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Google Group Message Archives

Did you know that every email message sent to Academy Personnel or your Team or your Department or ANY Google Group are all stored forever in the Google Group Archives? You can access the Archives and find any and all old messages…here is how!

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Set Reminders in Google Calendar

Google Calendar has a helpful feature for your To-Do List called Reminders.    Reminders will help keep your day organized and productive.  Reminders can be used to remind you to pick up the dry cleaning or you can use Reminders for a longer To Do List for work or school.   The Reminders will follow you from day to day on your calendar and keep reminding you until you mark them as done.

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Recent & Starred Files in Google Drive

Finding files in Google Drive can sometimes be challenging.  A few built-in shortcuts may help you navigate your files more efficiently – Recent and Starred files.
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Add More Fonts in Google Docs

Bored of the same fonts?  Need to find a special font for a project or report?   Google has hundreds of fonts to choose from.  You can also change your default font for all new documents. Continue reading “Add More Fonts in Google Docs”

Gmail Canned Response

If you find yourself typing the same messages or text blocks over and over, you will want to use Gmail’s Canned Responses. Continue reading “Gmail Canned Response”

Manage Two Gmail Accounts in Chrome

To simplify your online life, you should keep your Brewster and personal email completely separate.  If you have a personal Gmail account, you can easily toggle between accounts in Chrome. Continue reading “Manage Two Gmail Accounts in Chrome”

When in Doubt…Restart!

Slow Computer?

Spinning Beach Ball?spinning-beachball.png                        Documents, Photos or Applications not opening? Phone not acting normal?

Here is a quick fix… RESTART!

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Personalize Your Gmail Look

Gmail “Themes” are now available to the Brewster Community.  Personalize the look of your Gmail interface. Continue reading “Personalize Your Gmail Look”

Google Drive’s File Duplication Indicator

When making the transition to Google Drive you may have numerous files and folders to upload and convert. In the process of uploading folders and files, it can be confusing what you have uploaded and what is remaining to be uploaded.  If you worried that you may have already uploaded the folder of files, Google will let you know by issuing them with unique file names.  If there are uploading files with the same name as existing files in your Google Drive, the new files will be saved with a number suffix in the file name. This ensures that nothing will be overwritten and lost.

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