How to: Run applications in Chrome OS


Introduction

View all apps

Open Launcher from the Shelf. Click the upwards facing arrow, and click the application you wish to run.

Search for apps

Open Launcher from the Shelf. Click the Google search bar, type in the name of an application and click the application from the results list.

Instructions

View all apps

A1) Open Launcher from the Shelf.

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A2) Chrome OS will display the 5 most recently installed or opened apps. If the app you are looking for is not shown here, click the upwards facing arrow.

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A3) Click the application you wish to run.

NOTE: Click the circular tab icons to view additional pages of apps.

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Search for apps

B1) Open Launcher from the Shelf.

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B2) Click the Google search bar.

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B3) Type in the name of the desired application, and click the application from the results list.

NOTE: Launcher's search feature includes results both from your device, as well as the web. Not all search results may be installed on your device.

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OUTCOME

You have run the desired application.