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Chromebook Tips/Help Guide

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Chromebook Tips/Help Guide
Welcome to our commonly asked questions (FAQ) guide to district Chromebooks!
 
If you need support for a District issued Chromebook you may call 562-907-6998 from 8am to 2pm OR Click here to fill out a Chromebook support request form.
 
If are having internet accessibility issues, please leave voicemail at 562-907-6999.
How to login
    • Use school email: lastname.firstname###@student.wuhsd.org
    • The main ways that students will make mistakes here when they are first learning to use these emails include:
      • Not including @student.wuhsd.org
      • Putting wuhsd before student
      • Forgetting to put each “.”
      • Putting “wushd” instead of “wuhsd”. Just remember that this stands for “Whittier Union High School District”.
How to logout
    • Ctrl + Shift + Q(x2)
 
Keyboard Shortcuts
 
COPY Ctrl + C
PASTE Ctrl + V 
PASTE WITHOUT FORMATTING Ctrl + Shift + V
CUT Ctrl + X 
UNDO YOUR LAST ACTION Ctrl + Z 
REDO YOUR LAST ACTION Ctrl + Shift + Z
SCREENSHOT Ctrl + F5
PARTIAL SCREENSHOT Ctrl + Shift + F5
LOCK CHROMEBOOK Search + L
SEARCH/FIND A WORD Ctrl + F
ZOOM IN/ZOOM OUT Ctrl + Shift and +/-
RESET SCREEN ZOOM TO DEFAULT Ctrl + Shift + 0
ROTATE SCREEN 90 DEGREES  Ctrl + Shift + Refresh  
TURN CAPS LOCK ON OR OFF Alt + Search
SCROLL TOUCHPAD  Use 2 fingers on touch pad to scroll
"RIGHT-CLICK"  Click with 2 fingers
OPEN LAST CLOSED TAB Ctrl + Shift + T
 
 
Bookmarking
    • Bookmarking is used to save a page so that you can view it later. This is useful for doing research, or working on a project. It allows you to quickly get to a page that you will need again in the future.
    • Save the link as a bookmark: Drag link to bookmarks bar
    • Save your current webpage as a bookmark: Ctrl + d
How to turn on/off accessibility features:
    • In the bottom right corner, click the small bubble where the time is displayed
    • click on the Accessibility drop down menu to adjust options.
Accessibility tab
Restart your Chromebook.
  1. Hold the power button at the top right corer until the screen powers off.
  2. Let go of the power button
  3. Push again to turn it back on.
Chromebook Power button location
  • Use the dim and brighten buttons found at the top center of the keyboard.
  • You may also use the brightness slider which can be found when clicking the bubble located at the bottom right hand corner.
 
Dim and Bright button locaitons
 
OR
 
 
Slider option
Insure that the Chromebook is connected to your WiFi. Leave the Chromebook on the login scree to give it time to download an update that will fix the permissions policy. Try logging on after a few minutes.