Chromebook | Reset your chromebook to like new

You can reset your chromebook with these steps

Perhaps your Google Play store is not working.

Or your apps have gotten messed up.
You can easily reset your Chromebook to like new - using the following steps:

  1. Click on the clock in the bottom right corner of your Chromebook

  2. Look for, and click on the gear setting
    Depending on your version of the Chromebook OS - it might be a in different spot, but it looks like a gear

    Screen shot of a gear that leads to the settings in your Chromebook

  3. In the settings window that opens up, look on the left hand side for the Word "Advanced" and click on that to reveal more menu option.

  4. Scroll down and click on Reset on the left..

  5. Choose the Powerwash option - this will send you back to factory settings.

    Screen Shot of the Powerwash option

  6. Go back to Step 1:  Chromebooks | Hook-Up to reset your Chromebook
Please note!
You might also see this link when you click on settings:

Screen shot of Resart to update

Simply restart your Chromebook (or click on the power button and shut off and turn back on).
This update can also resolve issues connecting to the Play store

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Keywords:reset, power, wash, powerwash, factory restart   Doc ID:99829
Owner:Brent S.Group:Fox Valley Technical College
Created:2020-03-31 15:35 CSTUpdated:2020-04-01 12:08 CST
Sites:Fox Valley Technical College
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