Settings and maintenace in Chrome OS

Tips for changes and maintenance 

When Chrome OS is installed, it is locked in a so called kiosk mode for public screens. Below you find tips for changes and maintenance on Chrome OS.


Go to Chrome OS

When the device is installed with the PinToMind player-app, it automatically goes to the display of your public screen from PinToMind, and is locked in a so called kiosk mode. To get out of the player-app and to go to Chrome, do this:

  1. Restart the Chromebit and press CTRL + ALT + S when the start-image is displayed.
  2. Log in with the Google-account you used when you set the Chromebit up.

Change the wireless network

Go to Chrome OS and open Google Chrome.

  1. Click on the status-field in the lower right area of the screen.
  2. Click on the Network-icon and make the changes you wish.
  3. Turn off and restart the device.

Vertical screen

Go to Chrome OS and open Google Chrome.

  1. Click on the status-field in the lower right area of the screen.
  2. Click on the Screen-icon and select direction.
  3. Turn off and restart the device.

Un-install the PinToMind player-app

Go to Chrome OS and open Google Chrome.

  1. Open the address chrome://extensions
  2. Click on ”Manage kiosk-apps”.
  3. Click on the app and delete with X all the way to the right, and click "Done".

Change which screen is displayed

  1. Find the device in your list of screens and click on "More...".
  2. Later you select which screen to display on the device. This can easily be changed later.

Shortcuts in PinToMind Player

When the display has started, you can use these shortcuts:

  • CTRL + SHIFT + 5  reloads the content of the display
  • CTRL + SHIFT + 9  restarts the chrome device