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 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 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 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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What are templates in Google Docs?

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides now offer you an option to build your document based on a template, allowing you to focus more on the content itself and taking care of the formatting with a few clicks. You have the option to choose from a variety of documents, spreadsheets or presentations based on a library […]

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Why does Google Forms look different?

You may have noticed that Google Forms looks different. It has now been updated with new designs, features, and functions. Due to the rework, your forms are now more mobile-friendly, and now offer you more customization options – you can now customize it with your own logo or photo, and quickly insert images, GIFs, and videos. It […]

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How do I setup my Bmail and Calendar?

If you are an incoming Bucknell University student, you will receive a Bmail account. Bmail (Google Apps for Education at Bucknell University) is the email system that all faculty, staff, and students use for all online communication – email, chat, documents, calendar, hangouts, etc. Your email address looks something like abc123@bucknell.edu.  You must use your Bucknell password […]

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