Caring for Your Chromebook

  • General Precautions

    • No food or drink is allowed next to the Chromebook while it is in use.

    • Cords, cables, and removable storage Chromebooks must be inserted carefully into the Chromebook.

    • Students should never carry their Chromebooks while the screen is open.

    • Chromebooks should be shut down or put in standby when not in use for an extended period of time to conserve battery life.

    • Chromebooks should be charged at lease 50% when storing for extended periods of time.
    • Chromebooks must remain free of any writing, drawing, stickers, or labels that are not the property of NWRI.

    • Chromebooks must never be left in an unattended vehicle or any unsupervised area.

    • Students are responsible for keeping their Chromebook battery charged for school each day.

    • Student’s use only their Chromebook, or a school loaner, no one else’s.

    Screen Care

    The Chromebook screens can be damaged if subjected to rough treatment. The screens are particularly sensitive to damage from excessive pressure on the screen.

    • Do not lean on the top of the Chromebook when it is closed.

    • Do not place anything near the Chromebook that could put pressure on the screen.

    • Do not place anything inside a backpack or purse that will press against the cover.

    • Do not poke the screen.

    • Do not place anything on the keyboard before closing the lid (ie. pens, pencils or disks).

    • Clean the screen with a soft, dry cloth or anti-static cloth.