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Connecting other devices to the Dell Chromebook 11

The Dell Chromebook 11 has two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and an SD Media Card Reader slot through which you can connect external devices. Most USB devices and memory cards will install easily and automatically when plugged in. This includes:

  • USB keys
  • SD memory cards
  • MemoryStick memory cards
  • A USB mouse (or a wireless dongle for USB mouse)
  • A USB keyboard (or a wireless dongle for USB keyboard)
    Note: Some keyboards which require software to perform extra functions may not have full functionality in Google Chrome OS.
  • External hard disk drives with USB interface

The Chrome Operating System does not have device drivers for other devices such as printers. In order to use a printer with Google Chrome OS, the printer must be Cloud Ready which means it can print files from cloud storage.

Article ID: SLN288086

Last Date Modified: 05/19/2015 03:27 PM

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