Category Archives: General

Add Zoom Extension to Chrome

To add Zoom as an extension to your browser, go to the link zoom.us/download.

Once you reach the site, scroll down until you find the “Extensions for Browsers” Section.

After you click the extension for chrome, you will be brought to a page to install the extension.

From there the extension will give you the option to “Schedule a Meeting” for a later date or “Start a Meeting” which will begin one instantly with whoever you’d like.

For further assistance with actually scheduling a meeting, attached is a great video from the Zoom support page. Click Here

Default Mail Handler

Change how “mailto” links are handled in the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.

How to set your “mailto” email link handling in Firefox and Google Chrome.

Firefox

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In Firefox: (1) Click on the “Firefox” application menu.
(2) Select “Preferences…”

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Chrome

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Log in to your Dana GMail account.
(1) Click on the “handler” icon (double-diamond) in the right or the URL address bar.

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In the resulting popup:
(1) Select “Use Dana Hall School Mail”
(2) Click “Done”.

Connecting to Dana Hall WiFi on a Mac

This will walk you through how to connect to Dana Hall WiFi on your Mac using your Google Apps account.

Choose a WiFi Network

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(1) Click on the WiFi menu bar icon in the upper right corner of your screen
(2) Select “DHS Campus WiFi”, which will bring up a login window asking for a username and password

Login Using Google Apps Account

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(1) Make sure “Mode” is set to “Automatic”
(2) Enter your Google Apps username and password
(3) Make sure that “Remember this network” is checked off so that you will stay connected next time you use your Mac on campus
(4) Click join

Verify Certificate

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After you’ve joined the network click “Continue” on the “Verify Certificate” pop-up, which allows your computer to store your password.
Give your computer a moment to finishing connecting.

Confirm Connection

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Look again at the WiFi menu bar icon in the upper right corner of the screen and it should be filled in black.

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If you click on the WiFi icon should see that “DHS Campus Wireless” has a check mark next to it.
This means you’ve successfully connected to the on campus wireless network!

Click here for instructions on how to connect with an iOS device