1. Home
  2. BYOD
  3. NAPLAN Locked Down Browser Installation
  1. Home
  2. Software
  3. NAPLAN Locked Down Browser Installation

NAPLAN Locked Down Browser Installation

All year 7 and 9 students participating in NAPLAN online must install and test the Locked Down Browser (LDB) on their BYOD device prior to the 17th of March to allow for any issues to reported and resolved.

Year 7 and 9 students will need to be familiar with opening the Locked Down Browser (LDB) before test days. If you have previously installed the LDB, installing the latest version will automatically upgrade your version. 

All 4 of the below steps MUST be completed. The estimated time for the download, install and test is only 5-10 minutes.

  1. DOWNLOAD the Locked Down Browser to your device. Guides for Windows, Mac and iPad are listed below.
  2. INSTALL the downloaded program/app.
  3. OPEN the Locked Down Browser, to verify you can open the program/app.
  4. TEST using the test menu option, including sound with headphones.

If you have any problems installing the Locked Down Browser, please click here to log an ICT department support ticket, email helpdesk@mesc.vic.edu.au or visit the ICT department.

Windows 10 / Windows 11

1. Click here to download the Locked Down Browser for Windows 8 and 10.

2. Please click on Open file at the bottom of your web browser, if it is not listed there, browse to your downloads folder on your computer and find NAP Locked down browser.

3. Click on I accept the terms in the license agreement then click on install

4. Click on Yes in the window that asks you to make changes

5. Click the finish button to finish the installation

6. Locate the locked down browser on your desktop, you have successfully installed the Locked Down browser for NAPLAN


  1. Click here to download the Naplan Locked Down Browser for MacOS

2. Double click to open the downloaded file.

3. If you are presented with a warning, select Open.

3. Drag the program into the Applications folder on your computer.

4. Open the Applications folder and start NAP Locked down browser to ensure the program has installed correctly.


1. Click here to download the Naplan Browser for iPad

2. Open the NAP browser to ensure the App has install correctly.

Updated on February 16, 2024

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles

Need Support?
Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Don’t worry we’re here to help!
Contact Support
WordPress Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux