Discover how teachers and students in Northern Ireland can start using Read&Write for Google Chrome at home.
Follow the steps below to start using Read&Write for Google Chrome at home.
If you work in Early Years, a non-statutory school or a school not connected to C2K, please contact our team to get access to Read&Write.
Using your C2K school email address (@c2ken) and password, log in to Google Chrome.
Your C2K email address and password is available from the school.
If you work for EANI please log in using your eani.org.uk details.
First, Click on 'sign in' in the top right corner.
Then enter the email, followed by password.
Click on the purple Read&Write puzzle piece icon in the top right corner of the Chrome browser.
If you're having trouble finding the Read&Write icon within your browser, watch this video to find out how to easily locate Chrome extensions.
If you’re asked to log in to Read&Write, use your same email address and password as before.
Did you know you can use features of the Read&Write toolbar when viewing PDFs? To do this, you’ll need to use the Texthelp PDF Reader extension.
You should see the PDF reader icon pinned at the top right hand corner of your Chrome browser.
Once the extension is installed, get started by locating a PDF in your Google Drive. Simply right click the file and choose ‘Open with’ followed by ‘Read&Write for Google Chrome’.
Your PDF will now open with the Read&Write toolbar.
You can also make Read&Write your default PDF viewer by going to Google Drive settings and choosing Manage apps, then check “Use by Default"
To make use of the screenshot reader feature within the Read&Write toolbar, you will need to install Texthelp’s screenshot reader extension to your Chrome browser. Follow the instructions below to get set up, it should only take a few seconds.
Open the Read&Write toolbar, and click on the Screenshot Reader icon.
You will automatically be brought to the Chrome store where you can install the Screenshot reader extension. Simply click ‘Add to Chrome’
Once installed, you can use the screenshot reader feature within the toolbar.
Simply click the icon and just drag your mouse over any text in an image or diagram, and it will be read aloud.
Our team are on hand to help you every step of the way with getting to grips with Read&Write. We can schedule online webinars, phone calls or even an onsite visit, simply get in touch.