Five things you need to know about your new Chromebook


Getting started with a new Chromebook? Here’s where to begin.

So you just got a new Chromebook? Awesome! They make for a great little laptop, and are a favorite of many of us here at Android Central. We use them both for work and play (I’m writing this on one) because they are ultra-portable, easy to use, and make for a great portal to everything the web has to offer.

But there are a few things you’ll need to know while you’re getting started. A Chromebook is not your regular laptop, and it’s pretty different from that Windows-powered ThinkPad you may be using at work.

We’ve assembled five things you need to understand about your new Chromebook so that you have a better handle on what it can do, how to do it, and why you’ll love it!