Chromebooks

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Chromebooks[ ]




Popular Shortcuts[ ]

  • Take a screenshot: Press Ctrl + switch window (or Ctrl + F5)
  • Take a partial screenshot: Press Shift + Ctrl + switch window (or Shift + Ctrl + F5), then click and drag
  • Take a screenshot (on tablets): Press Power button + Volume down button
  • Turn Caps Lock on or off: Press Search Search + Alt
  • Lock your screen: Press Search Search + L
  • Sign out of your Google Account: Press Shift + Ctrl + q (twice)
  • See all keyboard shortcuts: Press Ctrl + Alt + /


System & display settings[ ]

  • Open the Files app Shift + Alt + m
  • Preview a file in the Files app Select the file, then press Space
  • Display hidden files in the Files app Ctrl + .
  • Open the status area (where your account picture appears) Shift + Alt + s
  • Click icons 1-8 on your shelf Alt + 1 through Alt + 8
  • Click the last icon on your shelf Alt + 9
  • Use F keys (F1 to F12) Search Search + 1 through Search Search + =
  • See your notifications Shift + Alt + n
  • Change screen resolution Shift + Ctrl and + or -
  • Reset screen resolution to default Shift + Ctrl + 0
  • Switch to the next user Ctrl + Alt + .
  • Switch to the previous user Ctrl + Alt + ,
  • Rotate screen 90 degrees: Press Shift + Ctrl + refresh


How to Reset to Factory Settings[ ]

Scroll down in the Settings screen until you see 'Show Advanced Settings' and then click on this option. Continue scrolling down to the bottom of the page until you see Reset to Factory Settings or Powerwash.