GMail

GMail is where you will go to read emails exchanged by both schools, teachers, students, and classmates. Before signing into GMail, make sure you are logged out of all personal Google accounts. If you do not know your FRSU38 email address and password, ask your parent/guardian, or teacher. You can also reach out to the Help Desk at help.frsu38.org or call M-F 7:3o AM - 4:00 PM at 413-665-1155 option 2.

Signing Into GMail

Three ways to get to GMail:

A. Open Google Chrome and type mail.google.com

B. Click the “Gmail” link in the top right corner

C. Click the google Apps menu (3x3 Waffle), Click GMail

Signing into GMail

  1. Enter your FRSU38 email address. Click Next.

  2. Enter your password. Click Next.

You will be brought to your GMail Inbox.

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Read and Reply to an Email

On the main screen, you will see emails that have been sent to you. Click an email to read it.

If you need to email the person back, click the “Reply” button

Type your message to the person.

Click the blue “Send” button to send the email to the perso

Compose an Email

  1. Click “Compose A new message window will pop up.

  2. In the “To” field, type the name or email address of the person that you want to send an email to.

  3. In the “Subject” field, type what the topic of the email is.

  4. In the body of the email, type your message to the person.

  5. Click the blue “Send” button to send the email to the person.

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Manage Your Inbox

Let GMail automatically filter your incoming messages by setting up a default Inbox.

  • Open Gmail.

  • At the top right, click Settings .

Use Priority Inbox by clicking

  • Important first

  • Unread first

  • Starred first
    Note: You'll see the Important, Unread, and Starred sections appear at the top of your inbox. You can see the rest of your email under Everything else.

  • Open Gmail.

  • At the top right, click Settings .

  • Under Inbox Type, under Default click customize. Choose an option:

    • Primary

    • Social

    • Promotions

    • Updates

    • Forums

Each checkbox will create a tab in your inbox so that you can quickly see filtered messages.

Or use Priority Inbox by clicking

    • Important first

    • Unread first

    • Starred first
      Note: You'll see the Important, Unread, and Starred sections appear at the top of your inbox. You can see the rest of your email under Everything else.


    • Priority Inbox - Priority Inbox separates your inbox into 3 sections—Important and unread, Starred, and Everything else—and makes an informed guess about which messages are the most important to you.


Troubleshooting

"I can't send my student an email."

Our students accounts are not allowed to send or receive email from accounts outside of frsu38.org. If you need to share a picture or document:

  1. Download the file, then upload it to the student's Google Drive.