How do I setup Vacation Responder before my account is suspended?

Setup Vacation Responder Message Completing this step will send an automated response to all senders of emails received by your username@bucknell.edu account.  Log in to Bmail. Locate the Gear Icon at the top right hand corner and click on Settings. Scroll down to the Vacation responder section (stay in the “General” tab). Select Vacation responder […]

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Account Separation FAQ

Steps for all Separating Accounts Note: Please start these instructions as soon as you are notified that your accounts will be deleted.  Do NOT wait until your account expiration date to start this process. STEP 1: Create a personal email address and notify Human Resources or Alumni Relations. Create a personal email account and then proceed […]

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How can I check the security settings on my Bmail account?

It’s a very good idea to check the security settings on your Bmail account regularly, such as each year on Safer Internet Day! Login to Bmail.  Click the Apps Launcher (small grid in the top left corner). Click on My Account. Locate the Security Checkup. Follow the prompts to review your security settings. Contact the […]

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How can I tell if an email is a phishing attempt?

If you think you got a phishing email, please follow these steps: Don’t panic!  Take a deep breath and read the email message thoroughly.  The phishers are counting on upsetting you so much that you don’t read the message very well.  You can stop them right now by paying attention to all the details in […]

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How many email messages can I send from Bmail?

If you are attempting to send large volumes of messages, you may find that Google prevents you from sending email.  Consult this documentation from Google for specific sending limits: https://support.google.com/a/answer/166852?hl=en If you need to send more email messages than allowed, contact the Tech Desk for assistance.  We can work with you to find appropriate solutions for […]

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What are Google Docs & Drive?

Google Docs & Drive are online web applications connected with a student, staff, or faculty member’s Bmail account that allows them to create and store documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Both apps can be accessed by selecting the apps menu in the top right corner of one’s Bmail inbox and then clicking the Docs or Drive […]

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What exactly does the new “Explore” panel in Google Sheets do?

Auto-analyze your data in Google Sheets with “Explore” Your data may not always make sense to you. The new feature, “Explore”, in Google Sheets, allows you to easily visualize trends in your data and gain a better understanding of it by automatically creating charts and surfaces insights based on the information available in your sheet. […]

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How do I use voice typing in Google Docs?

Available in over 40 different languages, voice typing is a new feature in Google Docs that lets you type simply by speaking into your microphone. To do this, select Voice Typing in the Tools menu, activate it using the microphone button, and start speaking. Google docs will transcribe your words into the document automatically. Learn […]

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