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Creating a contact group / adding people to a group in a GAFE account

 NOTE:  Use Google Chrome as your web browser.

STEP 1 – Navigate to the Contacts area of your nlesdonline GAFE account.

One way is via contacts.google.com .

A second way is via the “Gmail” area of your account.  In the Mail drop-down menu (top left), choose Contacts.

A third way is via drive.google.com . Click on the “waffle” icon and then the Contacts icon

STEP 2 – Click on New Group.

STEP 3 – Enter a name for the group and click on OK.

 STEP 4 – If you click on the black triangle (“triangle right”) next to My Contacts, a “drop-down” will appear and you will see the group that you created.

 STEP 5 – One way to add someone to a group:

(1) Click on/highlight the group (eg. Chess Club).

(2) Click on the  icon.  

(3) Type in an email address.

(4) Click on Add (or hit “enter").

  STEP 6 – A second way to add someone to a group:

(1) Click on My Contacts.

(2) Check the box next to the person you want to add to a group.

(3) Click on the “Groups” icon.

(4) Check the box next to the group you are adding the person to (eg. Chess Club).

(5) Click on Apply.

STEP 7 – A third way to add someone to a group is via the Directory:

(1) Click on the Directory.

(2) Type in a name in the search bar.

(3) Click on the search symbol (or hit “enter”).

4) If there is only one person in the Directory with that name, the screen below will appear.

5) To add this person to a group: (i) Click on the “Groups” symbol  (ii) Check the box next to the group you are adding the person to (eg. Chess Club)  (iii) Click on Apply

6) If there is more than one person in the Directory with the name you search, to add a person to a group:

  (i)   Check the box next to the person you want to add to a group.

  (ii)  Click on the “Groups” symbol.

  (iii) Check the box next to the group you are adding the person to (eg. Chess Club).

  (iv) Click on Apply.

 

NOTE:  You can also search the Directory by first or last name in order to find someone to add to a group.  For example, you’re looking for someone named “Julia” but her last name momentarily escapes you.  Search for “Julia” and (i) scroll through the names.  You may have to (ii) select another page.  Then continue as in (6) above to add a person to a group.