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How to Hide Files and Folders on a Chromebook

You might have some things on your Chromebook that you don’t want wandering eyes to see. Thankfully, it’s super easy to hide files and folders on Chrome OS. Unlike when hiding files on Android, you don’t need any special sof…

How to Restrict Your Chromebook to Certain Users

By default, anyone with a Google account can log in to your Chromebook and begin using the computer. If you’d like to lock it down and let only a certain group of people use your device, it’s easy to configure in Settings. He…

How to Customize the Shelf on a Chromebook

Like the taskbar on Windows, the shelf in Google’s Chrome OS helps you manage your open apps and launch new ones on your Chromebook. Here’s how to customize the shelf by moving it or hiding it completely….

How to Disable Guest Browsing on a Chromebook

If you leave your Chromebook sitting around where it could potentially be used by others—but you don’t want them to—it’s easy to disable guest browsing in Google’s Chrome OS so that only registered accounts can use the de…

How to Split Screen on a Chromebook

Multitasking is essential for being productive on a computer. Being able to see more than one app at a time has tons of uses. We’ll show you how to split the screen with apps on your Chromebook.

How to Use Zoom on a Chromebook

Zoom is one of the most popular video conferencing services on the internet. You might be wondering how to use it on a Chromebook since you can’t install typical desktop apps. Don’t worry. It’s easy.

How to Use Google Duo on a Chromebook

Chromebooks are great for simplicity, but that also means their features are a bit limited. Not all video calling services support Chrome OS. But one that works really well on Chromebooks is Google Duo. We’ll show you how it …

How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Chromebook

Chromebooks are built for the internet, which means you’ve probably connected to lots of Wi-Fi networks in the past. Sometimes you might not want a Wi-Fi network saved anymore, and that’s where “forgetting” a network comes in…

How to Use Nearby Share on a Chromebook

“Nearby Share” is Android’s answer to Apple’s AirDrop. It’s a universal method for sharing between devices, with no Wi-Fi required. Nearby Share works with Chromebooks, too. We’ll show you how to set it up and start sharing….

How to Screenshot on a Chromebook

Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are intended to be easy-to-use computers, but that simplicity can lead to confusion. Taking screenshots is one feature that isn’t super well explained, and there are several different ways to do it…

How to Turn on Bluetooth on a Chromebook

Bluetooth has become a common feature on gadgets, including computers. If you have a Chromebook, there’s a very good chance it has Bluetooth, too. We’ll show you how to quickly check and turn it on.

How to Use Function Keys on a Chromebook Keyboard

Computer keyboards are all pretty similar, but Chromebooks break the mold. Instead of the typical function keys, there’s a row of keys for specific Chrome OS functions. However, the function keys are still present if you know…

How to Run a Diagnostic Scan on your Chromebook

People tend to use their computers longer than other gadgets in their life, which means it’s important to keep an eye on the device’s health. Chromebooks have a handy “Diagnostics” app that makes this super easy to do….

How to Connect Bluetooth Devices to a Chromebook

Chrome OS devices work great as standalone laptops and tablets, but you may occasionally want to extend functionality with accessories. We’ll show you how easy it is to connect Bluetooth devices to your Chromebook….
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