Google Chrome Basics & Extensions

Digital Learning ESC Day

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Why Chrome?

  • Fast
  • Security
  • Simplicity
  • Cloud-based

Signing into Chrome:

To sign into Chrome:
  1. Click on the person icon in the top right corner.
  2. Enter your R7 email address and password.
  3. Click "Link data."


To sign out:

  1. Click your name in the upper right hand corner.
  2. Click "switch person."
  3. Hover over your icon until you see a dropdown icon appear (upper right corner) and click.
  4. Click "remove the person."
  5. Click the red "Remove this person."

REMEMBER: Don't worry. Your data is being removed from the computer, not the cloud.

http://youtu.be/jn20dQeEKq0?hd=1

Signing OUT of Chrome

Signing OUT of Chrome

Important Chrome Terms:

Address Bar

Google calls it the "Omnibox."


  • Use it to enter a web address. (ex. www.esc7.net)
  • Use it for a Google search. You don't have to use www.google.com anymore.
  • Start typing. It auto-completes for you.
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Tabs

Tabs are very versatile.


  • Close them out.
  • Open a new one.
  • Drag and drop them to where you want them.
  • Reopen a closed tab.
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Bookmarks

Create a shortcut or favorite for frequently visited sites:


  • "Turn on" the bookmarks bar from the setting icon.
  • Use the star icon in the Omnibox to create one.
  • You may edit the label or delete the text entirely and just the leave the "Favicon"
  • Drag and drop the bookmarks to create an order meaningful to you.

Settings

Sometimes referred to as "hotdogs" or "the hamburger."


Topics:


  • Bookmarks
  • Basic Settings:
  1. Sign in: Does your email address show?
  2. On startup
  3. Show home button
  4. Search/OK Google
  5. Add Person
  6. Default Browser
Google Chrome Settings Basics

Chrome + Extensions = An enhanced experience while using the Internet [ C + E = :-) ]

Fun extensions

Always remember to log off or disconnect your Chrome account!!

(see video from above)

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