Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts Contents Invite People Hangout Settings Troubleshooting 1. Invite People To send an invitation, go to hangouts.google.com. Log in with your GPS Google account. To start a hangout immediately Click Video call. Type a name for the hangout. Click the blue arrow. This starts the hangout. Click Invite People. Type in the email address […]

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How to Create and Share a Playlist in YouTube

First create a YouTube Channel, directions here. Directions for creating a playlist Source: Support.google.com Start with a video you want in the playlist. Under the video, click Add to . Click Create new playlist. Enter a playlist name. Use the drop-down box to select your playlist’s privacy setting. If it’s private, people cant’ find it when they search […]

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How to Create a GPS YouTube Channel and Upload Videos

Everyone at GPS has a YouTube account as part of their Google Drive. You must create a YouTube channel to upload videos, comment, or make playlists. To export videos from your iPad or Mac to YouTube, click here. Sign in to YouTube Open your browser to youtube.com. Sign in with your GPS credentials by clicking the sign-in button on […]

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How to Backup your Laptop with Google Backup & Sync

Quick instructions Open Chrome. Log out of your personal Gmail if you have one. Click this link to Download Backup and Sync. Drag the app to the Applications folder, open the app, and sign in with your GPS credentials. The Backup and Sync Preferences window will open. Click My MacBook Air (Pro) on the left to choose files/folders to […]

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Google Drive: How to Create, Share & Access Folders & Files

How to create folders in Google Drive Open your Google Drive app (or go to drive.google.com on a laptop) and be sure you are logged in to your GPS account. Click the New button   (laptop, top left) or the blue + sign  (iPad, bottom right) and select Folder. Title the folder and click Create. […]

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Sharing a Google doc with a prompt to make a copy

Thank you to Erin Bas for this tip! One of Google’s greatest strengths is that collaborators can work on a document in real time. This can be a problem, however, if you want to provide a Google document to a class for individual or group work. Asking them to make a copy usually ends up […]

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How to edit MS Office files in Google Drive

If you’re using a Chromebook or the most recent versions of the Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps on your phone or tablet, you can already edit Office files. If you’re using a computer Download the Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides Chrome extension. From Google Drive, double-click any Office file to start editing. The […]

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