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How to Make Your Chromebook Do a Barrel Roll

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Google has a couple of easter eggs hidden inside your Chromebook. If you have a Chromebook or any other Chrome OS device, like a Pixelbook or a Pixel Slate tablet, you can make it do a barrel roll.

To make your Chromebook do a barrel roll, use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + RELOAD.

Now, the keyboard shortcut CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + RELOAD

Go ahead and give this a try and let me know what you think.

Bonus Tip – Do This with Google Search

You can make your Google search results page also do a barrel roll. Simply search “Do a barrel roll” on Google and you should this happening.

Found a new Chromebook Easter egg? Hit me up in the comments section and we can talk.


6 responses to “How to Make Your Chromebook Do a Barrel Roll”

  1. It works in the beta build too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    1. cool! thanks for letting me know!

  2. Ripps Avatar

    I hardly consider it an Easter Egg if the First start guide tells you about the key combo. It doesn’t explicitly say what the it does, but it hints that you won’t regret it.

    1. uhmm, you have a point there….

    2. Cr-48 test pilot Avatar
      Cr-48 test pilot

      Yes it qualifies as an Easter Egg because you have no idea what you will find when you look. Surprise! That’s all an Easter Egg is. You’re thinking of an Easter Egg Hunt–they are more work than fun if you ask me. 🙂
      See example: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_egg_(media)

  3. Cr-48 test pilot Avatar
    Cr-48 test pilot

    Is it really a barrel roll or an Aileron roll?


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