How to Set Family Sharing

Start or join a family group using Family Sharing Use these steps to set up Family Sharing. You can start a new family group and invite people to join, or you can join someone else’s family group. Family Sharing makes it easy for up to six people in your family to share each other’s iTunes, […]

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Learn about Family Sharing

Family Sharing A new way to bring harmony to your family’s digital life. Family Sharing makes it easy for up to six people in your family to share each other’s iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases without sharing accounts. Pay for family purchases with the same credit card and approve kids’ spending right from a parent’s device. […]

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How to setup GPS email for iPad & iPhone

Instructions for how to setup GPS email on the Mail app for iPad or iPhone Open Settings > tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars > tap Add Account > tap Exchange (not Outlook). Type in your GPS email address including the @gps.edu, GPS password, and change the description from Exchange to GPS (or whatever you would like to call your email account). Click Next, then Done. If you are […]

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How to Block Someone: Messages and Phone

From settings on the iPhone or iPad Open settings > messages > blocked > add new (this opens contacts, so the number must be added to contacts first). You will not receive phone calls, messages, or FaceTime from people on the block list. From a message on the iPhone or iPad Tap on a message from the […]

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Save the Earth! How to Reduce Paper use at GPS

Alarming Facts Last year we printed approximately 150,000 pages at GPS. That is the equivalent of 1500 pounds of paper. Printing 9 black and white pages costs the same as 1 color page. Paper waste facts from the Clean Air Council The average American uses about the equivalent of one 100-foot-tall Douglas fir tree in paper and wood products […]

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How to Arrange for iPad Repair

In the event that your GPS-purchased iPad or laptop is damaged or not working properly, please do not use a third-party (non-Apple affiliated) repair service, as you could inadvertently void the warranty. To begin the repair process, please choose from the 2 options below, depending on whether the iPad is covered by AppleCare+. Once you […]

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How to Adjust iPad/iPhone Notifications

Notifications on your iPad or iPhone can alert you to new emails, messages, appointments, or information from installed apps like weather and news; however, notifications during class can be disruptive. Please use the guide below to disable notification sounds and popups. Do Not Disturb For a quick way to silence all notifications, swipe up from the bottom […]

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How to Turn on Do Not Disturb for iPhone/iPad

How to cancel all sounds, calls, messages, and notifications Method 1 Tap on Settings > Do Not Disturb > Slide to on (green) Set Allow Calls From to Everyone, No One, or Favorites Method 2 Swipe up from the bottom of the device screen to access the Control Center Tap the half-moon icon for Do Not Disturb (icon is white) Tap […]

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