How to Make Use of Function Keys on a Chromebook

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PC keyboards are altogether lovely comparative, yet Chromebooks think outside the box. Rather than the run-of-the-mill work keys, there’s a column of keys for explicit Chrome OS functions. Notwithstanding, the function keys are as yet present on the off chance that you realize where to look.

The picture beneath shows the top column of keys on an ordinary Chromebook keyboard. It may not appear as though it. However, there are work keys covered up around there. The keys among ESC and Power/Lock twofold as F1 through F10. We’ll tell you the best way to utilize them.

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Chromebook Keyboard F
Chromebook Keyboard F

How to Make Use of Function Keys on a Chromebook

There are two different ways to use the secret function keys on a Chromebook. The strategy you pick will rely upon how frequently you need the function keys. The primary strategy doesn’t need any design.

Essentially hold down the Search/Launcher key and press one of the keys in the top line. This empowers the auxiliary reason for the key, F1, F2, F3, and so on, on account of the top column.

Chromebook Keyboard Keys
Chromebook Keyboard Keys

Something significant to note is that this will not work if you have changed the capacity of the Search/Launcher key. It should be in its default state.

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The subsequent technique is a perpetual arrangement. You can decide to have the top line consistently go about as function keys.

To begin with, click the clock on the Shelf to raise the Quick Settings board. Select the stuff symbol to open the Settings menu.

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In the Settings application, go to the “Device” area.

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Presently, select “Keyboard” from the “Device” area.

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Look down a piece, and you’ll see “Treat Top-Row Keys as Function Keys.” Toggle the switch on.

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That is it. What we’ve done is flip the reason for the top column. The default activities are presently F1, F2, F3, and so forth, and you can hold down the Search/Launcher key to utilize the Chrome OS functions.

It’s lamentable that Chromebook keyboards don’t show the function keys on the top column names. You’ll need to realize which Chrome OS symbols are related to what function keys. If you use work keys a ton, these are acceptable stunts to know.

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