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  • 00:00:04,480 --> 00:00:05,110 RAYMOND: Hi.

  • I'm Raymond.

  • And today, I'm going to show you how to set up and navigate

  • your new Chromebook.

  • First, let's set it up.

  • Before you begin, you'll need your Google account username

  • and password, along with internet access.

  • If you don't have a Google account,

  • go to to create one.

  • Make sure your Chromebook is plugged in.

  • And then press the Power button.

  • Once your Chromebook turns on, you'll

  • see on-screen instructions that ask you to choose your language

  • and network.

  • And then sign in with your Google account.

  • Now you'll choose your profile picture.

  • You can always come back and update this later.

  • Now that you're all set up, I'll show you

  • the basics of navigating your new Chromebook.

  • This is your desktop.

  • Your Chromebook's desktop does not include icons.

  • On the bottom of the desktop, you'll

  • see what's called the "shelf."

  • This is where you can access apps that are

  • pinned or currently running.

  • On the bottom right next to your profile picture

  • is the status tray, which contains quick access toolbar

  • your settings.

  • On the bottom left, you'll see a circle icon.

  • This is the Apps Launcher.

  • To view all of your apps, click the App Launcher and then

  • the All Apps icon.

  • To create a folder of your apps, just drag one app onto another,

  • like so.

  • And for easy access, you can pin them to the shelf

  • by two-finger clicking and selecting "Pin to shelf."

  • To view your Chromebook status and settings, open the status

  • area by clicking your profile picture on the bottom right.

  • From the status area, you'll find your networks, battery

  • life, settings, and more.

  • There's also a question mark icon,

  • which is the Get Help app.

  • Here, you can search for help articles within Chromebook.

  • To change your settings, click Settings.

  • You can search for what you want to change, like wallpaper.

  • Let's go through some touchpad and keyboard tips

  • to help you navigate your Chromebook.

  • Use two fingers and move them up or down to scroll.

  • To right-click, do a two-finger click.

  • For a map of keyboard shortcuts, press Control, Alt,

  • and question mark.

  • Depending on which key you hit, you'll

  • see the corresponding shortcut.

  • That's it.

  • You're all set to start using your new Chromebook.

  • For more information on getting started,

  • visit the Google Help Center or the Get Help app.



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Video Tutorial: Getting Started with Chromebook

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    YUAN posted on 2020/02/23
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