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How to turn on Caps Lock on a Chromebook

With Chromebooks, only those who know where to look can use Caps Lock. Come unlock the mystery of the hidden function.
June 5, 2021
How to turn on Caps Lock on Chromebook.

Chromebooks seem like normal laptops at first sight, but keep looking at their keyboards, and you will notice some stuff missing. Take a look at the photo above and tell us one of the missing keys. Yep, there is no Caps Lock on a Chromebook! Thankfully, this doesn’t mean you have to hold down Shift the whole time. You just need to know the necessary workaround.

See also: What is a Chromebook and what can it do?

How to turn on Caps Lock on Chromebooks:

  1. Press the magnifying glass or dot key (where you’d usually find Caps Lock) and Alt simultaneously.
  2. Type to your heart’s content in all caps.
  3. When you’re done, press the same keys again to turn off Caps Lock.
  4. Alternately, press the Shift button to turn off Caps Lock.

You can also change the key shortcuts for Caps Lock on Chromebook or other functions by going into the notifications bar at the bottom right of the screen and then heading to Settings > Keyboard Settings.

Those looking for more Chromebook tips and tricks can take a look at the links below!