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How to Zip and Unzip Files on a Chromebook.

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Chromebooks are no slouch and can perform jobs as well as Windows and Mac computers. One such task that most people perform regularly is zipping and unzipping files.

On a Chromebook, here’s how to compress and unzip files.

  • From the app menu, launch the files app.
  • Navigate to the location of the files you wish to compress.
  • Click on a file to include in the zip file, then hold down the “Ctrl” key and choose the remaining files to zip.
  • After that, hit the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the Files app.
  • Finally, click Zip selection to combine all of the selected files into a single zip file.

Chrome OS does not include Windows or macOS-style shortcuts for extracting all files from a zip folder. Instead, you must manually unzip it. Here’s how to go about it.

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  • Open the files app and head over to the location of the zipped file.
  • To open the compressed file, double-click it.
  • Select all of the files, then right-click and choose “Copy.”
  • Navigate to the spot where you wish to extract the contents of the copied zipped file.
  • Right-click once more and select “Paste.”

On Linux, you can zip and unzip files in this way.

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Yvone Kendi
Yvone Kendi
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