Welcome to Gmail
Introduction to Gmail
Kathryn Bergeron
Systems Librarian
Baldwin Public Library
248/554-4650
Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.o...
Computer & Internet Use at the
Library
• Acceptable Use Policy
– Obey all laws regarding copyright
– No obscene/harmful to...
Internet Safety
• Privacy
– Personal information
– Passwords
– Financial information
• Security
– Email, chat, other servi...
What is Email?
• Electronic format – send & receive mail
• Internet based
• Can send to groups of people at once
• Can sen...
Understanding Your E-mail Address
BaldwinPublicLibrary@gmail.com
4 parts to an email address:
1. User Name: BaldwinPublicL...
Sample email addresses:
president@whitehouse.gov
marthastewart@omnicorp.com
support@hp.com
Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
Step 1: Go to: http://www.gmail.com
Step 2: Click on “Create an account”
Step 3: Fill out the required information
Step 4: Check your username’s availability
Step 5: Put your security question in place
Step 5: Type the characters
Step 6: Accept the Terms of Services and
create your account
Step 7: Click “Show me my account”
Your New Gmail Account
Compose Messages Here
Pick Up Messages Here:
Click on the Subject Line to see the message:
Eg: “Acc...
To SEND a message
1. Enter your recipient’s email
2. Enter a subject
3. Type your message here
4. Click Send
1. Hit Reply
2. Type your recipient’s email address
3. Type your message
4. Click send
To REPLY to a message
1. Click Forward
2. Type your recipient’s email address
3. Type any additional message
4. Click send
To FORWARD a message
1. Click the arrow on the message you want to delete
2. Click Delete this message
To DELETE a message
1. Click the delete button at the top
To DELETE a conversation
1. Click the “Sign Out” link at the top
To SIGN OUT of Gmail
1. Click “Attach A File” (Shown here as “Attach Another File)”
To ATTACH a file to a message
2. Click Browse
3. Find Your ...
1. Click on the link that says “Settings”
To CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD
2. Click on the link that says “Accounts”
3. Click on th...
1. Click on the link that says “Change Password”
To CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD
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For more information…
Kathryn Bergeron
Adult Services Librarian
248/554-4650
Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
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Learn all about Gmail, a free email service, set-up an account, and learn the basics of creating, sending, and forwarding a message.

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  • Mail analogy:
    User name: address
    @: stamp
    Provider: USPS/UPS/FedEx – all different places to get the same thing
    Password: key to your mailbox/PO Box
  • Candy!
  • Introduction to Gmail

    1. 1. Welcome to Gmail
    2. 2. Introduction to Gmail Kathryn Bergeron Systems Librarian Baldwin Public Library 248/554-4650 Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
    3. 3. Computer & Internet Use at the Library • Acceptable Use Policy – Obey all laws regarding copyright – No obscene/harmful to minors material – No damage to equipment or network – No personal software – No illegal activities
    4. 4. Internet Safety • Privacy – Personal information – Passwords – Financial information • Security – Email, chat, other services • Safety – Meeting online “friends”
    5. 5. What is Email? • Electronic format – send & receive mail • Internet based • Can send to groups of people at once • Can send pictures, articles, documents, etc…
    6. 6. Understanding Your E-mail Address BaldwinPublicLibrary@gmail.com 4 parts to an email address: 1. User Name: BaldwinPublicLibrary 2. @: at 3. Provider: gmail.com 4. Password
    7. 7. Sample email addresses: president@whitehouse.gov marthastewart@omnicorp.com support@hp.com Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
    8. 8. Step 1: Go to: http://www.gmail.com
    9. 9. Step 2: Click on “Create an account”
    10. 10. Step 3: Fill out the required information
    11. 11. Step 4: Check your username’s availability
    12. 12. Step 5: Put your security question in place
    13. 13. Step 5: Type the characters
    14. 14. Step 6: Accept the Terms of Services and create your account
    15. 15. Step 7: Click “Show me my account”
    16. 16. Your New Gmail Account Compose Messages Here Pick Up Messages Here: Click on the Subject Line to see the message: Eg: “Access Gmail on your mobile phone”, or “Import your contacts and old email”
    17. 17. To SEND a message 1. Enter your recipient’s email 2. Enter a subject 3. Type your message here 4. Click Send
    18. 18. 1. Hit Reply 2. Type your recipient’s email address 3. Type your message 4. Click send To REPLY to a message
    19. 19. 1. Click Forward 2. Type your recipient’s email address 3. Type any additional message 4. Click send To FORWARD a message
    20. 20. 1. Click the arrow on the message you want to delete 2. Click Delete this message To DELETE a message
    21. 21. 1. Click the delete button at the top To DELETE a conversation
    22. 22. 1. Click the “Sign Out” link at the top To SIGN OUT of Gmail
    23. 23. 1. Click “Attach A File” (Shown here as “Attach Another File)” To ATTACH a file to a message 2. Click Browse 3. Find Your File (Try your “Desktop” or “My Documents”) – Items on a Flash drive are kept in the E: Drive Under “My Computer” 4. Click Open
    24. 24. 1. Click on the link that says “Settings” To CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD 2. Click on the link that says “Accounts” 3. Click on the link that says “Google Account Settings” Slide 1
    25. 25. 1. Click on the link that says “Change Password” To CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD Slide 2
    26. 26. For more information… Kathryn Bergeron Adult Services Librarian 248/554-4650 Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org Presentation Slides Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/KABergeron/gmail-1
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