While having the Chromebook’s app shelf a taskbar, you are most likely an earlier Windows user. Hopefully, the Windows taskbar, Chromebook app shelf, and the dock on Mac PCs are all the same thing.
A taskbar is a place that holds all the useful app icons. The feature usefulness is quite self-explanatory. In this guide, you’ll learn how to add apps to the taskbar on your Chromebook. Also, you will learn how to adjust the apps, pin websites, and delete apps from the taskbar.
HOW TO ADD APPS & WEBSITES TO CHROMEBOOK TASKBAR
The best procedure of adding apps to the Chromebook taskbar is using the app shelf itself. The procedure only needs a single thing– simply open the app which you like to add to the taskbar. Once open, an icon of an active app will seem in the taskbar during its use.
Simply follow the steps to add an app to the Chromebook taskbar permanently:
Initially install an app on your Chromebook.
Also, minimize the app and right-tap on it on the taskbar (shelf).
Click on Pin to Shelf from the dropdown menu that appears.
That’s all! Just repeat the explained steps to add more apps to your Chromebook taskbar. There are two methods – one is for apps, while the other is specifically for Chrome.
USE THE LAUNCHER
We all know that all the procedures for adding apps to your shelf for more versatility. You can then plan which one you want the most and stick to it. A common method used by Chromebook Launcher. Follow the simple steps:
Tap on the Launcher on your Chromebook.
Also, click All Apps.
Now view for the app you want to add. Highlight the app and right-tap it.
Next, choose Pin to Shelf.
Also, drag an app to the taskbar using the Launcher.
ADD APPS FROM CHROME
We all know that Google Chrome is the most essential tool on Chromebook PCs. Do you know you can easily add websites and apps to the taskbar directly from Google Chrome? Follow the steps carefully to know how to do it:
Initially, Open Google Chrome.
Once open, launch a Google app directly using the browser (next to Gmail and photos on the Google Homepage) or visit any website.
Tap on the Menu button in Chrome (top-right corner of your screen).
Choose More Tools from the dropdown menu.
Click Add to Shelf.
That all, now you can add apps or websites from your Chrome browser, which can be very essential. The steps may be quite different slightly on some Chromebooks. So, if you don’t view this choice in More Tools, simply do the following:
Initially, Open a website or an app you want to add from Chrome.
Click on the Menu button.
Choose the Create Shortcut option.
Now confirm with Create.
HOW TO REMOVE/DELETE AND REORDER APPS
Removing or deleting apps from the Chromebook taskbar is quite easy. Follow the simple steps to do it:
Right-tap on any app or website pinned to your shelf.
Also, tap on Unpin.
Otherwise, you can tap on the app and drag it away from the shelf. However, drop the icon on the screen, and it will disappear/vanish from your taskbar.
Once you have done this, you are not removing the app. You are just deleting it from the shelf. The erased app will remain on the Launcher, and you can also add it again later if you modify your mind.
You can also reorder the icons on your Chromebook taskbar:
Tap on an app on your shelf.
Hold it and drag it to various positions.
You can also reorder the apps on your shelf whenever you want it. Also, it has any impact on performance. However, it might confuse you if you do it more often.
At last, you can also relocate the taskbar itself. Here is how:
Right-tap on the taskbar.
Then, choose the Shelf Position.
At last, select the side where you like to place the shelf (left, right, or down).
MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER
The quality of life choices are best to have when the Chromebook relies on simplicity or speed. The dock, taskbar, or shelf, is the best tool at your allotment. It makes working with apps and certainly used sites quite simpler and easier.
Here’s all about “Add Apps & Websites To Chromebook Taskbar”. Which is your favorite procedure of adding icons to the taskbar? let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!