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Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook

Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook Getting started using Gmail with Outlook For Microsoft Outlook classes at DWC, you may need to setup an Outlook account on a home or personal computer.  We have some general guidelines to help you create your Outlook account as smoothly as possible. It is important to note that most DWC student accounts use gmail.  You may need to update settings for your gmail account before creating the Outlook account. Once created, Outlook will connect to Gmail and use IMAP/SMTP settings to communicate....

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Email’s Evolution Allows Seamless Communications on Multiple Devices

Email’s Evolution Allows Seamless Communications on Multiple Devices I have no idea how many times I check my email each day. Whether from my phone, laptop or desktop, I use email most from within a few moments of waking up to right before I go to sleep. It’s become something of an addiction, but I also get a couple hundred emails each day, making it necessary to stay on top of the rush. Recently, I helped a friend set up Microsoft Outlook on her laptop. Outlook is a powerful application that helps control email, calendar, contacts and more. It’s called a...

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Get Your Head Into the Cloud

Get Your Head Into the Cloud There’s no turning back. Cloud computing is the next phase of the Internet’s evolution. This new era is shuffling bulky desktop PC’s out the door and access to unlimited amounts of data storage and software packages into your pocket…well, if that’s where you keep your phone. More and more businesses are moving to the cloud for many reasons. Some include: Data storage and backup (a.k.a. disaster recovery) Document uploads and shared management—instead of emailing multiple versions around...

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Going Further with Microsoft Outlook

Going Further with Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Outlook offers several features that can help organize your busy life. If you’re just getting started with Outlook, check out Part 1 of this series here. One often overlooked feature that exists within Outlook is the fact that you can click and drag emails in order to create new contact information, calendar items, and tasks. Dragging the selected message to the Calendar, Contact, or Task tab on the left-hand pane of your Outlook window will automatically pull up a prompt to...

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Getting Started with Microsoft Outlook

Getting Started with Microsoft Outlook These days, it is not uncommon for an individual to have two or more active email accounts. Using a tool like Microsoft Outlook allows users the ability to consolidate all of their email accounts into one convenient location. Outlook is not just an email tool, however. Outlook also integrates useful features such as a fully integrated calendar, task manager, and contact manager. As it is with almost any Microsoft product, knowledge of the toolbar will help any user with ease of use. In...

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