How do I check my spam folder and remove legitimate messages?

Spam is email you did not ask for and do not want.  There is a spam filter built into your Bmail to remove unwanted messages from your inbox.  Your spam folder contains all those messages until they are 30 days old.  After 30 days, spam messages are automatically deleted. Most of the time, your spam […]

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What does Bucknell support for email and calendaring?

Bucknell uses Google’s G Suites for email and calendaring. This is our only supported program – we do not install or assist with Apple Mail, Outlook, Thunderbird, iCal, or any other software for accessing Bucknell email and calendaring.  Chrome is the recommended browser for using G Suites. For phones, we support and recommend using the […]

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How do I set up Bmail and Calendar on my iPhone or iPad?

We recommend using the Gmail app for accessing your Bucknell email on your iPhone or iPad. Download the Gmail app from the App Store. Open the app and log in with your Bucknell email address (including the @bucknell.edu), then click on Sign in. You may be prompted to sign in to our blue and white […]

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How do I create an individual contact group in Bmail?

Google has excellent documentation here for viewing, grouping and sharing your contacts. This documentation describes how you can create an label (also known as a mailing list, or contact group) and populate it so that you can send to a group of people by just typing the name of the label. For example, you might […]

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Using Google Shared (Team) Drives

While My Drive in Google Drive works extremely well for individuals who would like to store content online, and share that content with others, it offers only limited functionality for groups and teams. Request a Shared Drive Google Shared Drives (formerly known as Team Drives)  are shared spaces where groups of people can easily store, […]

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How do I add religious holidays to my Bmail calendar?

To help you be aware of important religious holidays when scheduling events, our friends at Google have made it very simple to add holidays from several religious traditions to your Bmail calendar. Here’s how to do it: Go to your Bmail calendar, and click on the + next to "Add a coworker’s calendar" on the […]

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How do I share a Google Doc with anyone at Bucknell?

When you create a document in Google Drive, the sharing settings default to allowing only you to view and edit the document. (You can see them by hovering your mouse over the “Share” button, as shown in the screenshot below.) If you want to make your document viewable to anyone at Bucknell, though, you can […]

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Get more from Bmail!

Learn what’s new in Gmail from Google. Google is constantly changing Gmail, and this page describes some options that will enable you to be more productive and organized with your email. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: Gmail, Bmail, inbox, snooze, suggested, replies, Keep, user, interface, update

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What is Google Drive File Stream and how do I use it?

Google Drive File Stream and Google Backup and Sync are two desktop apps that will replace the Google Drive app. Drive File Stream is currently being implemented in Bucknell accounts. With Drive File Stream, you can quickly sync and access local files on your hard drive to Google Drive. The following graphic by google summarizes […]

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How do I enable spell check in Bmail in Chrome or Firefox?

If you’re in Bmail and you find that you no longer have the little squiggly lines under your misspelled words, you may need to re-enable spell check in your browser. The available option is slightly different in Chrome and Firefox, but the process is the same. Go to Bmail and click on the Compose button […]

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