Instructions for Setting Up Email and Populi


** If you have difficulty with your student Gmail account (i.e locked out, forgotten password, etc.) please contact Jennifer Arel, the Google Mail IT administrator at jarel@holyapostles.edu or call 860.632.3070

Objective

  1. Successfully set up Holy Apostles email account
  2. Successfully set up Populi user account

Please note: Holy Apostles email and the Populi college management system are two separate user accounts.

SETTING UP EMAIL

1. Access Sign in page for Google.

  • Type complete email address (for example, tutorial@holyapostles.edu)
  • Type in temporary password
  • Click “Sign in”

1a. If multiple Google accounts are showing, select “Add account” to set up another user account in Google.

2. Welcome to your new account page

  • Type in the numbers that you see in the picture
  • Click “I accept. Continue to my account.”

3. Please change your password

  • Type in new password twice (Password must have 8 characters or more)
  • Click “Change password”

4. Welcome to Google Apps Page

  • Simply click on “Let’s get started!”

5. Your services at holyapostles.edu Page

  • Simply click on “Gmail”

6. Gmail Inbox

  • In Gmail, look inside the Inbox for an email from Populi. Click the “Welcome to Holy Apostles College and Seminary” email.

7. Inside the Populi email, follow the instructions to set up Populi password

  • Note your username (example, thacs)
  • Click on the link “click here”

SETTING UP POPULI USER ACCOUNT

1. Set Populi Password Page. Create a Populi password.

  • Note requirement for password: 10 characters, at least one uppercase letter (example, R), one lowercase letter (example, r), and one number (example, 4).
  • Type the new password two times, twice in PASSWORD and CONFIRM text boxes
  • Select checkbox
  • Click “Save Password and Log In”

1a. Words and check mark will turn green

  • When you meet the password requirements, select words will turn green and green check marks will appear

2. Successful set up of Populi user account

  • When you reach the Home>Dashboard page, you successfully set up your Populi user account!

SIGNING IN TO GOOGLE FOR THE FIRST TIME

1. Help us keep your account secure” Page

  • When you sign in to Google for the first time, you may arrive at a page titled, “Help us keep your account secure”.
  • If you see this page, simply click “Skip”

2. GOOGLE SEARCH PAGE

After pressing “Skip” you may arrive at a Google search page. If you do, simply click the square icon and, then, select “Mail”.


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