November 2021

What's New with Chromebook?

Chromebooks update automatically* to provide you with the latest features and keep the software fresh and speedy. Here are some highlights from recent updates.

*See how long a device is eligible for updates at g.co/chromeosupdates/en/.

Scan documents using your camera

You can now scan documents with your Chromebook camera. The camera automatically identifies, captures, and crops your documents, then you can save them as a PDF or a picture. Just open your Chromebook’s Camera app and press the “Scan” button to get started.

Natural voices for Select-to-speak

You might already use Select-to-speak to hear text read out loud on Chromebooks. Now you can choose from a range of more natural sounding voices that help spoken text be more fluid and easy to understand. These are helpful for people with dyslexia, low vision or other print disabilities. Select your preferred voice in accessibility settings.

Easily organize your browser tabs into desks

It’s now easier to see which Chrome browser windows are in the same virtual desk, and move tabs between windows to the right place on the first try. Just right click on your browser tab, select “Move tab to another window”, and you’ll see your windows grouped by which virtual desk they are in.

Easily organize your browser tabs into desks

Looking to
make a switch?

Switching from Mac or Windows is as easy as logging in. In just three simple steps, you’ll find your files and photos ready to go on your new Chromebook.

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Latest Update

September 2022

Try light and dark themes, further customize your wallpaper, connect headphones with a tap, edit PDFs, and more.

June 2022

Connect headphones with a tap, see recent photos from your phone, try new magnification features, and explore new Pride themed wallpapers.

March 2022

New commands for voice text dictation, make GIFs using your Chromebook Camera, and change where your screen captures automatically save.

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