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GOOGLE DRIVE

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The New Google Drive Plug-In for Microsoft Office

Google Drive is always making strides to work better with Microsoft Office. The ability to easily convert Office Files into Google format has been around for awhile now. With their newest release, Google is allowing you to save Office Files ..more ›

Updated on July 22, 2015 by

Prevent People From Downloading, Copying or Printing Your Drive Files

Preventing viewers from downloading a Google Drive file has been a highly requested feature for a long time now. I am happy to report, the wait is finally over. Not only can you disable all downloading and printing options for ..more ›

Updated on July 16, 2015 by

Add Attachments to Google Calendar Events

A meeting is rarely “just a meeting”, there is prep work to be done and documents that need to be read before any productive discussion can take place. Adding attachments to Google Calendar events is a great way to ensure ..more ›

Updated on July 10, 2015 by

How to Hide Private Info in a Shared Google Doc

You don’t have to be an international spy to want to keep some aspects of a document private. Google’s native sharing settings are only capable of sharing an entire Doc or keeping an entire Doc private. What do you do if ..more ›

Updated on June 26, 2015 by

How to Convert Images of Text Into Editable Google Docs

Google continues to blur the line between physical and digital. What used to only live on ink and paper can be edited right in your Drive. The OCR (Optical Character Recognition) feature in Google Drive can convert an image of ..more ›

Updated on June 19, 2015 by

GMAIL

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Schedule a Policy to Automate the Password Reset Process

Try BetterCloud for Google Apps Free for 30 Days —–> Create A Password Policy Password security is paramount. Along with 2-step verification, a regularly changed password is one of the most important aspects of a secure Google Apps account. Wouldn’t ..more ›

Updated on July 28, 2015 by

Color Code Your Email Labels In Gmail

I don’t lose track of emails. If you tell me what topic an email was covering, I can find it in seconds, without the use of the search bar. You too can easily locate any email by topic with this ..more ›

Updated on July 23, 2015 by

How to See If Your Sent Emails Are Actually Being Read

Sending an email shouldn’t feel like throwing a message into a black hole. Even before you get a reply, it is helpful to know if your email was even read by the recipient. With email read receipts, the curtain is ..more ›

Updated on July 21, 2015 by

Add Custom Backgrounds in Inbox by Gmail

Inbox by Gmail has been out for 8 months now, and one of its biggest shortcomings, an inability to customize the interface, finally got a solution. For awhile it seemed every Inbox user was stuck with the same grey background, ..more ›

Updated on July 7, 2015 by

Delegate Access to a User’s Inbox Without Compromising Their Password

Try BetterCloud for Google Apps Free for 30 Days —–> Get More Security You should never give out your Gmail password to anyone. But sometimes it is necessary for a Google Apps user to access another user’s inbox. This is ..more ›

Updated on July 2, 2015 by

ADMINS

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Schedule a Policy to Automate the Password Reset Process

Try BetterCloud for Google Apps Free for 30 Days —–> Create A Password Policy Password security is paramount. Along with 2-step verification, a regularly changed password is one of the most important aspects of a secure Google Apps account. Wouldn’t ..more ›

Updated on July 28, 2015 by

How to See If Your Sent Emails Are Actually Being Read

Sending an email shouldn’t feel like throwing a message into a black hole. Even before you get a reply, it is helpful to know if your email was even read by the recipient. With email read receipts, the curtain is ..more ›

Updated on July 21, 2015 by

Delegate Access to a User’s Inbox Without Compromising Their Password

Try BetterCloud for Google Apps Free for 30 Days —–> Get More Security You should never give out your Gmail password to anyone. But sometimes it is necessary for a Google Apps user to access another user’s inbox. This is ..more ›

Updated on July 2, 2015 by

Get Regularly Scheduled Reports About Your Google Apps Domain

Try BetterCloud Free for 30 Days —–> Get More Insight A large aspect of managing a Google Apps domain is reporting. It is essential to know the breakdown of your domain at any given time. In the Admin Console there ..more ›

Updated on July 2, 2015 by

How to Create a Shared Out of Office Calendar

Summer is finally here and you are probably noticing some empty desks around the office. It can be hard to tell who is on vacation and who is just taking a lunch. This is why you need to create a ..more ›

Updated on June 2, 2015 by