Using Google Team Drive

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. Google Team Drives are shared spaces where groups of people can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device. […]

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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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What’s New with Bmail?

Learn about the new Bmail (or Gmail)! Review the following link from Google Support, or refer to this overview (adapted from linked page). Learn what’s new in Gmail from Google. This Gmail update lets you customize your inbox to better suit your working style. You can now sort emails without opening them, create Google Calendar […]

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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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How do I secure my Android phone?

Note: These instructions provide an overview of setting up these features on a generic Android phone.  Your specific phone may vary based on manufacturer or Android version. All individuals with Bucknell-owned Android smartphones and/or personally owned Android phones with Bucknell email are required to setup security features including digital security lock as well as remote […]

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How do I post as my Google Group?

If you have a Bucknell Google Group and you would like to send email messages from your Bmail that appear to come from the group email address, you must complete these instructions. Navigate to the Google Group. Select Manage Scroll to Basic permissions.  Note the current permissions. Use the drop down menu to select Public, so […]

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How do I backup files on my computer?

If you are a Bmail user, you have unlimited space available for you to store files in on Google Drive. It is always a good idea for you to backup files on your system. If you wish to do so, you have the option of uploading files on Google Drive in order to back them up. […]

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