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Features to make using your Windows devices easier

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You can make your Windows devices easier to use - Computer, laptop or tablet

Find information and tips for using the accessibility features available in Windows products. There are features to meet your specific needs - Vision, Hearing, Speech, Mobility, Learning, Age-Related.

  • Most Ease of Access options are available in Settings
    Select the Start Start symbol button, then select Settings > Ease of Access
    or hold down the Windows logo key on the keyboard (bottom left section) and tap the u key (Win+u)

OR click the links below to find further information:

TEACH YOURSELF ONLINE
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET 

Click here for an introduction to the Internet from GCFLearnFree, providing info on how the Internet works, how to connect to and browse the Web.
Click here to go to our SeniorNet Nelson Help Centre "Teach Yourself" section for helpful links to learning digital skills such as Zoom (used to conduct Interest Groups and meetings online when needed).

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TEACH YOURSELF ONLINE
AN INTRO TO GOOGLE DRIVE AND DOCS

Click here to go to a tutorial from GCFLearnFree which also contains videos. Once you have the basics of using Google Drive you will know how to use this cloud-based program to create and share documents (Google Docs), spreadsheets, presentations.
Click here to watch an easy-to-follow video with Anson Alexander.

google drive

TEACH YOURSELF ONLINE
AN INTRODUCTION TO EMAIL AND GMAIL

Click here for an easy tutorial from GCFLearnFree on common email features, proper etiquette, email providers and the features included with an email account.
Click here to watch an easy-to-follow video with Anson Alexander on how to use Google’s Gmail - how to compose emails, manage received emails, and access contacts.

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TEACH YOURSELF ONLINE
AN INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE CALENDAR

Google Calendar is a powerful, free service you can use to organise your schedule and create events, manage multiple calendars and share them with others.
 Click here to go to a tutorial from GCFLearnFree which also contains videos.
Click here to watch an easy-to-follow video with Anson Alexander.

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