Google has included a quick settings widget to Chrome OS. Chromebook quick settings widget helps you access commonly used functions and view notifications.
In this guide, I will explain how and where to find quick settings and also how to use it.
Where is Quick Settings on Chromebook?
Quick Settings appears on the bottom-right corner of your Chromebook desktop. To open quick settings, click the time or battery widgets on your screen.
The quick settings widget appears.
What is Included in Quick Settings?
When the Quick Settings panel is minimized, along with your notifications, icons for the following options are displayed:
- Your profile picture
- Sign out link
- Lock screen
- Do not disturb
- Screen capture
- Nearby share
You can expand the quick settings widget by clicking the Expand menu icon.
When the widget is expanded, along with these options, you get two sliders to control your Chromebook’s screen brightness and volume.
You can tap these icons to enable or disable these features. For example, you can tap the Bluetooth icon to quickly disable Bluetooth. Tap it again to enable it.
You can click the arrow next to the audio slider to open additional audio options. Similarly, you can tap the down arrow next to feature icons to open additional options.
For example, the down arrow next to the Do Not Disturb or Notifications icon opens additional settings for controlling notifications on your Chromebook.
When media is playing on your Chromebook, for example, a YouTube video, you will see media controls in the quick settings panel.
I hope you found this guide useful. Do you have any questions about the quick widget panel on your Chromebook? Let me know in the comments form below.