Changes 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:

  • Restart the Chromebit and press CTRL + ALT + S when the start-image is displayed
  • 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

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

Vertical screen

Go to Chrome OS and open Google Chrome

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

Un-install the PinToMind player-app

Go to Chrome OS and open Google Chrome

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

Change which screen is displayed

  • Click CTRL + SHIFT + 7 while the public screen is being displayed
  • Register new screen-code

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 + 7   to register a new screencode for the display
  • CTRL + SHIFT + 9  restarts the chrome device