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 .