The PROBUS Club of Applewood
in Mississauga
Tech Tips
(for rookies)
CONTENTS
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) for free!
How to email photos from an Android Phone
How to email photos from an iPhone
How to add a shortcut to our website to your computer
Microsoft Office for Free
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Email Photos from an Android Phone
Click one of the following links to watch a YouTube video or read a document showing how easy it is to email photos from your Android phone.
 
Email Photos from an iPhone
Click one of the following links to watch a YouTube video or read a document showing how easy it is to email photos from your iPhone.
Remember, with a YouTube video, you can pause it while you try the next step. You can also back it up a bit to repeat the instructions.
Remember, with a YouTube video, you can pause it while you try the next step. You can also back it up a bit to repeat the instructions.
Put a shortcut to the club website on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone
Open a browser and go to the Welcome page of our website. Copy the address (the URL), then close the browser.
Right click your mouse on the desktop (background) and select "new|shortcut" from the menu.
In the shortcut window that opened paste the URL address into the location. Then click "Next".
Type in "Applewood Probus" to name the shortcut. Click "Finish".
Right click on the image above and select "Save as", then find "Downloads" in the folder tree on the left of the window and "Save".
Next, right click on the generic Applewood Probus icon and select "Properties. Click the "Change icon" button.
Click the "Browse" button and select the "Downloads" folder.
Double click the Applewood.ico file, then click "Ok", then "Apply", then "OK. You're done!
Want a nice image of an apple instead of the generic image?
Android (Samsung, LG, Motorola, etc.) phones and tablets
Open your Chrome browser and go to the Welcome page of our website.

Tap on the menu button - three dots or three lines.

Select "Add to Home Screen" then tap "Add".

Select "Add Automatically" and you're done.
 
Apple iPhones and iPads
Launch the Safari browser. Open our website to the Welcome page.

Tap on the "Share" icon and select "Add to Home Screen".

Customize the title if you want to.

Tap the "Add" command and you're done.
If you're having a problem doing something with your computer, tablet or smartphone maybe we can help. Email us here and we'll try and get you an answer. If your problem is generic we can include the solution in our Tech Tips.