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Computer Literacy 1 Transition Plus Services
1.Define 2.Register for an account 3.Log into 4.Compose, address and send s 5. Reply to s 6. Forward s Objectives
7.Work with attachments 8.Move and delete s 9.Understand basics of etiquette 10.Understand security risks Objectives
is Electronic Mail In this lesson, you will learn how to create and work with a Gmail account. Define Other similar hosts include:
An address looks like this: Define
Go to Then, click on create an account in the upper right hand cornerwww.gmail.com Register for an account
Begin filling out the form with your first and last name Register for an account
Choose a username that is identifies who you are and is professional Register for an account
Your username should identify who you are because it lets people know who is ing them. It is also professional. Usernames Professional usernamesUnprofessional usernames patriciamilbrathg0ingbananas Patricia.milbrathcrazy4u0923 Jrtolkien7cupcak3s93
Choose a password that combines letters, numbers and special characters Register for an account Type your password again
Your password should be include uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and special characters like ! and # Letters, numbers and special characters are all types of characters Each website will specify how many characters and what type of characters your password must have Passwords
The easiest way to remember a complicated password is to create a sentence with it Examples: Canof7up! Iamthe#1student Whatis2+2? Passwords
Register for an account Enter your birthday and gender
Register for an account Enter your birthday and gender Enter your cell phone number and another address (like your MPS ) Google needs to know these things so that they have a way to get ahold of you if you forget your password or there are problems with your account
Register for an account Enter your birthday and gender Remember CATPCHAs? Enter the words you see here
Log into To log in, enter your username and password on the main page. Then, click Sign in.
18 Compose, address and send To write a new , click Compose.
Compose, address and send To address an , type the address of the person you want to send an to. If you are sending it to more than one person, separate addresses with commas.
Compose, address and send The subject of an briefly states what your message is about
Compose, address and send The body of an is where you type your message When you have finished typing your , press send
Open and reply to s When you have a new or unread in your inbox, open it by clicking on the subject line.
Open and reply to s In Gmail, you can reply to an by clicking either of these links
Open and reply to s Reply vs. Reply All If you click reply, you will only reply to the sender of the . If you click reply all, you will reply to the sender of the plus all other recipients of the .
Open and reply to s Let’s say your teacher, Patricia, sent an to the entire Computer Literacy 1 class. If you click reply, your message will be sent to Patricia. If you click reply all, your message will be sent to Patricia and all of your classmates.
Forward s In Gmail, you can forward an to another person by clicking here You can also forward by clicking here and selecting Forward
An attachment is a file you send along with an It could be a picture, word document or any other type of file It is usually symbolized by a paperclip attachments
Click on “attach a file” to attach a file to an If you have received an with an attachment, click the hyperlink to the file to open or save it
Move and delete s To move an to a particular folder, click on it’s checkbox and select “Move to”. Then, choose where you’d like to move the file.
Move and delete s To delete an , select the and click on the trash icon.
Netiquette (internet etiquette) guidelines: etiquette Avoid typing in all capital letters Always fill in the subject line Use appropriate/professional greetings and closings when typing your message
etiquette WHEN SOMEONE RECEIVES AN WRITTEN IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, THE READER MAY THINK THE WRITER IS YELLING AT THEM, LACKS TECHNOLOGY SKILLS OR IS IMMATURE.
You should always fill in the subject line of an . It lets the reader know what to expect. Subjects should be meaningful and brief.
etiquette Professional greetingsUnprofessional greetings DearWhat’s Up Good Morning/Good AfternoonHey GreetingsHi Professional closingsUnprofessional closings SincerelySee ya RegardsLater Thanks/Thank youTTYL
Use caution when opening an from an unfamiliar source and avoid opening suspicious attachments. Suspicious attachments could contain a computer virus (software that can harm a computer by corrupting data). Avoid giving out personal information, especially financial information, to unfamiliar people. Security risks
Junk mail and spam Some hosts like Gmail automatically filter spam. To view your spam, click on the Spam folder. Spam is unsolicited commericial sent to many people at the same time to promote products or services. Spam is also called junk mail.