Parents should follow the instructions in the tabs below to install TestNav only when directed to do so by their children's schools.

For high-stakes/summative testing, devices must be managed by school/district IT for TestNav installation.  

Parents, click the tab for the type of computer or device on which you want to install TestNav. If you have questions, please notify your child's teacher so that he or she can contact school or district technology support.

Install TestNav

Click the OSX/macOS button on the TestNav Downloads page.


Click the Spotlight icon () at the top-right of the screen and type TestNav to find your downloaded .dmg file.

Double-click the .dmg file (for example, testnav-1.9.7.dmg), and the TestNav install window appears.

Drag the TestNav icon into the Applications folder.

Click anywhere on the desktop and click File > New Finder Window. In the sidebar, click the eject icon (shown below).

Click the Apple icon and select System Preferences.

a. Click Siri.

b. Deselect the Enable Ask Siri checkbox, and click the back arrow.

c. Click Keyboard.

d. Click Dictation, and select Off.

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Sign in to TestNav

Click Applications and double-click TestNav.


Click a button on the TestNav home page, as directed by your proctor.


Have the student enter the Username and Password, and click Sign In.


Install TestNav

Click Windows.exe button on the TestNav Downloads page:

Double-click the TestNav testnav-1.9.x.exe file.

The Setup - TestNav window appears and asks if you want to continue installing TestNav. Click Yes.

The TestNav Setup wizard appears. Click Next.

The Select Destination Location window appears. By default, TestNav program files save in C:\Program Files (x86)\TestNav. You can keep the default setting, or click Browse to choose another location. Then, click Next.


The Select Start Menu Folder window appears. By default, the setup wizard stores program shortcuts in a Pearson folder in the Start menu folder. You can keep the default setting, or click Browse to choose another location. Then, click Next.

Click Install.


By default, the Launch TestNav checkbox is selected. If you do not want to immediately launch TestNav, deselect the checkbox, and then click Finish.

Steps may vary, depending on your OS version.

Cortana

a. Click Start, search for Edit group policy, and open it.

b. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Search.

c. Find Allow Cortana, and double-click to open it.

d. Click Disabled, and then hit OK.


XBox Game Bar

a. Right-click Start.

b. Click Settings.

c. Click Gaming.

d. Click Game Bar.

e. Click the switch below Record game clips.


Clipboard history

a. Open Settings.

b. Click on System.

c. Click on Clipboard.

d. Turn off the Save multiple items toggle switch.

Sign in to TestNav

From the Start menu, click TestNav
TestNav should appear in the Start menu. If you do not see TestNav, type TestNav in the search box.

Click a button on the TestNav home page, as directed by the proctor.


Have the student enter the Username and Password, and click Sign In.

Install TestNav

Click the Windows Store icon () or Windows 10 button from TestNav Downloads page.


Click the search icon, and type TestNav. Click Get (or Install, if you previously downloaded TestNav on the same device.)

TestNav downloads and installs.

Sign in to TestNav

Open TestNav, using one of the following:

  • If you still have the Microsoft Store open, click Launch on the TestNav page.
  • If you do not have the store open, click the Start Button (), type TestNav in the search field, and click TestNav App in the search window.

Click a button on the TestNav home page, as directed by the proctor.

Have the student enter the Username and Password, and click Sign In.

Install TestNav

Tap the App Store icon, and then, the Search icon.

Type TestNav in the search field and click Search.

Click Get, and TestNav installs (typically as the last app on your home pages).


Sign in to TestNav

Tap the TestNav icon to start the app.

The first time TestNav is launched, it displays the Enable Microphone Permission message.

Tap OK to grant microphone permission.

  • If the student taps Don't AllowTestNav displays another prompt, shown below:
    Click Open Settings to enable Microphone Permission

  • Tap Open Settings to enable the microphone.

Have the student enter the Username and Password, and click Sign In.

Install TestNav

On your Chromebook, click the Store icon. (not Google Play)

In the Search the Store field, type TestNav.


Click the TestNav app, and click + Add to Chrome.


In the Confirm New App popup, click Add.

Sign in to TestNav

Start TestNav using one of the following:

If you are still in the Store, you can click the TestNav app, and then, click Launch App.

If you closed the Store, you can click Apps in the lower-left of the screen, and then, click TestNav.

Click a button on the TestNav home page, as directed by your proctor.

Have the student enter the Username and Password, and click Sign In.