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Turn on Chromebook accessibility features

You can make your Chromebook easier to use by turning on accessibility features that work best for your needs.

  1. Click your account photo.
  2. Click Settings Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. In the 'Accessibility' section, click Manage accessibility features.
  5. Choose the accessibility features that you'd like to use:
Tap and drag your finger to move objects
  1. Under 'Mouse and touchpad', turn on Enable tap dragging.
  2. Click Open mouse and touchpad device settings.
  3. Turn on Enable tap-to-click.

To use tap-to-click, double-tap the object and hold, then drag it to move.

Click objects automatically
  1. Under 'Mouse and touchpad', turn on Automatically click when the mouse pointer stops.
  2. In the 'Delay before click' drop-down, choose how long you’d like your Chromebook to pause before clicking.

To click without physically pressing your mouse or touchpad, hover over the object that you'd like to click.

Use keyboard shortcuts with one hand

First, under 'Keyboard', turn on Enable sticky keys (to perform keyboard shortcuts by typing them sequentially).

To use sticky keys, press Search, Shift, Alt or Ctrl; whichever key starts the keyboard shortcut.

  • To keep a key pressed until you finish the keyboard shortcut, press the key twice.
  • To unpress a key, press it a third time.

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