Posts Categorized: Tech Tip

Using Outlook Webmail as a Separate App

The Webmail version of Outlook provides the fastest, most stable way to connect to your District email. It can be opened on any device by following this link: https://outlook.office.com/mail/inbox. One of... Read more

Chromebook 10th Anniversary Feature Updates

Improved Screen Capture Tools, including Video Capture Chromebooks now include a more convenient and powerful screen capture tool. Students can access it from the Quick Settings Menu at the bottom right... Read more

Viewing PDFs in Chrome

Your Chrome browser has a setting that controls whether or not you are able to view PDFs directly in the browser. In most cases you do want to view PDFs... Read more

Exile Unwanted Microsoft Emails

SD61's recently upgraded email service now comes with automated messages supplied by Microsoft. Some people like these mails and others definitely do not. If you are in the later camp... Read more

Connecting to External Teams Meetings

You may be invited to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by an external organization such as the BC Ministry of Education. Please follow these instructions to join the meeting using... Read more

Using GVSD Exchange Online Email

To increase the security of district email, reduce load on our servers, and provide future compatibility with Microsoft 365 products, SD61 moved our Email service to Exchange Online in December... Read more

Re-Orienting Your Workspace

Google likes to switch things up on a regular basis. Unlike the venerable Microsoft Office suite, which has used the same name for its products since floppy disks were a... Read more

Reducing PDF File Size

There are occasions where you need to upload a PDF but the website has a strict limit on file size. If your PDF is too large to meet the site's... Read more