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Unlimited Google Drive Storage for Education

Unlimited Google Drive Storage for Education

It is official!  Google announced a few months back that they would be upgrading the Drive for Education to include unlimited storage and the upgrade has been applied to our FIT Google Apps for Education accounts. What does this mean to you? Unlimited storage: Store as many Google Drive files, Gmail messages, and Google+ photos as […]

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How to Check for Suspicious Activity on Your Account

How to Check for Suspicious Activity on Your Account

Google Apps for Education offers a multitude of security features including allowing you to monitor how your account is being accessed through the Activity Information panel. This is one of the easiest ways for you to ensure that your account isn’t being accessed without your permission. “The Activity Information Panel” allows you to check what browser, […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Quick Guide: Is 2-Step Verification Right for You?

Quick Guide: Is 2-Step Verification Right for You?

Have you heard about 2-Step Verification? Are you thinking about using it for your FIT Google Apps for Education? Follow our quick guide to find out if it is right for you. What is 2-Step Verification? 2-Step Verification is an additional security feature designed to prevent unauthorized access to your Google account. How does it work? […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Gmail Sent Mail Folder Workaround

Video: Gmail Sent Mail Folder Workaround

I have had a few requests for help with the fact that Gmail does not allow you to move sent messages from your sent folder into another folder/label. Gmail’s sent label is more like a search result than it is an actual folder. So, to get around this you will need to create a filter […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Creating an Office Hours Calendar in Google

Video: Creating an Office Hours Calendar in Google

Need to create an appointment slot calendar for students to sign up for office hours, or do you need others to have the ability to requests times with you? This tutorial will show you how to set up and share your Google calendar as an appointment calendar. Enjoy!  See our Google Tutorial Videos Playlist for […]

October 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Gmail Labels, Filters and Advanced Search

Video: Gmail Labels, Filters and Advanced Search

Please check out our newest video in the Google Apps for Education playlist on best practices for using labels, filters (rules) and the advanced search options in Gmail. Enjoy! Have any tips that you would like to share? See more Google related help, tips, and tutorials on our FIT Google Help Site.

October 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Docs: New Sharing Window

Docs: New Sharing Window

A small change to note when sharing Google docs. When you hit the “Share” button to any Drive folder or file we are used to seeing a window open with a list of who you are sharing that docs with (if anyone) and the auto link generated at top of that dialog box. Looks like […]

October 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Week in the life of Google at FIT

Week in the life of Google at FIT

As we are approaching the last few dates for groups to migrate to Google here at FIT, I thought it would be interesting to share some of the numbers and stats of how FIT is using Google Apps for Education. To date, approximately 28,000+ active students and 2475 total staff and faculty have been migrated to […]

October 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Share Gmail searches with friends

Share Gmail searches with friends

Do you have that one person in your life (or maybe more) that always say they just can’t find that email you sent to them? A new shortcut in Gmail allows you to send the url to that email to that special someone so that it comes up in their own inbox. Sure, you could […]

October 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Overview of Google Sites

Video: Overview of Google Sites

  Have you tried out Google Sites yet? Looking for a little help to point you in the right direction? You have come to the right place. This week SADA Systems, our migration consultants, held a webinar on getting started with Google Sites including some tips on sharing and delegating editing permissions to your site. […]

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