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Meet ChromeOS

ChromeOS is the speedy, simple and secure operating system that powers every Chromebook.

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Upgrade to easy

Life’s complicated enough. Simplify things with a Chromebook.

An open Chromebook sits on a wooden table in a sunny room next to a pair of keys, a cell phone, and a green mug.

The Everything Button

Chromebooks have the Everything Button. It’s one button that helps you find what you need fast. Like files. And apps. And answers online. Press it, and get what you need — all from one place.

Long battery life

Work and play with up to 12 hours on a single charge.* With Chromebook, you don’t even need to remember your charger.

*Battery life may vary based on device and upon usage and other conditions.

Offline access

No Wi-Fi, no problem. Recent documents, spreadsheets, presentations and emails are all available with offline access.*

*Pre-download content and enable offline access for documents, presentations and emails to view offline later.


Swipe, tap and scroll the way you want. There are many touchscreen-enabled* Chromebooks.

*Form factor and touchscreen availability varies by device.

Simple setup

Setting up your new Chromebook is easy. Just log into your Google Account and you’ll find all your Google Drive files and Chrome preferences on your new Chromebook.

Simple setup Meet ChromeOS


Security, built-in.

With features like built-in virus protection and secure support for multiple users, Chromebook keeps you and your data protected.

Security Meet ChromeOS


ChromeOS keeps different software on your Chromebook separate with Sandboxing. So even if one part gets infected, the rest is designed to stay safe.

Verified boot

Every time your Chromebook starts up, it goes through Verified Boot — a rigorous and seamless security check-up in the background that prevents malware.

Security Chip

Protect your data. Every Chromebook includes a built-in security chip to encrypt your most sensitive data and keep it away from prying eyes. Know your Chromebook will stay safe.

Built-in virus protection

Built-in virus protection defends your Chromebook from malware automatically. You can focus on what you need to do, instead of installing third-party security software.


Ready when you are

Chromebooks boot up in seconds, and with automatic updates* you get the latest software without being interrupted.

*See how long a device is eligible for updates at g.co/chromeosupdates/en/.

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Automatic updates

Chromebooks automatically update in the background, so that your device gets the latest software and security features without interrupting you. See how long a device is eligible for updates at g.co/chromeosupdates/en/.

Google Assistant

Accessible by voice or keyboard, Google Assistant on Chromebook* helps you multitask, control smart devices and get things done faster than before.

* An Internet connection is required to enable the Google Assistant.

Smart Lock

Smart Lock uses your Android phone as a wireless key to unlock your Chromebook automatically, so you can spend less time typing in your passwords* and more time getting down to work or play.

* In order for Smart Lock to work, your phone must be running Android version L-MR1 or a newer version. You also must be signed into the same Google Account on both your phone and Chromebook.

Boots in seconds

Don’t lose a moment of productivity to a slow start. Whether you’re answering an urgent email, taking notes in class or relaxing at home, just open it up and get going.

Ready to make the switch?

Overhead image highlighting the three different modes of a convertible Chromebook: closed, tablet, and laptop.