Chromebook

  • Tips and Tricks for Using Your Chromebook at Home during COVID-19

    Student and Staff COVID-19 Closure Device Support Form 

    Chrome features not working correctly or strange glitch

    • try removing the user and re-adding the person
    • try restoring settings to their original defaults
      • Click the settings gear
      • Scroll down
      • Click on Advanced
      • Scroll down
      • Click on Restore settings to their original defaults
      • Tap on Reset Settings

     

    Remove an account from a Chromebook

    • If someone no longer uses a Chromebook regularly, you can remove their account. Here’s how:
      • On the sign-in screen, click the profile that you want to remove.
      • In the lower-right corner of the profile picture, click the Down arrow down arrow .
      • Click Remove this user.
      • In the box that appears, click Remove this user.
    • When you remove an account, it’s only removed from the Chromebook. The Google Account itself, including its data and settings, will still exist.

     

    Connects to SDWA-G.

    • Forget the SDWA-G by going to Settings > Network > Click on arrow next to SDWA-G > Forget

     

    Some apps do not require the Student to Login to access.

    • These apps are located in the Apps tab on the sign-in screen.
      • DRC
      • Schoolnet
      • Questar
      • KITE
      • SecureQuiz

     

    Colors are off

    • Opposite press Control+search+H

     

    Screen Zoomed in or out

    • To zoom to 100%
      • Press Control+Shift+0
    • To zoom in
      • Press Control+Shift+'+'
    • To zoom out
      • Press Control+Shift+'-'
    • On touch screen model
      • Try Control+Alt+2 fingers swipe up and down

     

    Screen Rotated

    • Press Control+Shift+refresh keys

     

    Mouse icon with red circle

    • Click on Accessibility on the bottom right
    • Scroll down
    • Click "Highlight mouse cursor" to turn it on and off

     

    Chromebook completely frozen

    • Click Control+refresh+power

     

    Accessibility issues: voice reading screen, weird zooming in, etc.

    • In settings do you see a little construction worker waving a flag? Something in accessibility has been turned on.
      • Go to Settings
      • Go into accessibility
      • Uncheck items that are turned on.

     

    Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts

     

    Chromebook Tips Google Slides

      

    Flash items not working

     

    Headphones not working

     

    How to delete WiFi connection

     

    Screen going crazy and opening random items

     

    Student Google Account and Chromebook Set Up for Elementary

     

    Chromebook Orientation