- Search + L will lock your Chormebook immediately.
- You can open apps pinned on the taskbar using a keyboard shortcut. ALT + Number, where Number is the position of the app. For example, on the taskbar, the first icon is always the Chrome icon which opens a new tab. Ignore that, assume that the second app pinned there is Gmail. Press ALT + 1 and you will see Gmail opening in a new tab.
- To take a screenshot, use the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + Shift + the 5th key over from the esc key. It looks like a square with two lines to the right of the square.
- Press SHIFT + ALT + M to open the file manager. The file manager on Chrome OS is called the Files app. This app has an inbuilt audio player, video player and a picture viewer with basic editing options.
- CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + RELOAD will make your Chromebook do a barrel roll. Its cool! Do not forget to try this next time you are showing off your Chromebook to friends or students.
2. I received 3 emails last week asking how to change the background on a Chromebook or in Chrome itself. I thought maybe some others would want to know as well. On your Chromebook you can find your settings. On a Chromebook you will find your settings in the bottom right corner. Just click on the time and a menu will open. From the menu you can access your settings menu. If you are on a Windows machine and you are just changing your Chrome settings, you can find the settings by clicking on the "hamburger menu", or the three dots that will be located in the top right corner of Chrome.
- It integrates with G-Suite for Education
- You can use your existing Smart Notebook documents in it.
- IT'S FREE!!!!