Mac Starter Guide By Apple

This is a free, interactive iBook for teachers or students new to the Mac. Click on the book image above or here to download a copy in iBooks. “Mac gives teachers and students new ways to create, learn, collaborate, and be more  productive.This guide is designed for educators who are new to Mac, and shows them how to personalize […]

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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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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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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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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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How to add a printer and print from a Mac or iPad

Sending your print job to Mac_Secure_Print allows you to login and print, copy, or scan from any of the GPS copy machines distributed throughout the GPS campus. Scroll to the bottom for locations. Step 1: Send your print job to the copier Please ask any member of the IT team or Library to add the Mac_Secure_Print […]

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How to Check for and Install Microsoft Office Updates for Mac

Microsoft Office updates for the Mac fix critical issues and improve security. If you are having problems with any Office program, the first solution is to check for and install updates. How to Check for Updates Open MS Word (or any Office program), click on the Help menu, and choose Check for Updates In the Microsoft […]

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How to Download a Free Copy of the Microsoft Office Suite

Everyone at GPS has an Office365 account with access to Online Outlook email at mail.gps.edu. There is a link in Outlook online email for downloading the Microsoft Office Suite of apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote Step 1: Download the MS Office 2016 installer package and install Office 2016 Open your browser (Safari or Chrome) and go […]

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