Free up space on your laptop

Read first: It is highly recommended that you create a backup of your MacBook Air before deleting files on your computer. Instructions for how to backup your computer with TimeMachine can be found here: Backup your laptop with Time Machine. A full startup disk is something that every Mac user will experience. And luckily, it’s a […]

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How to Change the Email Arrangement to Date Sent in the Mac Outlook App

Conversations group emails according to a threaded conversation, which can make it difficult to notice new emails. The solution is to change the email arrangement to “Date Sent” rather than “Conversations.” Option 1: For the new Outlook App 2016 Open the Outlook App Click on the View menu at the top of your screen Move your cursor […]

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How to Arrange for MacBook Air 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 MacBook Air was purchased from GPS or […]

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Help! My Mac Will not Startup or or is Slow

Possible problems Your Mac is acting “strange” Fan is running continually or loudly Battery indicator disappeared Battery is full one minute and then needs to be plugged in a few minutes later Mac will not startup Trackpad is not functioning No Wi-Fi connection Dock icons are bouncing for a long time Mac is slow or shuts down slowly […]

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Help! My Battery Won’t Charge or the Icon Disappeared

Possible problems Your Mac is acting “strange” Fan is running continually or loudly Battery indicator disappeared Battery is full one minute and then needs to be plugged in a few minutes later Mac will not startup Trackpad is not functioning No Wi-Fi connection Dock icons are bouncing for a long time Mac is slow or shuts down slowly […]

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Help! My Fan Sounds Loud and Won’t Stop

Possible problems Your Mac is acting “strange” Fan is running continually or loudly Battery indicator disappeared Battery is full one minute and then needs to be plugged in a few minutes later Mac will not startup Trackpad is not functioning No Wi-Fi connection Dock icons are bouncing for a long time Mac is slow or shuts down slowly […]

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I Can’t Login to MyMathLab or MathXL

MyMathLab and MathXL Login Be sure you are on the correct login page: click MyMathLab or MathXL Type the user name and password you created in math class If still unable to login Try another browser (Chrome or Firefox) Enable Java Script, Plugins, and Popups (Safari menu > preferences > security tab > uncheck block popups) Update Adobe flash (be sure […]

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How to Take and Edit a Screenshot on a Mac

Save a Screenshot to Your Desktop Hold down these keys together: Command-Shift-3 – a picture of your entire screen is saved on your desktop Hold down these keys together: Command-Shift-4 – click and drag to select a part of your screen; a picture of the selection is saved on your desktop Save a Screenshot to your Clipboard (to be pasted elsewhere) […]

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How to Install LoggerPro from GPS 6 on a Mac

Follow these steps to install LoggerPro Change your privacy settings: Click on the Apple icon (top left of your screen) > System Preferences > click on the Security and Privacy icon. Step 1: Click the lock icon on the bottom left and type your password in the pop-up box. Step 2: Under “Allow apps downloaded […]

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OneDrive for Mac: Never Lose a File Again and Have Access on All Your Devices

Download OneDrive for Mac and backup all your files! About OneDrive for Business for the Mac Everyone at GPS has an Office365 account with access to (1) Online email at mail.gps.edu (2) OneDrive cloud storage (unlimited space), (3) the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) both online and downloadable to any computer and (4) Microsoft apps […]

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