Chromebooks to Let You Restore Apps on Startup
I’m currently in a situation where I need to shut down the system after usage and it’s a bit of a hassle needing to reopen the same few apps each time after logging in such as Discord, Telegram, Messages, Gmail etc.
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Chrome OS Users, Meet 'chrome://os-settings/apps'
(1 days ago) Apps from different platforms can make Chrome OS very confusing for users. I have already seen people complaining about the confusion that is created by Chrome and Android versions of the same app. It is increasingly becoming difficult to manage different types of apps …
[How-To] Update Android Apps On A Chromebook
(9 days ago) At the 2016 Google I/O, Google announced that it would be bringing Android apps to Chromebooks. And they did, sort of. Right now, officially, there are three models of Chromebook that have access to Android apps via the Google Play Store: The Google Pixel (second generation), Asus Flip, and Acer R11.
How to Clear Cache and Storage for Android Apps on Chrome
(1 days ago) For Android apps that you can access from the launcher or shelf, right click and choose App Info. App Info. On the next screen, click Storage. You’ll see the option to clear Cache and Storage. Click Storage Clear Cache and Storage for Android Apps from Settings.
PWA Icons on Windows Taskbar to Get Android-like 'App
(4 days ago) Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are getting support for Android-like app shortcuts from their Windows taskbar icons.This will enable users to right-click and perform frequently used actions and bring PWAs a bit closer to the native app experience.
Getting Started with Chromebook (Students
(3 days ago) 4 recently used apps; A link to go to the full apps list (All Apps icon) From the Apps menu, you can: Launch apps you have installed from Chrome Web Store: Click the app icon from the menu, and the app will launch on a new tab. Right-click the app icon for more options like pinning the app to the taskbar, or the shelf as they call it.
You Can Now Unpin Chrome App from Chromebook Shelf
(7 days ago) The Shelf is the row of pinned apps and running apps that you see on the bottom of the screen. First of all, thank you RB for sending this tip in!. He has found that Chrome OS version 76 Beta has the option to unpin the Chrome app if you wish to do so.
How to Customize Chromebook Desktop
(5 days ago) Pinned Apps on the Shelf. You can “pin” your favorite apps to the Shelf to access them quickly. Since we don’t have desktop shortcuts on Chromebooks, these pinned apps will come handy. Another useful feature is the keyboard shortcut that comes with these pinned apps.
68 Best Chromebook Tips and Tricks for 2020
(3 days ago) You can browse through the apps, search for it. You can even use the Google Assistant from the search bar. 2. How long will you get software updates? How long will your Chromebook receive software updates? This is a very important question. And there is an easy way to find the answer.
How to Check if Your Chromebook Supports Android Apps
(6 days ago) Chrome OS now supports Android apps. However, not all Chromebooks support Google Play Store and Android apps. Here is how to find out if your Chromebook supports Android apps. Note: The intention of this article is not to give you a list of supported devices. You can find the official list here. This article helps you identify if the Chromebook
Fix 'status_access_violation' Error in Chrome and Edge
(Just Now) Update Chrome. Google is actively working on resolving this issue. The first troubleshooting step that you must do is updating Google Chrome. If you are on an older version, update it to the latest version, restart Chrome and try again.If you are still getting the error, continue with the workarounds provided in this article.
How to use Microsoft Teams on Chromebook
(3 days ago) Hi, whenever I open up the Teams app on my Chromebook it wont get any bigger, than the mobile layout. Even when i hit the full screen button. When I am in a call though its full screen, if i leave it, its back to mobile version.
Top 9 Chromecast Apps for PC (Windows 10)
(2 days ago) Chromecast apps for your PC. If you have any questions on casting from Windows 10, drop me a comment and I’ll help you find an answer. The best way to find Chromecast supported apps for your Windows phone or PC is to search the Apps Store. The Windows Apps Store has a good collection of apps (cast software) with Chromecast support.
SEARCH + ESC Opens Chromebook Task Manager
(Just Now) Chrome apps; Chrome extensions; You can use the task manager to troubleshoot when apps are frozen. If your Chromebook is frozen, a reboot will be better. PS: I wasn’t sure if we can call this Chromebook’s Task Manager because it …
Latest Chromebook News, Tips, and Guides
(8 days ago) Modern Chromebook can support a wide range of apps. With a Chromebook, you can browse the web using the Chrome browser, 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 Might Get the Left-aligned Apps in Chrome OS Shelf Back
(6 days ago) A recent Chrome OS update (I believe it was version 70) removed this flag, leaving the centered apps in Chrome OS shelf default. Users who had set this flag to “Disabled” to escape the centered apps were disappointed. Many users also complained about alignment issues with the new shelf design.
Whatsapp for Chrome, Edge, and Chromebook
(4 days ago) If you have a Chromebook that supports Android apps, in this example, we are using a Pixel Slate. Open up Play Store, search for WhatsApp and install it. WhatsApp App on Slate Whatsapp video call on Chromebook. If you install the Whatsapp Android app in Chrome OS, you will be able to use it similar to your phone. This includes making video
The Pixel C Challenge, Day 18: Gear, App, and Homescreen
(6 days ago) Apps. Here are some quick-hit highlights: JotterPad — I’m a huge fan of distraction-free text editors, and JotterPad is my tool of choice on the Pixel C. I want my word processors to do four things, and four things only: 1) Allow me to choose a monospaced font (it makes editing and proofing text infinitely easier). 2) Allow me to change the
Download and Install Google Chrome for Windows 10
(1 days ago) Metro apps now run alongside Classic Windows apps on the desktop. It should only run differently on tablets. Reply. peter says. October 3, 2014 at 3:17 am. What on earth is the intended functionality of the top task bar? Apps already have “close” and “minify” in top right.
How to Add or Remove Users on a Chromebook
(3 days ago) Apps will not be available other than the basic apps (Files app is available.) You cannot change the default wallpaper; To end a guest browsing session, select Exit guest (or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Q) to end your guest session. Your browsing data won’t be saved, but keep in mind that some websites may still have records of your
Chrome OS App Management Makes It Easy to Manage
(5 days ago) A few weeks ago I told you all about a new app management page coming to Chrome and Chrome OS.This was on chrome://apps but has since moved to chrome://app-management. Along with the URL change, the page now lets you manage all types of apps.
How to Manage Chromebook App Permissions
(8 days ago) You can manage your Chromebook app permissions from Settings > Apps > Manage your apps. You can also change notification preferences for apps as well from here. Chromebook App Management. Chrome OS started off with only web apps. Later it added Android apps. We now have Linux apps on our Chromebooks. We might even see Windows …
How to use 'My Files'
(Just Now) Hi, i have an issue, every time i try to open a word o excel file, on the word or excel android apps, they are open like READ ONLY always, it doesn’t matter in what folder the file is stored, is there anyway to fix this? Reply. Dinsan Francis says. August 9, 2020 at 8:19 pm. Do you have an Android version of any of the MS Office apps installed?
How to Make Chrome Default Browser
(9 days ago) Click Default Apps. Scroll down to Web browser and click the + sign. Choose Google Chrome from the list. We hope you have set Google Chrome as your default browser now. If you need additional information, here is Microsoft’s official article about
Latest Chromebook News, Tips, and Guides
(5 days ago) Modern Chromebook can support a wide range of apps. With a Chromebook, you can browse the web using the Chrome browser, 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.
Chrome OS is Testing a New Media App
(7 days ago) System Web Apps. Google has been experimenting with System Web Apps for a while now. The Chrome OS Settings app is an example. These will be available as a standalone app and also on through a URL. We have noticed multiple code commits in the past weeks to make a System Web App version of the Camera app as well.
How and When to Powerwash or Reset Your Chromebook
(8 days ago) That includes all the accounts that you signed into and everything that comes with those accounts (extensions, apps, files, and settings etc.). Recovery Mode resets your Chromebook . That means, it removes everything that was installed on your Chromebook, including Chrome OS (and everything that was part of it) and anything additional you
How To Change Default App On Chromebook
(7 days ago) You can choose from the list of available apps. Now, this is for one-time use. What if you want this new app to open all your .png files, without you going to the Open with menu. That’s when you should change the default app. …
Google to Split Sync Settings for Chrome and Chrome OS
(6 days ago) Apps; Bookmarks; Extensions; History; Settings; Themes& Wallpapers; Open Tabs; Passwords; Addresses, phone numbers, and more; Payment methods and addresses using Google Pay; Both pages will have a main toggle to turn sync on or off. The Chrome OS app still has a placeholder for this toggle. The team seems to be working on a better name for this
Chrome OS to Use Machine Learning to Rank 'Suggested Apps
(5 days ago) For now, the only place I can think of where Google might be using this is a single row of suggested apps o the launcher. I enabled this flag, restart my Pixelbook and checked the suggested apps. Suggested apps did change after I applied this flag. However, I can’t really say if it made the suggestions any better.
Android's Clock App Coming To Chrome OS
(2 days ago) For now, for those who are unfamiliar with headless apps, here is the Wikipedia definition of it: Headless software (e.g. “headless java” or “headless Linux”,) is software capable of working on a device without a graphical user interface.
Chrome OS to Get Android 'System Default Apps'
(Just Now) Code for Chrome OS Android Default System Apps. As the code change comment suggests, these new system apps will be available to all users on a Chromebook. For example, if you add a new user to your Chromebook, these apps will be pre-installed and ready to use for this new user when she logs in.
How to Set Up Chromecast with Kindle Fire
(3 days ago) A Chromecast tutorial after a long time! Thanks to James Mosvick, I have two videos today to share with you all. One talks about setting up a Kindle Fire with Chromecast, and another about using any Kindle Fire with Chromecast.
Windows Users can soon Uninstall PWAs from ‘Uninstall or
(1 days ago) The change allows installed Web Apps on Windows to be uninstalled from the ‘Uninstall or change a program’ Control Panel. Detailed: Upon the shortcut creation operation, we add an ‘Uninstall Registry’ entry in the Windows registry. The registry entry is well known and the system reads the entries to populate the Add Remove Programs.
Chrome to Support Apple's 'Screen Time'
(9 days ago) CATEGORIES, APPS, AND WEBSITES All Apps & Categories Edit List Delete Limit. Or is it the one (one screen Back from above) that has (from top to bottom, using my specific line items as an example) App Limits –> Slider Button Safari –> 15 min, Every Day All Apps & Categories –> Sun&Fri-Sat 1hr 30min, Mon-Thu 1hr Chrome –> 15 min, Every
How to Take a Picture on a Chromebook
(Just Now) If your Chromebook supports Android apps, you can download and install third-party camera apps from the Play Store. For example, here is the Cinema FV-5 Lite app installed on a Pixel Slate. In the same way, you can install Android apps to edit images and videos too.
Google Tests Chrome OS Settings as Progressive Web App
(5 days ago) As the name suggests, this flag adds s the Progressive Web Apps (PWA) version of Settings and Discover. Discover, if you don’t remember, is an app that the team is adding to Chrome OS, to show off Chromebook features and related goodies.
You Can Soon Search and Install Linux Apps From Chrome OS
(5 days ago) Crostini App Search – Enable search and installation of Crostini apps in the launcher. I am not a Crostini guy, (Kevin is the biggest fan of Crostini that I know). However, even I think this is an exciting feature. Chrome OS is adding Linux support, I get it. However, people need to know about Linux apps and app stores if you want them to
Chrome OS Launcher Will Search Play Store Instead Of
(6 days ago) If your Chromebook does not have Play Store support, your launcher will continue to search Chrome Web Store for apps. Here is the commit log from the Chromium code repository: cros:Peeking Launcher. Enable webstore search only when arc is not enabled on the device. cros: Disable webstore search in favor of playstore
Lacros is Set to Become the Primary Browser on Chromebooks
(2 days ago) Lacros, the Linux version of Chrome built for Chrome OS is set to become the primary browser on your Chromebook. Update on 08-MAY-2021: Google is one more step closer to making Lacros the primary browser on a Chromebook.When I opened Lacros in the latest Canary version, my default Chrome profile had automatically moved to Lacros Chrome.
How to Remove the "Apps" icon from Chrome Bookmark Bar
(3 days ago) Is that first icon, the Apps link on your Chrome bookmarksbar annoying you? Here is a (quick) way to get rid of this little link. Right click and clear the “Show Apps Shortcut” option. I do not know how many of you guy use it, but if you do, and want to get it back, you can right click on the bookmarks bar and select “Show Apps Shortcut” option again and you’ll get it back!
Chromebooks' Kiosk Mode is Now Available
(3 days ago) Kiosk mode allows your Chromebook to function as an open kiosk, provided you have kiosk apps installed. This mode is most suited for any single app use case such as in guest registration desks or library catalog stations. In this mode, the login screen, device locking, window management, and other features are disabled, and the single kiosk app
How to Use Linux Apps on Chromebook
(5 days ago) It is a Chrome Story tradition to publish “How To” articles well before a feature is available to everyone. Today we are going to take a look at how to enable Linux apps on Chrome OS. Note: This is currently available in Chrome OS Canary channel, with Dev mode on, and the flag “#enable-experimental-crostini-ui” enabled. […]
Sideload Android Apps Without Developer Mode on Your
(1 days ago) At present, the only way you can sideload Android apps on your Chromebook is to switch your Chromebook to Developer mode (not Dev channel). A new code commit for Chrome OS suggests that you will soon be able to install manually sideload Android apps …
Chrome OS Testing a Smaller Shelf, Might be "Scrollable
(Just Now) Description: Reduces the size of the shelf and its apps when in laptop mode. – Chrome OS. URL: #shelf-dense-clamshell. What about scroll? The new design reduces the Shelf’s height about 15% and the app size about 30%. However, the code commit that I spotted today talks about making the Shelf “scrollable”. This makes me think that the
Google Play Lands on Asus Chromebook Flip (Dev Channel
(7 days ago) Not all the apps work as expected, but things are usable. Moving focus from an Android app to Chrome Window will stop video playing. Spell check does not work. You cannot use ALT + TAB to switch between Android apps. Some redditors report that apps like Solid Explorer and Wifi Analyzer work.