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Chromebook: Keyboard Troubleshooting

The keyboard on a Chromebook can be susceptible to some common problems. This article will walk you through some of these scenarios and provide tips that will assist you in resolving them. _**Wrong Keyboard Type**_ One of the most common issues that can occur is that the user selected the wrong keyboard type in the …

Chromebook: Keeping OS Up-to-Date

Like all district devices, Chromebooks run off of an operating system (OS) that regularly comes out with new versions. On district Chromebooks there are various issues that can arise if a chromebook falls too far behind on updates. For instance the "Apps" button on the log on screen may vanish if it is too far behind.…

Chromebook: Enabling the Microphone/Camera

Some class assignments require the use of the microphone or camera on a Chromebook. There are certain sites where the microphone or camera has been enabled by default district wide. For example, Schoology has been set to enable the mic by default. If you have another site that you would like added to the enable defaul…

Chromebook: Connecting to an AirTame with Google Cast

## Many rooms, projectors, and TVs across D11 are equipped with an AirTame casting device. These allow you to connect to them and project your computer screen to the device they are connected to. The following instructions outline how you can connect to these devices using a Chromebook. For instructions on how to cast…

Chromebook: Zoom In/Out and Magnify

Some students may require the ability to zoom in/out while using their Chromebook. This can be accomplished with the following keyboard shortcuts. _**To Zoom In **_ Press Ctrl + Alt, then pinch and separate your fingers on the touchpad. You can also go into the settings of the chromebook and search "zoom". Under "Bu…

Chromebook: Setting Your Preferred WiFi Network

Your D11 Chromebook has the ability to remember multiple WiFi network connections. From time to time this can cause issues, particularly if you are within range of more than one of the networks you have previously joined. If you are having issues with your Chromebook jumping between networks, or you are losing WiFi co…

Chromebook: Care Tips

_**Tips for D11 Chromebooks**_ The following video goes over some important care tips. * Keep it on a flat surface * Don't pile things on top of it, they are fragile * Keep the keyboard clear * Keep food and drinks away * Only carry it with the lid closed * Keep it charged **Note: Tell your teacher or t…

Chrome: Clearing the Cache

It is helpful for a user to clear the cache in their Chrome web browser to help clear up some HTML and CSS issues that can appear on websites. If you are running into web browser issues follow these steps to clear the cache. * Open the Chrome browser * Click on the **vertical ellipsis** (three stacked dots) butto…

Chromebook: Connecting to a Personal Printer

You can print from your Chromebook using most printers that connect to WiFi or a wired network. Currently, Chromebooks don't support Bluetooth printing. _**Printing with a Cable**_ You can use a USB cable to connect your printer to your Chromebook. When you use a cable, you'll see a notification appear on your chrom…

Can Employees / Students / Families receive a discount for personal computer purchases?

_Employee/Student/Family Dell Discount on Personal Machines_ For detailed information on our Employee purchase programs and additional opportunities for personal use on personal devices, [click here][1]. As a part of our current agreement with Dell, our users (Employees, Students, Staff, Teachers, D11 Families) are …

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