Samsung Xe500c13 S03us Setup & Configuration

Samsung-Xe500c13-S03us Laptop

Samsung xe500c13 s03us Specs

The Samsung Chromebook Xe500c13 S03us is a budget-friendly as well as an easily portable Chromebook model which weighs just 2.54lbs and is 0.7” thin. It has a spectacular HD display of 11.6” size and provides a resolution of 1366*768 pixels. It has a 16 GB SSD storage and also supports cloud in case you need more space. It can handle most of the regular activities with help of its 2 GB RAM and 1.6GHz Intel Celeron N3060 Processor. Its key specs are:

  • 11.6” HD 1366*768 pixels resolution.
  • 2-cell Lithium-ion battery.
  • 64-bit Google Chrome Operating System.
  • 2 GB RAM + 16 GB SSD storage.

Tech – Specifications

Ram

It comes with 2 GB of DDR3 SDRAM which can run most of the tasks.

intel-processor

It is inbuilt with a 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron N3060 Dual Core processor.

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It has a 2-cell Lithium-ion battery of 48Wh capacity and has 11hours of battery life.

Display icon

It sports an 11.6-inches HD LED-backlit display with a screen resolution of 1366*768 pixels.

Configuration Support

Driver Download

The Samsung Chromebook support drivers are always inbuilt into the device. For security purposes, Chromebook Operating System updates automatically when you turn on the device. But a stable wifi connection is necessary for the device to search the web for updates. The drivers that are required for the proper functioning of the hardware and software components of the Chromebook are also updated automatically once the OS is upgraded. Click on the link provided below to know more information on the drivers of the Samsung Chromebook Xe500cc13 s03us model.

You can also manually look for updates on your Chromebook by using the Settings. Click on your account photo on your Chromebook, then click on the Settings > Menu > About Chrome OS > Check for Updates. The Chromebook will look online for any updates on the Chrome OS for your device. If it detects any new updates, it will download and restart automatically to apply the updates automatically.

Driver

Manual Support

The Samsung Chromebook help manual will provide you assistance with all the setup and installation process of your Chromebook. The manual support button provided below will let you download the user manual for your Samsung Chromebook Xe500c13 s03us. It contains all the technical information of your Chromebook and it also consists of some basic troubleshooting techniques for some of the common issues that might arise while using your Chromebook. It has all the instructions in a step-by-step fashion which shall help you to understand easily. It also contains diagrammatic representations. Some of the other issues that commonly occur are listed below and their corresponding Samsung Chromebook troubleshooting steps are provided.

Samsung xe500c13 s03us laptop Top issues

Xe500c13-S03us-black-screen

Black display

Go to the URL chrome://flags and reset all to default. This is done to resolve the issue that is caused if you have changed any of the Chrome flag settings unknowingly. Then reboot the device. If this doesn’t resolve the issue, press and hold down the power button for 8 to 10 seconds. Once the screen goes black, turn on the device once again. Do not log in to your account and browse as a guest. Click on the status area of your Chromebook and click on the Settings > About Chrome OS > Check for and Apply Updates. Now follow the onscreen prompts to apply the updates. Then reboot the device. This will resolve the issue.

samsung chromebook screen flickering

This issue can be resolved by hard resetting your Samsung Chromebook. You first have to turn off your Chromebook. Then press the Refresh and Power button together to perform the hard reset on your Chromebook. If it doesn’t resolve the issue, then you have to do restore your Chromebook. This will erase all the data on your Chromebook, hence take a backup of all the important files from your Chromebook. From a different computer, download the recovery app and create the recovery USB flash drive by inserting a USB. Then enter the recovery mode in the Chromebook with error, insert the USB flash drive and follow the onscreen instructions.

  1. The login loop issue on Chromebook is one of the common issues for which we have provided the Samsung Chromebook troubleshooting below. This mostly occurs when you login to your Chromebook once you have upgraded the OS on your Chromebook or when you try to login to your new laptop. To resolve this, you can try doing a power wash on your Chromebook. To do the power wash on your Chromebook, go to the Settings on your Chromebook. Then click on the Advanced Settings option. You will find the Powerwash option in the advanced settings. Click on the Powerwash button. Performing a powerwash on your device using the above-provided steps will erase all the data on the Chromebook except the files that are stored on the Google Drive storage. Hence, don’t login to your Chromebook with your account and browse as a guest. In the browser, type chrome:help in the space provided for typing the URL. In the Google Chrome help page, go to About Chrome OS and then check for updates. Then click on Apply Updates option once the updates for your Chromebook model are detected. Reboot your device once it has installed the update to apply the changes. This should have resolved your issue.

  2. Even though there are many Chromebook apps that can run offline, you will need to connect to an internet connection for Samsung Chromebook support. You can access the wireless internet settings on your Chromebook easily by clicking on the status bar at the bottom-right of your Chromebook. It shows whether your Chromebook is connected to a network or not. If it is not connected, then it will display as “No Network”. To view the list of available networks, click on the network box. You can either select one network from the list or enter the name of the network name manually by clicking on Join Others. You will have to enter the network password to access the internet using a network. Click on the Settings button to open a new settings page in the browser which lets you meddle with more settings of your Chromebook. Google’s Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics App is a tool built for Chromebooks that can scan and detect the errors that are causing the connectivity issues. Also, check whether the internet settings of the wireless router and the Chromebook match with each other. Otherwise, you will have to change the internet security settings of your laptop to match with that of the wireless router. If nothing works, the best way to resolve this issue is to restart all the devices.

  3. Performing a factory reset on your Chromebook will erase all the data on your device. You might want to take a backup of the important files from your Chromebook to a USB flash drive or any other external storage device. Even though resetting the Chromebook will erase the data on it, it doesn’t erase the data stored on the Google Drive. Hence you can use the drive storage to store some of your important files. You can reset either by using the Shortcut keys or the Settings menu. To reset using the shortcut keys, press and hold Ctrl + Alt + Shift + r keys. Choose Restart from the list and then click on Reset on the box that appears. Now, you will be prompted to sign in to your Google Account, which will be taken as the Owner Account. Follow the onscreen steps to reset your Chromebook. To reset using the Settings menu, click on the Account photo that is displayed in the Status bar. Then click on the Settings and then, go to the Advanced Settings where you will find the Powerwash button. Click on this button, then click on restart and sign in with your Google Account which will be taken as the Owner Account. Then follow the onscreen steps to complete the reset process. This ends the Samsung Chromebook help for resetting your device.

  4. Performing a recovery on your Chromebook by following the Samsung Chromebook support provided below will remove all the data on your Samsung Chromebook Xe500c13 s03us laptop. Thus, it is recommended to take a backup of all the important files from your Chromebook before you perform the Recovery operation. The first step to do a recovery is to create a recovery disk. Download the Recovery app on a computer other than your Chromebook. Open the Recovery app, select your Chromebook model on it, insert the USB flash driver or an SD card into your computer and then follow the onscreen steps to create the recovery media. Now you can use this USB flash drive to recover your Samsung Chromebook by following these instructions. Remove all the externally connected hardware or peripherals on your Chromebook and then press and hold the Esc and the Refresh key, then press the Power button. Let the power button go after a moment. Once a message appears on the screen, let the other keys also. Now you have entered the Recovery mode on your Chromebook. It will prompt you to insert a Recovery USB stick or SDcard. Now insert the USB flash drive on which you have created the recovery media. Now you simply have to follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process on your device.

Chromebook login loop

Internet connection problems

How to factory reset

Chromebook recovery

The login loop issue on Chromebook is one of the common issues for which we have provided the Samsung Chromebook troubleshooting below. This mostly occurs when you login to your Chromebook once you have upgraded the OS on your Chromebook or when you try to login to your new laptop. To resolve this, you can try doing a power wash on your Chromebook. To do the power wash on your Chromebook, go to the Settings on your Chromebook. Then click on the Advanced Settings option. You will find the Powerwash option in the advanced settings. Click on the Powerwash button. Performing a powerwash on your device using the above-provided steps will erase all the data on the Chromebook except the files that are stored on the Google Drive storage. Hence, don’t login to your Chromebook with your account and browse as a guest. In the browser, type chrome:help in the space provided for typing the URL. In the Google Chrome help page, go to About Chrome OS and then check for updates. Then click on Apply Updates option once the updates for your Chromebook model are detected. Reboot your device once it has installed the update to apply the changes. This should have resolved your issue.

Even though there are many Chromebook apps that can run offline, you will need to connect to an internet connection for Samsung Chromebook support. You can access the wireless internet settings on your Chromebook easily by clicking on the status bar at the bottom-right of your Chromebook. It shows whether your Chromebook is connected to a network or not. If it is not connected, then it will display as “No Network”. To view the list of available networks, click on the network box. You can either select one network from the list or enter the name of the network name manually by clicking on Join Others. You will have to enter the network password to access the internet using a network. Click on the Settings button to open a new settings page in the browser which lets you meddle with more settings of your Chromebook. Google’s Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics App is a tool built for Chromebooks that can scan and detect the errors that are causing the connectivity issues. Also, check whether the internet settings of the wireless router and the Chromebook match with each other. Otherwise, you will have to change the internet security settings of your laptop to match with that of the wireless router. If nothing works, the best way to resolve this issue is to restart all the devices.

Performing a factory reset on your Chromebook will erase all the data on your device. You might want to take a backup of the important files from your Chromebook to a USB flash drive or any other external storage device. Even though resetting the Chromebook will erase the data on it, it doesn’t erase the data stored on the Google Drive. Hence you can use the drive storage to store some of your important files. You can reset either by using the Shortcut keys or the Settings menu. To reset using the shortcut keys, press and hold Ctrl + Alt + Shift + r keys. Choose Restart from the list and then click on Reset on the box that appears. Now, you will be prompted to sign in to your Google Account, which will be taken as the Owner Account. Follow the onscreen steps to reset your Chromebook. To reset using the Settings menu, click on the Account photo that is displayed in the Status bar. Then click on the Settings and then, go to the Advanced Settings where you will find the Powerwash button. Click on this button, then click on restart and sign in with your Google Account which will be taken as the Owner Account. Then follow the onscreen steps to complete the reset process. This ends the Samsung Chromebook help for resetting your device.

Performing a recovery on your Chromebook by following the Samsung Chromebook support provided below will remove all the data on your Samsung Chromebook Xe500c13 s03us laptop. Thus, it is recommended to take a backup of all the important files from your Chromebook before you perform the Recovery operation. The first step to do a recovery is to create a recovery disk. Download the Recovery app on a computer other than your Chromebook. Open the Recovery app, select your Chromebook model on it, insert the USB flash driver or an SD card into your computer and then follow the onscreen steps to create the recovery media. Now you can use this USB flash drive to recover your Samsung Chromebook by following these instructions. Remove all the externally connected hardware or peripherals on your Chromebook and then press and hold the Esc and the Refresh key, then press the Power button. Let the power button go after a moment. Once a message appears on the screen, let the other keys also. Now you have entered the Recovery mode on your Chromebook. It will prompt you to insert a Recovery USB stick or SDcard. Now insert the USB flash drive on which you have created the recovery media. Now you simply have to follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process on your device.

how to adjust brightness on samsung chromebook

All the Chromebooks allow you to increase or decrease the brightness using the Hotkeys that are found along the top line of your Chromebook’s keyboard. These Hotkeys function very similar to the F keys on a Windows keyboard. Among the hotkeys on your Chromebook, you can find two brightness keys, which are in the shape of a sun. Press the left brightness key to reduce the brightness and press the right brightness key to increase the brightness. If the brightness doesn’t change by pressing the hotkeys, then means that you have reached the end limits of the brightness level of your Chromebook.

Adjust brightness on samsung chromebook

samsung chromebook wont turn on

Your Chromebook’s battery must have drained out completely. Connect it to a power supply and charge it. If the power button light is on, but the screen remains blank, then power off the Chromebook by pressing the power button for 6 seconds and then turn it on again. If the lights on your Chromebook don’t turn on, and if your Chromebook is too hot, then let it cool down. If “Operating System Not Found” message is displayed, then the OS must be corrupted. Reinstall it to fix this issue. It might also happen when the hard drive or the motherboard on your Chromebook is broken. You need to get it replaced.

samsung chromebook hard drive replacement

Do not replace the hard drive on your Chromebook by yourself unless it is really essential to do so because removing the hard drive voids the warranty of your device. You can replace the hard drive only if the HDD panel is removable. Open the HDD panel by removing the screws on the rear side of your Chromebook, for which you will have to turn your device upside down. Then carefully lift the panel and then remove the hard drive by unscrewing it. Then replace it with the new hard drive and close the HDD panel. Contact the manufacturer for further Samsung Chromebook troubleshooting.

Other related laptop models

how to delete apps from samsung chromebook

All the apps on your Samsung Chromebook are easily removable. To remove the apps, follow the Samsung Chromebook troubleshooting given below. On your Chromebook, you will find the launcher. Click on it and press the up arrow. Then, you have to right-click on the app that you wish to delete. Then click on the Uninstall option on the screen. On the prompt that follows, click on the Remove option. This will remove that app from your Chromebook. If you wish to add an app on your Chromebook, then you will have to update your device, enable Google Play Store and then download the app from it.

how to print from samsung google chromebook

Make use of this Samsung Chromebook help to easily print your documents with the help of Google Cloud print which lets you set up and manage your printers easily. Go to the Google Chrome browser > Menu > Settings > Cloud print > Manage cloud print devices > Add printers. On the Google Cloud print page that opens, click on Add printers > Manage your printers > select your printer from the list. Now your printer is added. You can print using Google print by going to the Print option in the Menu of your Chrome browser and choosing the printer from the printers list.

how to update samsung chromebook

The Chromebook usually downloads the latest update by itself when you connect to the internet. Once downloaded, you will find the update icon near your account photo. Click on it and restart your device to apply the changes. You can also manually check for updates by clicking on the account photo > Settings > Menu > About Chrome OS > Check for Updates. Once the device detects an update, it will start downloading automatically. After the download completes, click on the update icon to complete the update and then restart your device to apply the changes on your Chromebook.

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Antivirus para samsung chromebook

Antivirus para samsung chromebook

There is no way you can install a 3rd party antivirus software on a Chromebook. It has an inbuilt security software which doesn’t let you install or download any virus or ransomware. But there is a possibility of a malware or a malicious extension to be installed on your Chromebook or Chrome browser. These may not pose a serious threat to your device, but still, they might cause your device to behave as if it were affected by a virus. To rectify it, go to the Settings > People > Advanced Sync Settings > Choose What to Sync and uncheck Extensions and click OK. Then go to Show Advanced Settings > Reset Settings and click on Reset.

how to install linux on samsung chromebook

  1. According to Samsung Chromebook support, Chromebook usually doesn’t let you install Linux Operating System on your device. It doesn’t support other Operating systems. This is to ensure the security of the Chromebook device.
  2. There is also a way to install the Linux OS on your Chromebook using Crouton software, the steps for which you will find in the next two steps, but doing so will remove the security software installed on it and it will no longer be a Chromebook.
  3. If you still want to install the Chromebook, then enable the Developer mode on the Chromebook which can be done by rebooting the device into Recovery mode (hold Esc + Refresh keys together then press the power button) and then press Ctrl + D and hit Enter.
  4. Once it has entered the Developer mode, download the Crouton software. Press Ctrl + Alt + T and type ‘shell’ in the terminal. In the next terminal, type ‘sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -t xfce’. It will now install the Ubuntu Os on your device.

samsung chromebook firewall

  •   The Chrome OS on your Chromebook is inbuilt with a stringent security firewall which doesn’t let any virus or malware attacks on your device.
  •   In case you wish to configure the firewall settings on your Chromebook, go to Menu from the bottom-left corner on the screen and click on Administration.
  •   In the sub-menu, go to Firewall option. This will open the Firewall Configuration-Startup screen once you enter the password. Now you can enable/disable the automatic starting of the Firewall.
  •   You can also change the Firewall settings on this screen using the options provided. Then click on Next and Finish. This will complete the Firewall configuration process.

samsung chromebook firmware update

  •   The Chrome OS is built in such a way that it automatically downloads and updates the latest updates once a new update is released.
  •   It will automatically scan for updates every time you open and log on to your Chromebook. it needs a stable internet connection to scan for updates on the web.
  •   Even then, you can scan for updates manually using the settings which can be accessed by clicking on the status bar of your Chromebook.
  •   Then go to About Chrome OS > Check for and apply updates option. It will scan and automatically update the OS when a new update is detected.

samsung chromebook virus protection

The inbuilt security software on the Chrome OS doesn’t let any virus or malware to attack your Chrome device. It also doesn’t let you install any 3rd party antivirus software on your device which increases the security of your device. Even then, there is a chance for malicious extensions or malware to make your device to act like it has been affected by a virus. It can be resolved by resetting the Chrome browser.

Samsung chromebook virus protection

samsung chromebook password reset

Your Google password is your Samsung Chromebook password. In order to change it, go to the Google Accounts webpage, click on your Account picture > Account > Security tab. Here you can set your new password for your Google account which you can use to login into your Chromebook. Make sure you setup the Recovery and Alerts, and the 2-step verification for further security to your account. After setting your new password, sign out and again sign in to your account using the new login credentials.