Pinging applications on the shelf of your Chromebook makes it easier to launch the most used applications. It also becomes easy for you to find the apps especially when you are in a rush to do your things. In addition, there is a small area at the bottom that replicates the Windows system tray where, in addition to network and battery information, you can access the settings. So many of you may be wondering how to ping applications on the shelf in Chrome OS. The process is very simple and we explained it in more detail in this article. Read on to learn about the processes.
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How to ping apps from the shelf in Chrome OS
There are three easy ways to pin apps to your tag. The step-by-step procedure for the three mentioned below one by one.
How to ping applications on the shelf in Chrome OS: ping applications using the application shelf
Probably the easiest way and usually this method is overlooked. You can ping applications on the shelf in Chrome OS directly from the shelf. However, this procedure requires that the pinger application is opened. Each time an application is opened, its icon is displayed on the shelf. If you want this application to remain permanently on the shelf, while it is open, right-click on its icon and from the options, select Pin to Shelf and you are done.
How to ping apps from the shelf in Chrome OS: ping apps from the launcher
From the launcher, you can also ping the application on the shelf of the Chromebook. When you click on the launcher, you will see an icon indicating "All applications". Click this icon to display the applications on the Chromebook. Think of the application you want to add the shelf and right click on this application. You will have the option "pinging the shelf". Click on the option and your task is finished. You can also simply select the application you want to ping in the launcher and drag it to the shelf to pin it.
How to ping applications from the shelf in Chrome OS: ping applications from Chrome
The third way to pin apps to the Chrome OS shelf is from Chrome, but it's only for apps that open in Chrome and not in a separate window. However, they can still be added to your tag for quick access. To do this, you must keep the tab active on Chrome, then in the upper right corner of the Chrome window, click the three dots button. Click on "Other tools", then select "Add the shelf". If you want, you can use this method to ping a website that is tagged.
You can also control the order in which they are available on the shelf, just click and drag them according to the desired order. If you need to remove an application from your Chromebook, simply right-click the icon and select "Remove", or simply click and drag the icon to remove it from the bookshelf. However, it will still be available on the launcher and you can add it at any time.
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