How to connect to GPSWireless

Mac OS X Click on the WiFi logo in the menu bar at the top of your screen as pictured above. From the drop-down menu, click on GPSWireless. When asked for a username and password, enter your GPS email address without the @gps.edu. For example if your email address was jdoe@gps.edu you would only enter jdoe. […]

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How to Change the Email for your Apple ID

Follow these steps to change the email address that you use as your Apple ID. Sign out of every Apple service and device that uses your Apple ID. Sign in to your Apple ID account page. In the Account section, click Edit. Under your Apple ID, click Change Email Address. Enter the email address you want […]

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How To Set the Default PDF Application: Preview or Adobe

To set all PDF files to open in Preview or Adobe by default, follow these simple instructions: Download any PDF file to your Mac Desktop. Open Get Info (File menu > Get Info. | Command-I) Click on the disclosure triangle next to Open with: Select your preferred application: Preview.app or Adobe Acrobat Pro Click Change […]

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How To Setup “Find My iPhone/iPad/Mac”

iCloud: Set up Find My iPhone Before you can locate your devices, you need to set up Find My iPhone on an iOS device or a Mac that meets minimum system requirements. Important: To see all your devices in Find My iPhone, use the same Apple ID when you set up each device. Set up […]

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How to fix iBook or app download problems

Having trouble with an iBook or app download? Is iBooks or an app frozen? Try these tips! Be sure you are connected to the GPS or other wireless iPad: Settings > Wi-Fi. Try turning the Wi-Fi off and back on. Mac: At the top of your screen, click the Wi-Fi icon. Try turning the Wi-Fi off and […]

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GPS Self Service App

All GPS laptops and iPads come with the GPS Self Service App installed. The Self Service app is the school’s own app store, where you have free access to apps like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Creative Suite (laptops only – Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Lightroom, etc.), and many others. All school apps are either preloaded […]

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Switching to an Alternative Language Keyboard

Quick accent marks Press and hold a key and type the number of the corresponding accent mark (while continuing to hold the key down). For example, accent choices for the letter e include the following: Add an international keyboard (alternate input source) Click on the Apple logo on the top left of your Mac and […]

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New 9-10th Technology Orientation FAQs

This is a transcript of the Backchannel used during the New 9th and 10th Grade Technology Orientation Hi! Please type any question you have!1:10pm, Tues, Aug 4, 2015 by Mrs. Resnick How do i change the color of my dock? 12:08am, Tues, Aug 11, 2015 by MayaP19 The dock is transparent, so it changes with […]

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Projecting a Mac or iPad with Apple TV and/or Reflector

Teacher and students’ iPads and newer MacBook Air laptops can be projected wirelessly using AirPlay. Connecting via AirPlay Turn on your projector and choose the correct channel to display your computer (usually Computer 1 or Computer 2). To access AirPlay on the iPad or iPhone, swipe up from the bottom of your device, click the […]

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How to Access GPS Server Folders

Several departments use shared public folders to store department documents; however, these folders should not be used to backup important work.  All backup should be done on Google Drive. How to access the server folders PC Click the Windows Explorer icon on your taskbar (at the bottom of screen) or search for Windows Explorer. In the address […]

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