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****** Page 1 ****** Acer Chromebook 514 Acer Chromebook Enterprise 514 USER’S MANUAL
****** Page 2 ****** 2- 0 2021. All Rights Reserved. Acer Chromebook 514 / Acer Chromebook Enterprise 514 Covers: CB514-1W / CB514-1WT This revision: June 2021 Important This manual contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright laws. The information contained in this manual is subject to change without notice. Images provided herein are for reference only and may contain information or features that do not apply to your computer. Acer Group shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained in this manual. Register your Acer product Go to acer.com/register-product, and sign in or sign up your Acer ID to register your product. Once it is done, you can review it under “My Products” page. Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase: Google and Google Play are trademarks of Google LLC. I-lorrtl HIGH.oe.FlNmoN INTERFACE The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
****** Page 3 ****** TABLE OF CONTENTS Getting started Turn on your Chromebook Select your language settings Connect to a network….. Accept the Terms of Service. ….. …. First-time sign-in Create a new Google Account… …. .. Browse asa guest …. ….. ….. ….. . Enterprise enrollment (optional) .. Sign in to your Google Account . Your Acer Chromebook tour Front view .. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 Keyboard view .. Function keys.. Common keyboard shortcuts. Touchpad . Left view.. USB Type-C information Right view USB 3.2 Gen 1 information Bottom view Frequently asked questions Get help or more information Table of contents 7 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 14
****** Page 4 ****** 4 – Getting started GETTING STARTED Turn on your Chromebook On the Chromebook, press the power button. A “Welcome” screen will appear when the Chromebook first boots up Select your language settings Use the “Language” drop-down list to choose your default language setting. If there is more than one way to type in your language, you may be prompted to select a keyboard input method as well. Connect to a network Select a network from the “Connect to network” list to connect to the Internet. If network access is protected, you will need an access password to connect to it. Accept the Terms of Service Once connected to a network, accept the Terms of Service. Your Chromebook will then download any available system updates, so you automatically get the latest Chrome OS features. First-time sign-in Create a new Google Account You can create a new Google Account if you don’t already have one. Select Create a Google Account to set up a new account. A Google Account gives you access to useful web services developed by Google, such as Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar. Browse as a guest You can also use the Chromebook without a Google Account by selecting Browse as a Guest.
****** Page 5 ****** Getting staffed – 5 Enterprise enrollment (optional) You can enroll the Chromebook by selecting Enterprise enrollment. Sign in to your Google Account If you already have a Google Account, enter your username and password in the sign-in box that appears and select the Sign in button. If your device is a Chromebook Enterprise, click More options and select Enterprise enrollment. Google Sign in to your Chromebook Forgot emai? More options < Back Important NEXT Sign in with your primary Google Account. This account will be set as the owner and is the only account that will be able to change certain Chrome settings. ****** Page 6 ****** 6 – Your Acer Chromebook tour YOUR ACER CHROMEBOOK TOUR Front view 2 3 4 Description Icon 1 2 3 4 Item Microphones Webcam shutter Webcam Screen Internal microphones for sound recording Slide the shutter to the left to cover the webcam. Slide right to open it. Web camera for video communication. A light next to the webcam indicates that the webcam is active. Displays computer output, supports touch or non-touch option. ****** Page 7 ****** Keyboard view OOOOOÜOOOOO Description Your Acer Chromebook tour – 7 2 3 4 5 Icon 1 2 3 4 5 OOOOOÜOOOOO Item Ventilation and cooling fan Power button Keyboard Fingerprint Allows the computer to stay cool. Do not cover or obstruct the openings. Turns the computer on and off. For entering data into your computer. Fingerprint reader for unlocking your reader (Optional) computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Pressing down anywhere on the pad Touchpad / click functions like the left button of a button mouse. Pressing down anywhere with two fingers functions like the right button of a mouse. ****** Page 8 ****** 8 – Your Acer Chromebook tour Function keys The Chromebook uses function keys or key combinations to access some hardware and software controls, such as screen brightness and volume. The dedicated function keys each have a specific function. Icon Oil Function Previous Reload Full-screen Next window Screenshot Brightness down Brightness up Mute Volume down Volume up Launcher Description Go to the previous page. Reload the current page. Open the page in full-screen mode. Switch to the next window. Takes screenshot. Decreases the screen brightness. Increases the screen brightness. Turns off audio output. Decreases the volume. Increases the volume. Launch the Apps panel. Common keyboard shortcuts You can use shortcuts to complete some tasks more quickly. Keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + Alt + Alt + Description Takes screenshot. Toggles caps lock. Projects your screen. Note: For a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, press Ctrl + Alt + / ****** Page 9 ****** Your Acer Chromebook tour – 9 Touchpad The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your fingers across the surface of the touchpad. Action Click Two-finger tap (or alt-click) Two-finger swipe Drag and drop Gesture Press down on any part of the touchpad. Tapping the touchpad with two fingers or pressing (and holding) Alt on the keyboard and tapping the touchpad with one finger both equal a "right-click" on a computer mouse. Place two fingers on the touchpad and move them up and down to scroll vertically, left and right to scroll horizontally. Select the item you want to move with one finger. With a second finger, move the item. Release both fingers to drop the item. (This gesture works for files, not windows or icons.) ****** Page 10 ****** 10 – Your Acer Chromebook tour Left view 2 3 1 2 Icon Haml Item USB Type-C port with DC-in/ Thunderbolt TM 4 port HDMI port Headset/speaker jack Description Connects to the provided USB Type-C power adapter and to USB devices with a USB Type-C connector. Supports Thunderbolt TM 4 and displays. Supports high-definition digital video connections. Connects to audio devices (e.g., speakers, headphones), or a headset with microphone. USB Type-C information • Supports DisplayPort T'" audio/video output. • Delivers up to 3 A at 5 V DC for USB charging. • DC-in: requires power adapter or power source providing 45 W at 5-20 v. For optimal performance, please use a certified Acer power adapter or USB Power Delivery device. ****** Page 11 ****** Right view Your Acer Chromebook tour- If 4 123 Description Icon AMicroSD 2 3 4 Item Battery indicator MicroSD card slot USB port Kensington lock slot Indicates the computer's battery status. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. Insert a microSD card into this slot. Connects to USB devices. Connects to a Kensington-compatible security lock. USB 3.2 Gen 1 information • USB 3.2 Gen 1 compatible ports are blue. • Compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 1 and earlier devices. • For optimal performance, use USB 3.2 Gen I-certified devices. • Defined by the USB 3.2 Gen 1 specification (SuperSpeed USB). ****** Page 12 ****** 12 – Your Acer Chromebook tour Bottom view 2 Icon 1 2 Item Ventilation and cooling fan Speakers Description Allows the computer to stay cool. Do not cover or obstruct the openings. Deliver stereo audio output. ****** Page 13 ****** Frequently asked questions – 13 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Question What software works on a Chromebook? How do I get more apps? Can I use Microsoft Office software? Where can I find my files? How do I transfer my local files? Why does my Chromebook need my Google Account information? Answer Chromebooks use apps from the Google Play Store and on the web, instead of traditional software applications. There are apps to be productive, get creative, enjoy movies and shows, play games and more. Download Chromebook apps from the Google Play Store app Find the app by clicking the Launcher icon and searching "Play Store". Chromebooks work with Microsoft R Word, Excel and PowerPoint . You can download the apps from the Google Play Store or use them on the web. *Additional functionality available with a Microsoft 365 subscription. Microsoft, Excel and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All your files are stored in the Files app Find the app by clicking the Launcher icon @ and searching "Files" Transfer your local files using a compatible storage device. Your Chromebook works with most external storage devices (e.g.: USB thumb drives, removable hard drives). You'll use your Google Account to sign in to your Chromebook. It is the same account you use for Google services such as Gmail and Drive. Your Chromebook uses your account information to automatically sign you into apps and services. ****** Page 14 ****** 14 – Frequently asked questions Question Answer If you want to set up parental controls for your child, it's important that you sign in using your child's personal Google Account. If they don't How do I set this up already have one, you can create one during for my child? the sign-in process on your Chromebook. You will be able to add your child's school account after you complete device onboarding. Get help or more information For information on: Chromebook Help Chrome OS Refer to: O Open the Explore app on your Chromebook. google.com/support/chromebook/
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