Google Apps: How to share files or folders

Google Sharing Basics Any type of file can be stored in Google Drive on your computer and online. Non-Google files like Word, Excel, or Powerpoint, can be shared from Google Drive, but the files can not be edited in Drive, either by the user or collaboratively. Microsoft files must be downloaded and edited in the corresponding application. To […]

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Introduction to Google Drive and G Suite for Education

All GPS students and employees now have a GPS Google Apps account. This account gives you access to Google Drive for online file & media backup (with unlimited storage space!) and Google Apps for Education (now called G Suite) including Docs, Sheets, Slides, YouTube, etc.  Google Drive is so much more than online storage. It provides the following 3 major features as part of […]

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How to Create your GPS Google Drive Account

All GPS students and employees have access to a GPS Google Apps account. If you are logging into your GPS Google Drive account for the first time, you will connect through MyGPS. For more information on Google Drive and G Suite for Education, click here. How to create your GPS Google Apps account Open Chrome. If you have a personal […]

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Learn how to use the Google Photos App for iPhone and iPad

Free up space on your iPad or iPhone with Google Photos The Google Photos app displays all the photos and videos that are in the Google Photos library located in the cloud on Google’s servers. The library in the cloud can include automatic backup copies of all photos and videos that are saved locally on the phone or […]

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How to Export Video from an iPad or Mac to your GPS YouTube

All GPS employees and students have a Google Drive account that includes all Google Apps: Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc. YouTube is also included. If you have not connected to your GPS Google Drive account, follow the directions here. To create your own GPS YouTube channel and upload videos, click here. Export a video to YouTube from an […]

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MyGPS Students: How to Upload Files to an Assignment

Time to read: 2 minutes. Almost any type of file can be uploaded from your laptop or iPad to a MyGPS assignment created by your teacher. The teacher determines whether files and other media can be submitted online and how many files you can upload per assignment. These directions also work for student submission from the iPad. Students should […]

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How to login to Google and find shared documents

Time to learn: 2 min These instructions show you how to login to Google Drive and locate a document shared with you. Quick Mastery Steps Login to MyGPS and click the Google Drive button (next to Official notes) On the left sidebar, click Shared with me. Any document, file, or folder can be shared; only Google […]

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Google Drive: How to Edit a Shared Document

Time to learn: 2 min Editing To edit the document simply start typing; Google Docs saves automatically. If 2 or more people are editing the document at the same time, a small colored flag with that person’s user name will follow their typing. Commenting box To comment on the document, select some of the text […]

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