June 2022

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/.

See recent photos in Phone Hub

Now recent photos taken on your Android phone are accessible on your Chromebook. Just open Phone Hub in your Chromebook’s shelf and you can select which image you want to download onto your laptop. See something you like? Snap a photo of it, and watch it immediately appear in Phone Hub.

See recent photos in Phone Hub

Record more with screen capture

The screen capture tool just got better. Now when you make a recording of your Chromebook screen, you can also choose to record your voice and your face using the built-in camera or connected webcam. Perfect for creating presentations or demonstrations.

Record more with screen capture

Adjust docked magnifier’s size

You might already use the docked magnifier to zoom in and focus on certain content on your Chromebook screen. Now, you can adjust the size of the magnified part of your screen – just use your cursor to make the area larger or smaller.

Personalize your desktop

To celebrate June’s Pride Month, personalize your desktop with new wallpapers designed by LGBTQ+ artists. Try them now by right-clicking your desktop, choosing “Set wallpaper,” then “LGBTQ Artists.”

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

March 2023

Connect Bluetooth headphones quickly with Fast Pair, express your creativity with character pickers, explore more accessibility voice command options, and easily search for images in Chrome browser.

December 2022

Explore more productivity features in virtual desks, make movies on Google Photos, connect Bluetooth headphones quickly with Fast Pair, recover files with a tap in the Trash Folder, and more

September 2022

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

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