Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Bookmark Basics


With Macalester's new Email and Google Apps Login page, you may need to update your Email or Google Apps browser bookmark to reflect the new web link: mail.google.com. Locate your computer's operating system and browser from the list below. Follow the relevant instructions to update your bookmark. If you need assistance with bookmarks, contact the ITS Help Desk at helpdesk@macalester.edu or 651.696.6525.



Mac OS X Safari

more info on setting bookmarks with Safari
  1. Right-click (option + click) on this link: http://mail.google.com.
  2. Select Add Link to Bookmarks...
  3. Add this page to: Bookmarks Menu (default)
  4. Name it: Email
  5. Click Add.

Mac OS X Firefox

more info on setting bookmarks with Firefox
  1. Right-click (option + click) on this link: http://mail.google.com.
  2. Select Bookmark This Link
  3. Type its Name: Email
  4. Leave it in the Folder: Bookmarks Menu or Bookmarks Toolbar
  5. Click Save

Mac OS X Chrome

more info on setting bookmarks with Chrome
  1. Copy http://mail.google.com.
  2. Click the "Star" found at the right in the address bar.
  3. Click Edit...
  4. Type it's Name: Email
  5. Folder: Bookmark Bar
  6. URL: paste https://mail.google.com.

Windows 7 Internet Explorer

more info on setting bookmarks with Internet Explorer 10
  1. Right-click on this link: http://mail.google.com.
  2. Select Add to Favorites...
  3. Type it's Name: Email
  4. Create in: Favorites or Favorites Bar
  5. Click Add.

Windows 7 Firefox

more info on setting bookmarks with Firefox
  1. Right-click on this link: http://mail.google.com.
  2. Select Bookmark This Link
  3. Type it's Name: Email
  4. Leave it in the Folder: Bookmarks Menu
  5. Click Save

Windows 7 Chrome

more info on setting bookmarks with Chrome
  1. Copy http://mail.google.com.
  2. Click the "Star" found at the right in the address bar.
  3. Click Edit...
  4. Type it's Name: Email
  5. Folder: Bookmark Bar
  6. URL: paste http://mail.google.com.

Google Apps Core Services Bookmarks

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