The Top New iOS 11 Features for iPad and iPhone

Apple released iOS 11, its newest operating system for iPad and iPhone, on September 19. Below are the top iOS 11 features important for students and teachers. Control Center redesign An extended iPad Dock with multitasking functionality A new Files app similar to Finder on a Mac laptop Finally! In iOS 11, you can create a screen […]

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Bug in iOS 9 Causes Links to Crash

Update 4/1/16 Yesterday Apple released iOS 9.3.1 which includes bug fixes, including the bug that was causing links to crash. To update, go to Settings > General > Software Update to download. _________________________________________________________________________ If you are having trouble with web links not working when you tap them on your iOS 9 enabled iPhone or iPad, […]

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The Best New Features in iOS 9

Apple released iOS 9.3 on March 21, 2016 – another update for the iPhone & iPad operating system. Below are 6 new features you don’t want to miss! 1. Night Shift “Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep. Night Shift uses […]

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Curbi for iPad: “Curb, Block, Watch”

Can I put a time limit on my child’s iPad use at home? There is not a time limit setting that comes installed on the iPad by default, but parents can install an app called Curbi to add functionality like time limit profiles for bedtime and study, specific website blocking, and restrictions. These will remain in place while your daughter is at home. This functionality […]

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How to Print from the iPad & iPhone to the New GPS Copiers

Step 1: Print with AirPrint Tap the share icon and choose Print. You might have to tap AirPrint now depending on the application you are printing from. In the Printer Options window, tap Select Printer. Tap GPS_Airprint. Wait a few seconds for the Password window. In the Password window, type your GPS user name (without […]

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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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The New Outlook App for iPad & iPhone

The new (January 2015) Outlook app really is outstanding and has more features than Outlook for the Mac! Download the app on an iPad or iPhone here. This app replaces the OWA app for Outlook. Favorite Features Mail is sorted into Focused and Other tabs; less important emails are automatically placed into Other. The sorting is very intuitive but also customizable. […]

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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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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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