Category: Chromebook

Chromebooks are computers that run Google’s Chrome OS operating system. As a result, they are easy to set up and maintain. In addition, the modern Chromebook can support a wide range of apps.

With a Chromebook, you can browse the web using the Chrome browser, and install web apps, PWAs, Android apps, and even Linux apps.

Chrome Story is a website for Chrome and Chromebook users. We help you stay up to date on all the latest Chrome and Chromebook news.

We also regularly publish how-to guides that help you make the best out of your Chrome OS device.

Chrome Story also takes pride in bringing you all the breaking news from the Chrome OS world. We use the bleeding edge version of Chrome and Chrome OS, called Canary. We also go through all the code changes that the team makes to bring you news about upcoming features of the browser and the operating system.

  • Chrome OS to Get a Built-in ‘Focus Mode’

    Chrome OS to Get a Built-in ‘Focus Mode’

    It is 2023 (well, almost 2024) and all the major operating systems have built-in ‘Focus Mode” to help you avoid digital distractions and get stuff done. In a future release Chrome OS also introduce a built-in focus mode. Focus Mode for Chromebooks As usual, focus mode first showed up in Chromium OS Gerrit as an…

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  • How to Find Out Which Chromebook You Have

    Most of the Chromebooks do not have a sticker or branding showing the model. Here is how to find out which model Chromebook you have. Find Out Chromebook Model Using the Recovery Utility There are a few methods to find out your Chromebook’s model number and name. I do not want to confuse you with…

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  • How to Open Command Prompt on Your Chromebook

    Your Chromebook comes with a built-in Chrome OS terminal. If you enable Linux, there is a Linux-based terminal as well. Let me show you how to use these command prompt and terminal options on your Chromebook. Using the Crosh Shell The Crosh shell is the easiest to access. Use the following keyboard shortcut: CTRL +…

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  • How to Delete Downloads on a Chromebook

    As you go about using your Chromebook, the Downloads folder on your Chromebook might collect files that you do not want to keep any longer. This article explains how to find and delete download files on your Chromebook. Deleting Downloads on Chromebook Chrome OS comes with a default Downloads folder. To open the Downloads folder,…

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  • How to Change Your Chromebook’s Accent Color

    Do you like customizing your Chromebook? Now you can change your Chromebook’s accent color too. Let me show you how. Changing Chromebook Accent Colors To change Chrome OS accent color: How does that look? Did you like your Chromebook’s new look? Let me know in the comments section.

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  • How to Enable or Disable System Sounds on a Chromebook

    Your Chromebook can now play audio notifications for low battery, charging, and while starting up. In this article, I will show you how to enable or disable system sounds on your Chromebook. Enable or Disable System Sounds To enable or disable system sounds: Did that work? Were you able to enable or disable system sounds?…

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  • How to Enable Battery Saver On Your Chromebook

    Google recently added a battery saver mode to Chrome OS. It is still under development. However, following the Chrome Story tradition of bringing this early, here is how to enable the battery saver. Note: Battery saver is a work-in-progress feature and is available on the Dev channel. Enabling Battery Saver on a Chromebook To enable…

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  • How to Enable Autocorrect on Your Chromebook

    I hate to admit this, but I am addicted to autocorrect on my phone. I intentionally type difficult words using incorrect spelling and let the autocorrect take care of it. Do you want the autocorrect feature on your Chromebook too? Here is how to enable autocorrect on your Chromebook. Enabling Autocorrect on a Chromebook To…

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  • Use Pin Instead of Password on a Chromebook

    We normally log into a Chromebook using our Google account passwords. However, sometimes, this can be difficult. Using a PIN like on our phones will be easier. In this article, I will show you how to use a PIN instead of a password. Switch Chromebook Login to PIN To switch your Chromebook login to a…

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  • Long Press CTRL + V for Clipboard History (Coming Soon)

    Did you know that your Chromebook has a clipboard history feature? Press CTRL + SHIFT + V and you will see the clipboard manager. Google wants to make it easier to access clipboard history so that more people will use it. For this, they are adding an option to long press CTRL + V to…

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