Chromebooks are pretty easy to use, especially if you're already familiar with the Chrome browser. Almost all of the Chrome OS programs are extensions for the browser and all of the preferences from your Google account will be transferred to your new notebook as soon as you log in.
But as with any operating system, there are still plenty of tips and tricks for using Chrome OS. Here at Laptop Mag, we put together a list of how-to's to help you learn the intricacies of your new Chromebook. You'll learn the basics, like how to take a screenshot and use Skype, as well as get Android apps on your machine (if it supports them), add Dropbox to your file manager or install Linux.
Check out the table of contents below to make the most of your Chromebook, and be sure to also check out our list of Chrome browser tips. Also, looking to game on your Chromebook? Check out our guide to the best Chromebook games.
- How to Get Android Apps, Google Play Store on a Chromebook
- Save Images On a Chromebook
- How to Redeem Your 100GB of Free Space
- Use Skype on a Chromebook
- Change Wallpaper on a Chromebook
- Set Up Google Print on Your Chromebook
- Keep Google From Spying on Your Kid's Chromebook
- Install Linux on a Chromebook
- Turn on Caps Lock
- Take a Screenshot
- Reset Your Chromebook
- Use Dropbox on Your Chromebook and Add it to File Manager
- Edit Word Docs on a Chromebook
- Set Up Offline Gmail
- How to Force Quit on a Chromebook
- Set Up Chrome Remote Desktop on Your Chromebook
- Turn Your Chromebook Desktop into an Art Gallery
- Keep Your Chromebook From Sleeping
- How to Snap Windows in Chrome OS
- Change the Screen Resolution of a Chromebook
- How to Launch a Google Hangout on Your Chromebook
- How to Stream Google Play Music on Your Chromebook
- How to Right-Click on a Chromebook
- How to Unlock Chromebooks Using a PIN Number
- How to Add Custom Shortcuts to Your Chromebook App Launcher
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