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Unique Chromebook Keys

Unique keys on your Chromebook keyboard

Chromebooks bring with them some keyboard keys that we just don't see anywhere else.  Some of these keys are pretty self-explanatory and others just don't mean anything without a little explanation.  Here's a quick list of the special keys you will find on your Chromebook and what they mean.  We've also included, as an attachment, a handy image you can download and save/print if you'd like.

Your unique Chromebook keys usually appear on the top row of your keyboard from left to right.

 or   Use the Search key or the Launcher key to search, show your apps, and interact with Google Assistant.
To turn Caps Lock on or off, press Alt + Search . Or press Alt + Launcher 
Go to the previous page 
Go to the next page 
Refresh your current page
Make your page take up the full screen
Show all your open windows
Take a screenshot
Decrease screen brightness
Increase screen brightness
 Turn on electronic privacy screen
Decrease keyboard backlight brightness
Increase keyboard backlight brightness
Rewind to last track
Skip to next track
Turn off the sound
Lower the volume
Raise the volume

Tip: If you're using a Windows keyboard with your Chromebook, the Windows key between Ctrl and Alt works as the Search key  or the Launcher key .


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