The Desktop Introduction to Endless — A quick introduction to your desktop and some of its cool features. Apps Add apps and website shortcuts — Install free apps, folders, and website shortcuts onto your desktop. Install apps that don't come on Endless — Learn about installing software that doesn’t already come on Endless. Organize your apps — Use folders to stay organized. Remove apps and folders from the desktop — Learn how to remove things from your desktop. Update Endless — Learn how to update your computer. Updating apps — Learn how to install available updates for your apps. Find apps that work without the internet — Discover all the offline content on your computer. Searching on Endless Use global search — Search for things on your computer and on the internet right from your desktop! Window Management Close your apps — Learn a trick to close your windows in case you get stuck. Hide your windows without closing them — Temporarily hide, then bring back windows. Maximize and unmaximize a window — Double-click or drag a titlebar to maximize or restore a window. Move and resize windows — Arrange windows in a workspace to help you work more efficiently. Switch between windows — Learn how to switch windows quickly. Customize Endless Add folders to the desktop — Learn how to create new desktop folders to store and organize your apps. Choose a photo for your background — Choose a picture, color, or gradient as your desktop background. Notifications and the message tray — Messages pop-up at the bottom of the screen telling you when certain events happen. Screenshots and screencasts — Take a picture or record a video of what's happening on your screen. Time and Date Change the date and time — Click the clock on the task bar and go into the Date & Time Settings to alter the date/time. Change your region and language — Switch to a different language for user interface and help text. Change your timezone — Update your time zone to your current location so that your time is correct. Restart, Shut Down & Lock Automatically lock your screen — Prevent other people from using your desktop when you go away from your computer. Log out, power off or switch users — Learn how to leave your user account, by logging out, switching users, and so on.