How to install WPS Office 2019 on a Chromebook

Please have a look at my improved revised tutorial, thanks!

Today we are looking at how to install WPS Office 2019 on a Chromebook! We created a video for a visual guide as well as an audio guide.  We hope that you will find it helpful.  Please find the instructions below to install WPS Office, it is the same as those which we used in the video.

We used Flatpak to install WPS Office as the other installation packages didn't work as expected on a Chromebook.  The Flatpak is maintained by the WPS team.

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 89,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
4) sudo flatpak install flathub com.obsproject.Studio
5) sudo flatpak install flathub com.wps.Office

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Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

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