3. Using Chrome OS


In this chapter, you’ll learn how to turn your Chromebook on and off, and how to enter and emerge from sleep mode.

Starting Up and Shutting Down

Navigating Chrome

Understanding Chrome’s Status Icons

Navigating Tabs and Windows

Using the Customize and Control Menu

Using a Chromebook is similar to using a traditional notebook computer, but faster. Because there’s less operating system overhead involved, as well as fewer internal components, a Chromebook boots up much quicker than a Windows or Mac machine; it wakes up from sleep mode almost immediately.

What you find after you start up your Chromebook, however, may not ...

Get My Google™ Chromebook now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.