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What Are The Googman's (Senior Googamerican) Live Rate Consult Fees?

A (Live) Online Session With The Googman Is Only $29.00 Per Session Up To An Hour Provided Google Items Like Gmail And Or Google Calling Are Used. Without These, Fees Will Depend Upon Set Up Time.

But It Is Well Worth It...


The Global World We Are In Right Now Requires Us To Become Very Familiar With The Internet And It's Pitfalls.

Google Has Made The Transition For A Disabled Guy Like Myself Much Easier And Will Do The Same For Seniors Finding Themselves A Bit Slower, Having Side-Effects From Medications And Sometimes From Living Alone In A More Complex World Than They Were Raised In... 

Accessing Google Apps

How do I log in to Google Apps?

  1. Start Here..[Apps Log In].
  2. Log in with your existing user name and password. <<add any necessary details>>

Can I access my Google Apps account from another email program?

No, [googman] does not support the use of POP3 or IMAP to access your Google Mail in another email program, such as [Microsoft Outlook/Lotus Notes].

How long will it take me to get up to speed with Google Apps?

You should be able to begin sending and receiving mail, scheduling calendar events, and managing contacts right away, without any trouble. Becoming accustomed to Gmail's unique mail management features such a conversations and labels can take a bit longer. Within a week, however, many people find they are not only comfortable with Google Apps, but they appreciate the benefits and no longer miss their old application.

Can I open my email or calendar in new tab (not a new window)?

Yes, if you set up your browser to open links in a new window or tab.

Tip: If you want to open Google Mail or Calendar in a new tab instead of a new window, change your settings in Internet Explorer. Go to Tools >Internet Options>Tabs>Settings, and click Let Internet Explorer choose how to open pop-ups.

Can I access Google Apps before my [Outlook/Notes] account is migrated?

No, you can't access Google Apps until you migrate your account from [Outlook/Notes] to Google Apps.

Can I access Google Apps offline?

No, you must be connected to the Internet to access Google Apps. However, Google is working on a product that will allow offline access to Google Mail.

Google has an early version of a new tool that provides offline access to your most recent email messages. To enable the feature, click the Labs icon (green flask) in the upper-right corner of your Mail window. Then, under Offline, click Enable.

Note: Google Mail Labs is a collection of new ideas for Google Mail features that you can try. Please be aware that these features are not officially "released" and can change, become unstable, or disappear at any time.

Do I need to use the VPN to access Google Apps when I'm offsite?

No, you can just go to you Google Apps URL to access your email and calendar.

If you are outside of our network, you must first connect to the VPN before you can access Google Apps.

Requirements and Language Support

Which web browsers can I use with Google Apps?

As of 2010 Google Apps supports the following other browsers 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 7+
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0+
  • Apple Safari 3.0

Are there any other system requirements?

No. Because Google Apps runs in a web browser, you just need to use a supported browser.

What languages does Google Apps support?

The interface for both Google Apps Email and Google Calendar are available in over 50 languages. For a list of the available languages and instructions on how to set a different language, refer to the Gmail Help Center.

Accessing [Outlook/Notes]

Can I still access my [Outlook/Notes] email and calendar after the migration?

Yes, you can access your [Outlook/Notes] account in "read-only mode" to view your email and calendar. However, you can't make any changes, schedule events, or send email in [Outlook/Notes].

Can I still work with my coworkers who are still using [Outlook/Notes] now?

Yes, you can continue to send and receive email with your coworkers. You can also view and schedule meetings with [Outlook/Notes] users, and even see their free/busy status. <<applies if using Google Connectors>>

Other General Questions

Will my email address change?

No, you'll continue to use your existing email address.

Will we have access to Google Labs?

We won't provide access to Google Mail Labs at this time.

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