There comes a point in which Google’s Auto-Update Expiration (AUE) shuts the door on a device’s ability to perform its basic operating functions safely. It’s at this point, that a Chromebook model upgrade is needed to ensure continued security, updates, and student success through the use of technology. So, that begs the question, how do I manage my Chromebook’s End-of-Life?

Be Aware Of Your Chromebook’s Expiration Date

It’s important to be prepared for a device’s End-of-Life. The last thing you want to do is be caught off guard and be forced into scrambling to procure new devices. Thankfully, we have a tool to help you track your Chromebook’s Auto-Update trajectory. When you sign into your account on and enter your Device Dashboard, you have the ability to enter Chromebooks into the system, enabling an easy way to track a device’s expiration date, among many other useful features.

Want to know a little more about the Device Dashboard? Check out this video:

Chromebooks with Auto Update Expiration in 2023

Listed below are all the Chromebooks whose auto expiration date is in 2023.

Manufacturer Model AUE Date
Acer Chromebook 11 (C771, C771T) June 2023
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work (CP5-471) June 2023
AOpen Chromebook Commercial Tab August 2023
CTL Chromebook Tablet Tx1 for Education August 2023
DELL Chromebook 13 (3380) June 2023
HP Chromebook 13 G1 June 2023
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 June 2023
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 June 2023
Samsung Chromebook Plus August 2023
Samsung Chromebook Pro June 2023
Asus Chromebook Tablet CT100 August 2023
Asus Chromebook Flip C101PA August 2023
Asus Chromebook Flip C302 June 2023

Life After Expiration

After a Chromebook’s AUE date arrives, Chrome OS is no longer updating. Continuing use of these devices could cause security concerns. This means that purchasing a new device is the best next step. That, although, leaves you with a hefty pile of unusable devices. So what are you supposed to do with those old Chromebooks? Simply throwing them away is not the answer, as our industry is the culprit of enough e-waste as it is.

That’s why we have our Device Trade-In Program. We believe that old devices have value. By visiting our Device Trade-In page, you can request a trade-in quote. From there, you’ll receive store credit toward future purchases to meet your repair and accessory needs. You’ll also be able to rest easy knowing that your old devices will be handled responsibly through proper electronics recycling protocols, reducing our e-waste footprint.

Remember, the best thing you can do is be prepared. There are free tools at your disposal to set yourself and your district up for success. If you’re curious, and are looking for more information about the Device Dashboard or the Device Trade-In, be sure to read our blog from the link below, or reach out to [email protected].