Chromebook Basics

Signing in







Navigating the Start Screen

After signing in you'll see the start screen.

Start by launching one of your apps!

The Shelf hosts Applications that have been pinned on it for easy access.

You can pin an application by pressing alt+right click and choose pin.

To get to the application manager click on the app launcher. Here you will find all your apps. Use the search bar to easily find them.

You can click and drag to rearrange your apps.

Make sure you use the sign out button to log you off your account if you or your students are using a shared device.

Launch the Chrome browser from your shelf and start navigating online.

Navigating the Keyboard

Click on this link for additional support from Google

Keyboard Shortcuts

Click HERE for a complete list of Chromebook Shortcuts

To find keyboard shortcuts on the Chromebook hold down the following keys: CTRL+ALT+?

Personalizing your Chromebook

Adding Apps & Extensions

Follow the instructions on this video to Add Apps and Extensions to your Chromebook.

Adding Bookmarks to your Chrome Browser

Follow the instructions on this video to learn how to set bookmarks on your Chrome browser.

Removing Apps from your Chromebook

Follow the instructions on this video to remove apps from your Chromebook

Removing Extensions from RUSDlearns Accounts

Uninstall an extension

  1. Open Chrome.

  2. Click More More tools > Extensions.

  3. Next to the extension you want to remove, click Remove.

  4. To confirm, click Remove.

Tip: To remove an extension that is a button on the browser toolbar, right-click the button and select Remove from Chrome.

Disable an extension

To temporarily stop using an extension:

  1. Open Chrome.

  2. Click More More tools > Extensions.

  3. Turn off the extension you want to disable.

Removing Users from Chromebooks

Removing users from Chromebooks is ideal for the end of the school year. Follow the steps below: