4 easy ways to find out which Chromebook model you have
Once you’ve been using a device for a while, it’s not uncommon to forget all the product details and finer specs. While all smartphones have an “About” page in Settings that allows you to easily view all product-related details, the same may not be true for other devices. Your Chromebook’s model number is one detail you should know, as it’s essential to see if your device will receive any security updates in the future. It’s also a unique product identifier, so you can use it to find more details about your Chromebook online. In this article, we bring you the 4 best ways to find out which Chromebook you own.
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Use Chrome’s About page
Chrome’s About page contains all the basic information about your device. On this page, you can find the operating system version, Chrome version, firmware details, devices connected to your Chromebook, and more. You can find your Chromebook model number on the About page like this.
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Step 1: Start Google Chrome, type chrome://system and press Enter.
Step 2: To view your Chromebook’s model number, press Ctrl+F and search for “model_name”.
Use the Chromebook Recovery Utility extension
Step 1: Go to the Chrome Store and add Chromebook Recovery Tool Chrome extension.
Step 2: After installation, click on the extension and select “Get Started”.
Step 3: In the next window, you will be asked to enter your Chromebook model number. Click the number that follows “For this Chromebook, enter…”.
Step 4: Your Chromebook’s model number will appear below the laptop image.
Use Cog – System Information Viewer
Step 1: Add ‘Cog – System information viewerChrome extension.
Step 2: Run the extension on your Chromebook.
Step 3: Note the CPU name displayed in System Browser.
Step 4: Search Google for your Chromebook’s CPU name, RAM specs, and manufacturer name.
In the results that appear, find a Chromebook from a manufacturer that matches your Chromebook’s specifications. You can find the model number in the details.
Check the sales box
If you’ve kept the retail box your Chromebook came in, finding the model number won’t be too difficult. Simply scan the box for product details and you will easily see the model number. You can also check your Chromebook model number on your invoice. If you purchased online, review your previous orders and go to the Chromebook product page. You will find the model number there. Some Chromebooks come with a product specification sticker on the bottom of the device. You can find the model number on this sticker.
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Here are 4 easy ways to find out which Chromebook model you have. The Chromebook model number helps you find all the important details related to your device, such as the official product name, year of manufacture, pending security updates and more. If you found this article helpful, let us know in the comments!
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