Using Google Calendar & Gmail on your Smartphone

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Android Device

GMail

Delete Exchange email from Android Smartphone

iDevice

Add Gmail to your iDevice

Add Google Calendar to your iDevice

Adding Gmail and Calendar to the iOS Mail/Calendar applications

Delete your Seymour Outlook Email/Calendar account from iDevices

Android Device

You can view the video tutorial on how to add Gmail/Calendar to your Android device here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JGPAMwqeRBC6J5GIUaRQWVhaFuWCgRbv 

GMail

All Smartphone require an email address.  Most users will already have a Gmail.  This guide is to add Seymour’s Gmail as your secondary email.

1. On your Smartphone go to Apps and open Gmail

2. Click the hamburger (menu key) left of “Primary”. The full menu will open.

3. Next to your name and personal email, click the drop down arrow.

4. Select + Add Account

5. Select Google

6. Enter your Seymour Email, click Next.  Add your Password, click Next

7. You will now have both accounts on your Smartphone.

8. To toggle between Personal and Work, click arrow to open up the drop down menu.  You can select the other email.

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 Delete Exchange email from Android Smartphone

You can view the video tutorial here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tqRRlto7GC9ooN74XxmtCu48gXcdma5d 

1.   Go to Settings

2.   Select Cloud and Accounts

3.   Select Accounts

4.   Select Microsoft Exchange

5.   Select the Ellipsis

6.   Select Remove Account

7.  Confirm the removal of your account

iDevice

You will need to download the Gmail and Google Calendar applications from the App Store

GMail - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gmail-email-by-google/id422689480?mt=8 

Google Calendar - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-calendar/id909319292?mt=8 

 

To view the video tutorial on how to add Gmail to your iDevice click here:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1t1eeWTgE4_4lu11LaX2l_cpDJBVqChrN 

Add Gmail to your iDevice

1. Open the Gmail application and click on Sign In

2. Click on + Add Account

3. Enter your Seymour email address

@seymour.k12.wi.us

and click NEXT

4. Enter your password and click NEXT

5. If you have other Google emails (personal) your account will appear in the list.  Make sure the button for your Seymour account is turned on.

   

6. Gmail will ask to send you notifications when you receive a new email message.

You can choose either option based on your preferences.

7. You will be able to see your emails.

Click on the hamburger (3 lines at the top left) to view other folders.  

8. Scroll down the page to find your folders

9. Click on the main screen to return to your inbox.  

To compose a new message click on the pencil in the bottom right corner.

10. You can compose your message.  

Click on the paperclip to add a file from your phone.

Click on the  to send your message.

11. From your list, click on a message to open and view it.

Clicking on the box will archive your message.

The Trash can will delete your message.

The envelope will make your message appear unread.

12. Clicking on the 3 dots (ellipses) will open up additional options to move, label, and print a message.

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Add Google Calendar to your iDevice

1.  Open the Google Calendar application and click on Sign In

2.  Click on + Add Account

3.  Enter your Seymour email address

@seymour.k12.wi.us

and click NEXT

4.   Enter your password and click NEXT

5.  If you have other Google Calendars (personal) your account will appear in the list.  Make sure the button for your Seymour account is turned on.  Click Get Started.

6.  Your Calendar will open up.

Click on the hamburger (3 lines) in the top left corner.

7.  You can change your calendar view and scroll through your shared calendars..

8.  Click on the Month at the top of the screen to view the entire month. Click on the day to view your events.

9.  Events you have been invited to and are waiting for you to reply will be white.

10.  Click on an event in your list to see the event details

To edit the event click on the pencil.

To close the event and go back to your calendar click on the X

To delete the event click on the 3 dots . . .

11.  To add an event to your calendar click the + button in the bottom right corner.

12.  It will open up 3 options to add a Goal, Reminder, or Event

A box will open and you will complete the information.

13.  Enter your event details and click SAVE.

You return to your calendar page.

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Adding Gmail and Calendar to the iOS Mail/Calendar applications

If you prefer to use the iOS Mail and Calendar apps below are directions to add your Seymour Gmail and Calendar to your iDevice.

1. Open your iDevice Settings

2. Scroll down and click on Accounts & Passwords

3. A new screen will open. Scroll down and click on Add Account

4. A new screen will open. Click on Google

5. A login screen will open. Type in your Seymour email address and click NEXT.

6. A new screen will open. Enter your Seymour password and click NEXT.

7. Once you are logged into your account a screen will appear to choose what features you want to use. Turn on Mail, Contacts and Calendars to add your Seymour accounts.

Click SAVE

8. You can now access your Seymour email and calendar using the iOS Calendar and Email

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Delete your Seymour Outlook Email/Calendar account from iDevices

You can watch the video tutorial on how to delete your Outlook account from your iDevice here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1voXLMT3tVyQ41Y81p9JYcNVH_0gEqyi1 

1.  Open your Settings application on your iDevice

2.  Scroll down to Accounts & Passwords

Click on your Seymour School District account.

3.  Click on Delete Account

4.  Verify you want to remove the account and contacts. Click on Delete

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