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The microphone on my acer Chromebook r11 barely pi...

Q: The microphone on my acer Chromebook r11 barely pi...

I just got my Acer Chromebook R11, and everything seems to work fine except the microphone. I need to put my face right next to the mic and yell into it in order for it to pick up any audio. Is there a way to adjust the microphone volume? Thanks!

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Hello.. I have a new Acer Chromebook 15 and i can't get the built in microphone to work.I've tried pluggin in external microphone/headphones and that works.I've also tryied a reset, but still the built in mic does not work.Any suggestions before I contact Google Support?

A:Acer Chromebook 15 - built in microphone does not ...

If neither the internal mic nor an external mic are working then you may have a corrupt OS or bad hardware. 1. Do an EC reset. That resets the controller that manages the peripherals, including audio. Did that fix it?2. Do a powerwash. Did that fix it?3. Do a system recovery. Did that fix it.

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Hi everyone,
My headset's microphone is being barely heard!
I went thorugh all of the microphone settings, and still nothing!
I really need some help out here...
Please help me!

Sincerely,
ArmyMan007
'Cuz u can't beat da best...'
 

A:Microphone is barely heard

Does your headset plug into a USB socket or two audio sockets (one for the headphones, one for the mike)? If the latter, make sure the mike is plugged into a pink socket instead of a blue one (headphones should go into a green one), that's assuming you don't have 7.1 channel sound (which has 6 different sockets). Look for an option called "gain" (like "automatic gain control" or "microphone gain" or something like that) in your volume control, try turning it on, it should boost the mike signal.
 

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Could you please tell me if I can or will I be able to use Google Play Store and Android apps on my Acer C720 Chromebook.Also, can or will I be able to use Google Play Store and Android apps on the Acer CB5-311 Chromebook.

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Can anyone explain why my left headphone picks up speech while the microphone barely registers any sound? The headset is a headphone/mic set used with skype. and the microphone is on the left side.
 

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A few months ago I started having problems with the microphone and video freezing.  Two weeks ago the microphone died while trying to use it with zoom.  doing further analysis the other day shows that it's not working with any product that uses it.  It also doesn't work if I use a bluetooth device with a functioning microphone.   Apparently this is a known issue according to other postings i've seen, but now my warranty is 5 days over it's expiration date. As recommended on the support site, I rebooted, reset to original settings, to no avail.   Is there any workaround I can peform without having to pay an silly amount of money to get this fixed?

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Will the new Acer Chromebook 14 be fanless? 

A:The new Acer Chromebook 14

Hi ahe,
 
I haven't had a chance to get my hands on one yet, but Im very confident that this will have a fan. There is no mention of a fanless design in the literature that was released with last weeks announcement.
Cory

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When can I buy thé New acer chromebook 14 in France ?

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When powered on, my chrome book has no display, And all I see is the blue power indicator light blinking repeatedly with no pattern (about two times per second) if I hit ESC plus refresh plus power I get the " Chrome OS is missing or damaged" message. I have done the recovery process twice and although it says that it has recovered successfully, however, when it tries to restart, it goes right back to having no display and the blue power indicator light blinking. If I have the charger connected the orange charging indicator light blinks at the same rate. This all started approximately 24 hours ago, it was working fine before then.

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My chromebook freezes after I click something on the home screen.
 

A:Acer chromebook

You may have to give us a smidgen more information; such as: -

Make & model of chromebook?

Operating system?

When and how the fault began (if known)..?

What happened immediately before the fault manifested itself?

And much more...
 

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My Acer CB 11 will not turn on. Both lights are blue, indicating it is charged and powered on but nothing comes on the screen and it does not sound like it is on. I have removed the battery and plugged it back in. I have tried ESC + refresh + power. Any other suggestions? I'm a teacher and really need this CB for my classroom. 

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Will the new Acer Chromebook 14 be fanless? 

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My processing is too slow.  If i have a few windows open it can be very slow. Can i add gig to speed it up?  I also have the cursor jumping around when I type and sometimes lose things all together that I type. This is the same problem I have with another Acer lap top with Windows. Regards,Carmel 

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I have an Acer Chromebook and like it alot.

However, all of a sudden the backspace key doesn't work correctly even when first logging in.

I searched around and found that you can click "space+enter+backspace" all at the same time and it fixes it but just until the next time I logon.

Does anyone know what the issue could be?
 

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When can I buy thé New acer chromebook 14 in France ?

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Hello all, I'm looking to buy a Chromebook 14 and I live in the UK. I'm able to buy one from a Dutch website for ?375, but that's a fair bit more than the retail price of $299 - not to mention that I'm a little concerned about it being trustworthy. Additionally, this would have an American keyboard, which would be an issue - I need my British layout! There don't seem to be any vectors for me to get my hands on a UK Chromebook 14. Can someone please tell me I'm wrong, and point out where I can get one? Thank you very much!

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Will the new Acer Chromebook 14 be fanless? 

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l need to know if i can connect the printer to my acer chromebook? 

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Hello all, I'm looking to buy a Chromebook 14 and I live in the UK. I'm able to buy one from a Dutch website for ?375, but that's a fair bit more than the retail price of $299 - not to mention that I'm a little concerned about it being trustworthy. Additionally, this would have an American keyboard, which would be an issue - I need my British layout! There don't seem to be any vectors for me to get my hands on a UK Chromebook 14. Can someone please tell me I'm wrong, and point out where I can get one? Thank you very much!

A:How can I buy an Acer Chromebook 14 in the UK?

Same here! I'm keeping an eye on this URL: https://store.google.com/product/acer_chromebook_14

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I have a 3 month old Chromebook and all of a sudden the backspace key is messed up. It doesn't work even at the login screen. I searched around and found a temp solution. Hold space, enter and backspace at the same time for a few seconds. However after I shutdown and start up later it happens again.

Any thoughts?

Sent from my XT1032 using Tapatalk
 

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I fell asleep listening to a talk on Youtube (1 hr long) and when I got up the next day, the screen has many parallel colored lines on the left half of the screen, plus what looks like a black inkspot.  Have I totally wrecked my Chromebook? I can faintly see the icons on the bottom right.

A:I just got an Acer Chromebook 11. I left it on ove...

Have you tried to reboot it? if screen issues are still there after a reboot, probably is an hardware issue. you can try to do a power wash just to reset it to factory and check about issue:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/27685/~/power-wash-command-for-chromebook

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my 15: acer chromebook keeps shutting down and requiring me to reboot and then "restore" why is this and what can I do?

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Anyone else with a chromebook R13 have a slight rattle in the trackpad, not much but just enough to notice. Here a video of what I'm experiencing.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABqP3W5Fias&feature=youtu.be I'm not actually performing a click in the video, this is just tapping on the trackpad. 

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Hello, I have just received my R13 and I would like to ask if it can be upgraded on hardware level? Speaking about RAM and SDD of course. Many thanks for any help and tips in advance, Martin

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To get spell check on your acer chrome book go to advanced settings, languages, add the language you want and to right click on spell check. Doesn't work on all sites including this one. Sucks 

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To get spell check on your acer chrome book go to advanced settings, languages, add the language you want and to right click on spell check. Doesn't work on all sites including this one. Sucks 

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the trac pad on my Acer C 710 Chromebook has stopped working has anyone else with this same Chromebook have these same issues 

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Mu acer chromebook got wet and the screen statted to flicker white. When i lowered the brightness past a certain point it would stop flickering. If i put it max high however the screeen would turn red fully and iust keep changing colors and then my rgual screen would return. Bjt for some reason my screen just keeps changing colors over and over without stopping. The screen goes from completely red to green to blue etc
 

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I have tried to connect my smartphone to Chromebook with a usb cable to download pics with no success.  It does nothing. Thank you

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  My 12 year old daughter is getting a CB3-131-C3SZ for Christmas. I've read online that it is listted as one of the Chromebooks that will soon be able to connect to the Android Store for apps. Does anyone know if it can connect now or when it will be able to connect?

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Hello all,my Acer Chromebook 15 (CB15-571) seems to have died overnight.It wont switch on or charge,Im getting no lights,its just dead.I have tested the charger and its ok,I have bought a new battery and installed it,I have tried holding down the refresh and start keys....nothing,dead.I have tested the voltage at the charging jack and Im getting 19 volts which is good but if I test it at the battery end Im only getting 2.5 volts.Im now stuck.Any ideas would be hugely appreciated.i have contacted Acer support but they just suggest that I send it to them for repair,oh yeah? No way,it has loads of personal information on it that some so called technician can access.Lets assume that it is dead and not repairable,is there a way to retrieve my data like photos etc? Many thanks for reading this far.Im hoping it could be an easy fix!
 

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I have had my chromebook plugged in for 24 hours, no lights and no charge.  What should I do?

A:My Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111 won't change

Sorry to hear your Acer system is not powering on.  If there are no lights or fan noise when you plug it in and power it on, it could be a bad AC adapter. If the AC adapter does work but is not charging the system or powering it on, we would recommend repair. If your system is under warranty you can call the technical support line for assistance. If you are out of warranty you can request a repair by going to https://customercare.acer.com/customercare/. 

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I should like to buy this chromebook but it appears that the only processor available here fitted to this laptop is the N3050, which is dual core and hardly an advance on the N2840 of older chromebooks such as the Toshiba Chromebook 2. In the US, apparently, it is available with the quad core 3150. Can any body tell me when this will be available in the UK? Thanks

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My chromebook one day got stuck on the developer screen, then another day it just turned off. When I try to power it on, the power button turns blue for about ten seconds with a black screen and the just shuts off again. Is the hardrive dead? Can I fix it? Please Help!

A:Acer Chromebook C7 won't turn on!

You may try the recovery steps in the below mentioned weblink Reinstall Chrome OScreate a recovery USB drive or SD card reinstall the Chrome OS with a USB Recovery Flash Drive  Click the Kudos to say ?Thanks? for helping! select "Accept Solution" if your issue is resovled.      

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I should like to buy this chromebook but it appears that the only processor available here fitted to this laptop is the N3050, which is dual core and hardly an advance on the N2840 of older chromebooks such as the Toshiba Chromebook 2. In the US, apparently, it is available with the quad core 3150. Can any body tell me when this will be available in the UK? Thanks

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It is a blank screen and yes it is charged. Having trouble fixing it. I have a Mac computer and I try to download the BIOS firmware and it will not let me. Help!!

A:acer 1 chromebook not working

If nothing will come on the screen, I suggest contacting Acer tech support in your region to look into repair options.




Important Links: US Driver Downloads | Knowledge Base Articles | Service LocationsRemember to mark posts that resolved your issue with Accept as Solution.You can even mark multiple posts in a single thread. This will make it easier for others to find the same information.

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download Norton antivirus, but was told it wasn't supported. How do I get protection on this tablet? Is it secure enough to go on to banking sites?  Thank you.

A:I just purchased a Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111. I'v...

Chromebook are one of the most safe OS at the moment, so you don't need an antivirus, at least if you only install applications from google play.

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My chromebook one day got stuck on the developer screen, then another day it just turned off. When I try to power it on, the power button turns blue for about ten seconds with a black screen and the just shuts off again. Is the hardrive dead? Can I fix it? Please Help!

A:Acer Chromebook C7 won't turn on!

You may try the recovery steps in the below mentioned weblink Reinstall Chrome OScreate a recovery USB drive or SD card reinstall the Chrome OS with a USB Recovery Flash Drive  Click the Kudos to say ?Thanks? for helping! select "Accept Solution" if your issue is resovled.      

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I intend to purchase the new Acer Chromebook 14 (CB3-431-C5FM). I would like to buy a silicone keyboard cover for it, but I've had no luck in locating one. Does the Chromebook 14 share a keyboard layout with any other model of Acer Chromebook?

A:Acer Chromebook 14 Keyboard

Did you check Amazon?I was just taking a look and I see many silicone covers. Maybe you can find one there, the prices varies from 5.00 to 20.00 dollars. If I find anywhere else, I ll let you know.

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I Have just purchased Acer chromebook r11.  The chromebook recognises an sd card when inserted but file manager shows the sd card icon with an X and says not Available.  Is this a file manager problem and is an there an alternative  App. I would like to download photos from Google DriveJohnL 

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It is a blank screen and yes it is charged. Having trouble fixing it. I have a Mac computer and I try to download the BIOS firmware and it will not let me. Help!!

A:acer 1 chromebook not working

If nothing will come on the screen, I suggest contacting Acer tech support in your region to look into repair options.



Important Links: US Driver Downloads | Knowledge Base Articles | Service LocationsRemember to mark posts that resolved your issue with Accept as Solution.You can even mark multiple posts in a single thread. This will make it easier for others to find the same information.

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What steps do I take to fix the keys which are not working?

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download Norton antivirus, but was told it wasn't supported. How do I get protection on this tablet? Is it secure enough to go on to banking sites?  Thank you.

A:I just purchased a Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111. I'v...

Chromebook are one of the most safe OS at the moment, so you don't need an antivirus, at least if you only install applications from google play.

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My Chromebook 13 isn't working without the charger plugged in.  The battery is charging fine, and currently is sitting at 100%.  I did a battery test and it came back at 100% health, and discharged 0.00%.  Anyone know how to fix this.  If I unplug the charging cable it immediately turns off and wont turn on unless the cable is in.  Thanks 

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