get into trouble for doing so. And keep in mind that it isn’t guaranteed to work.
If playing fast and loose with the school rules isn’t something you’re massively concerned about, though, and you are determined to get your Roblox fix, well, this is the way to do it.
Running Roblox On Your School Chromebook
So, the very first thing that you’re going to need to do is to download Roblox onto your computer. The easiest way to do this is to go to the Google Play Store and download the Roblox app.
Once you have the app you’ll want to load it right up. Then you can log into the app using your username and password.
When you have logged onto the game, you should be able to play it as usual. This doesn’t work for all games but the Roblox app has been specifically designed to work on Chromebooks so you shouldn’t have any issues.
Now, you may find that the app is locked and you do not have access to play. But don’t worry, there’s a way around that.
Using A VPN To Unblock Roblox
If you’re looking to get around your school’s Chromebook security, using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) will be your best bet. It is definitely the quickest and most efficient way to go about things.
A VPN for those who do not know is a tool that can be used to change your computer’s IP address. And it’s your IP address that you’ll use to connect your Chromebook to the internet.
A VPN will let you select what IP address you want to use. So as long as you select a different country where Roblox is not blocked, you should be able to get access to the game.
Most free VPN options will be very slow and pretty unreliable so they should only be used as a last resort if you can’t afford a paid one. And here’s a reminder to never purchase something such as a VPN without your parent’s permission first.
Another option that usually does the job is Now.gg. This website allows you to play games without actually having to download them (see also “Best Turn Based Strategy Games“).
So if you are blocked from downloading the game then you can visit this website and just search for the game you’re interested in playing.
When you find the game, you’ll need to click it and leave some time for it to load. This can take a few minutes but it will eventually begin to run on your browser. And then all that’s left to do is play.
Since this doesn’t require a VPN or additional purchases it’s a great option. All you need is your Chromebook and some internet access. You’ll just have to be a little more patient as the game doesn’t load at quite the same speed which can cause it to lag.
Use An Unlocking App
You can find certain apps that are specifically designed to bypass any internet restrictions put in place. For example, there’s TunnelBear, Hola, and HotSpot Shield.
Once you’ve downloaded the app you’ll want to open it up and pick a country where Roblox is not blocked just like you would with a VPN. Then you’ll connect to the internet and you should no longer be restricted by the blockages.
They basically work in the exact same way a VPN does but they’re just a bit easier to use. The only drawback with them, though, is that they aren’t anywhere as reliable as a VPN would be.
There’s a good chance the game will run slow and it won’t always work, either.
Final Thoughts – Be Careful
I did mention this at the beginning of the article, and I’m going to take the time to reiterate it again.
Any of the aforementioned ways to unblock Roblox from your school computer will be against school rules and regulations.
If a game or website is blocked on your school computer there is a reason for it. And should you be found bending these rules there is a good chance you could get into some serious trouble. You may even risk suspension or expulsion from school.
I can definitely understand why you might want to play this game while in school – it is super fun after all. And if you are determined to do so then you should now know how.
However, I really recommend you are sensible with your judgment. Playing during recess probably isn’t that big of a deal but you shouldn’t be ignoring your work to do so.
And remember never to take advantage of the VPN to look at other blocked websites that might get you into some serious trouble.
Roblox is a fun game, and if you want to play it in school then you now know how. However, I would definitely recommend just waiting until school finishes and playing it at home.
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