Chromebooks are pretty different from traditional laptops in a lot of ways — and not just because of their software.
The most obvious physical difference? Chromebooks feature keyboards with a variety of Chrome OS-specific functions, which means they don’t have standard keys like F1 or even Caps Lock. Depending on your style of working, that could be a welcome change or a massive pain.
If you aren’t thrilled with that arrangement, though, don’t despair. You can actually remap a fair number of your Chromebook’s keys and dramatically change what the device is like to use.
To get started, simply head into the Keyboard section of your Chromebook’s settings:
- Click the clock in the lower-right corner of the screen.
- Tap the gear-shaped icon in…