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How to Connect a Bluetooth Mouse to a Chromebook

Chromebooks are called Chromebooks because they’re usually laptops, and laptops typically have trackpads. If you’d like to use a Bluetooth mouse with your Chromebook instead, it’s easy to do.  We’ll show you how….

How to Get a Caps Lock Key on Your Chromebook

The keyboard layout on Chromebooks is very different from other computers. There are special keys geared toward web browsing, but the biggest difference is the Caps Lock key. Rather, there isn’t one. Thankfully, you can chang…

How to Screen Record on Your Chromebook

Recording your smartphone or computer’s screen can be useful, but sometimes you have to download third-party apps to do it. Fortunately, Chromebooks have a built-in tool that makes it easy to create screen recordings with no…

How to Enable Startup Sound on Your Chromebook

Computers traditionally have had a startup sound that plays as soon as they are up and running. Chromebooks don’t have this out of the box, but if you miss that nostalgic touch of a startup chime, you can manually enable it f…

How to See How Much RAM Is in Your Chromebook

RAM is important when it comes to how well your computer runs. Chromebooks require less RAM than other computers running Windows 10 or macOS. Still, you might feel like you need more. We’ll show you how to find out how much R…

Why Aren’t Viruses a Problem on Chrome OS?

Chrome OS has a reputation for being virus-proof. Google likes to boast about how secure its operating system is compared to others. Are Chromebooks really immune to viruses, though? And, if so, how do they achieve this? Allo…

How to Type Emoji on a Chromebook

Emoji first became popular on smartphones, but they’re just as necessary on computers. Chromebooks and Chrome OS tablets have built-in emoji as well. We’ll show you where to find them, and how to use emoji on your device….

How to Enable Virtual Desk Gestures on Chrome OS

Now that the Virtual Desks feature has come to the Stable Chrome OS channel, we finally received the ability to switch between desks using trackpad gestures. However, to use gestures, you have to enable a hidden flag. Here’s…

How to See Your Chromebook’s End-of-Life Date

There comes a time in your Chromebook’s life when it no longer receives updates from Google. It’s inevitable and could be a lot sooner than you think. Here’s how to see your Chromebook’s scheduled end-of-life date….

How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook

Should you need to copy text from one place to another, don’t worry. Copying and pasting on a Chromebook works as you’d expect from any other operating system, and you can do it in a couple of ways.

How to Take a Photo on a Chromebook

Your Chromebook comes equipped with a built-in camera you can use to snap pictures to post to your social media accounts or share with friends and family. Here’s how to take a photo on a Chromebook.

How to Use Virtual Desktops on Chrome OS

Google is finally adding virtual desktops to its repertoire of Chromebook features—something other major operating systems already have—with Chrome OS version 76. The function has been in testing for several months and is…

How to Right-Click on a Chromebook

While Chromebooks don’t have a separate right-click button on the touchpad, that doesn’t mean the function isn’t available. Should you need to right-click on something, there are a couple of ways to do so without the need to …

How to Take a Video on a Chromebook

Until recently, taking a video on Chromebook wasn’t a straightforward process (and wasn’t even part of the default Google Camera app!). However, now you can easily record videos and upload them to YouTube or share them with f…

How to Play Roblox on a Chromebook

Roblox is one of the most popular games in the world, but it’s currently limited to a handful of platforms. Chrome OS isn’t on the “supported” list, but thanks to the Google Play Store, Roblox is a few clicks away….
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