How to Make Outlook your Default Email

Dilemma: I want to share items from the internet via email, but my Apple mail opens instead of Outlook. Directions In order to email articles directly from your internet browser, you must first have the Outlook app set up on your Mac. Open the Apple Mail  application. On the Mail menu at the top of the screen, […]

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How to send MyGPS bulk messages via email

Teacher dilemma: “I need to send a message to the 8th grade class, and because it has an attachment, I can’t use MyGPS. What do I need to do to send this e-mail?” MyGPS allows teachers, coaches, or group leaders to send bulk communication to class or group members from the roster (or advisees) tab. The bulk […]

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How to Subscribe to a MyGPS School Calendar

Teachers, parents, and students can subscribe to a MyGPS calendar (RSS feed) which will sync to your personal Outlook or Apple calendar. Calendar feeds can include your daily schedule (students & faculty), games & practices, school events, employees, or the entire US or MS calendars. Whenever there are changes to calendar events in MyGPS, the calendar feeds that […]

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Outlook: How to Turn “Clutter” On/Off

In Outlook 2016, “Clutter” can help you filter low-priority email, saving time for your most important messages. The email server keeps track of the email you read and the ones you don’t. Once you turn it on, Clutter is automatic. As new email comes in, it takes messages you’re most likely to ignore and puts […]

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How to Create or Change your Signature in the New Outlook for Mac 2015

 Girls Preparatory School email signature guidelines: It is recommended to use the signature template provided below to create your email signature. Background images or patterns for emails should not be used. The standard font is Calibri, size 14. Signature template Firstname Lastname Title Girls Preparatory School | 423.634.5555 Directions for creating a signature in Outlook […]

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How to navigate in GPS online email (Office 365 Outlook)

GPS email can be accessed using any web browser. The email sign in window also opens your Microsoft Office 365 account (provided to all students, staff, and faculty). Please follow these instructions to login Click this link or paste it into your browser: http://mail.gps.edu. Login to your Office 365 account using your GPS email and password provided by the IT […]

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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 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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