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Instructions for doing common things either on your personal page or this site.

Add the Old Glory Calendar to my personal Start Page

Change My Password

Add the Old Glory Calendar to my personal calendar settings

Personalize My Start Page

Forward my troop mail to another e-mail account

















Add the Old Glory Calendar to my personal Start Page

To add the Old Glory Calendar to your person start page,

  • Navigate to your start page and sign-in this will will allow you to personalize your page.
  • select "Add Gadget"
  • Select "Communications"
  • Find the "Google Calendar" Gadget
  • select "Back to Homepage"
  • Click on the edit link in the calendar gadget this is where you can personalize the google calendar.
  • Under one of the calendar URL text boxes enter this address http://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/oldglorytroop499.com_5tdov56ci4ut41aaio69a5s8go%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic. Now all of the Old Glory Events will be listed on your start page.  You can add multiple calendars to this gadget and color code them as you desire.

Change My Password

From the personalized Page Click the E-mail Link, this will take you to your e-mail account
 
Click Settings (Near the upper right corner) to change your password. Here's how to change your password:
  1. Open the Accounts tab after you click Settings.
  2. Click Change Password.
  3. In the new window, enter your current password, choose your new password, and re-enter it.

Make sure you create a unique password to help keep someone from breaking in to your account. Here are a few tips for creating your password, and keeping it safe:

  • Never tell anyone your password.
  • Never write down your password. Even though your password will look random to others, think of a way to remember it so that you don't have to write it down.
  • Change your password periodically.
  • Don't choose a dictionary word as your password. Be creative.
  • Include punctuation marks. Mix capital and lowercase letters. Use numbers. A variety of characters makes it harder to guess a password.

Add The Troop Calendar to My Calendar Page

  • Go to calendar.oldglorytroop499.com

  • If you have not signed in with your old glory account, then please do.
  • If you see "Old Glory Troop 499" as an option under "My Calendars" it and it is unchecked, then check it as an option and you're done.
  • If you do not see "Old Glory Troop 499" as an option under "My Calendars" then you need to add it to your list of calendars.
  • Click the "Add" link just above "My Calendars"
  • Select "Add A Public Calendar"
  • Enter "Old Glory Troop 499" in the Search For box and click the "Search Public Calendars" button
  • You should see "Old Glory Troop 499" as a calendar option, Click the "Add to Calendar" button
  • Click the "Back to Calendar" link
  • You should see the Old Glory Troop 499 calendar as an option, and it should be checked.  If you don't see any calendar information click the "refresh" or "reload" button of your browser, and you should now see the calendar.

Forward my troop mail to another e-mail account

From the Old Glory Troop 499 Inbox

  • Click on "Settings" in the upper right corner
  • Click on "Forwarding and POP/IMAP"
  • In the section of the page labeled "Forwarding:"
  • select the "Forward a copy of incoming email to" option
  • enter the e-mail address you want the mail forwarded to in the text box
  • in the drop down box next to that select the option for what to do with the e-mail you can
  • keep Old Glory Troop 499's copy in the inbox
  • archive Old Glory Troop 499's copy or
  • delete Old Glory Troop 499's copy
  • Click "Save Changes" and the e-mail will start forwarding when it arrives