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TABLETS (Android) Part 1                                    to Return to Workshop Availability...... Click HERE
This workshop is for members with a tablet using the Android operating system. If you are a new user or have been using the tablet for some time but find some aspects/functions of the tablet puzzling this course will help you become familiar and comfortable with your tablet.  During the classes you are encouraged to ask questions and will be given individual help with your tablet. 

E-Mail Workshop                                                          to Return to Workshop Availability...... Click HERE

NOT Gmail      This 2 hour Workshop will help you understand the basics of email. Email programs can be on your personal computer. GMail is not covered as there is a Workshop specifically covering this topic. Workshop includes basic processes of sending / receiving email messages; sending / receiving attachments; opening an attachment; sending and receiving messages when away from home.  

Backing Up Data                                                       to Return to Workshop Availability...... Click HERE

Donít take the risk of a computer failure with the subsequent loss of all documents/pictures/videos, maybe years of work. With a regularly updated backup all those files can be replaced.  An up-to-date backup can also be used to transfer files to a new computer. The workshop covers backing up your files to a USB Pen Drive or External Hard Drive, using the copy and paste method. We will also look at the Windows 10 File History app, this can be set to automatically back up user files such as Word documents, Excel Spreadsheets, Photos, Email contacts and messages.  The Workshop does not cover backing up the operating system files or backing up programs which can be replaced using the original CD/DVD etc. 

Download from Your Digital Device                      to Return to Workshop Availability...... Click HERE

For this Workshop students bring their own digital camera and learn how to download pictures from your camera onto the computer.  Covers creating and organizing Picture Folders on the computer. Connecting the Camera to the Computer; Using a USB Card Reader. Download Photos using Windows Explorer and Picasa.

Excel (Introduction)                                                 to Return to Workshop Availability...... Click HERE

Excel is a very versatile and useful program included in the Microsoft Office package. This workshop covers the basics of creating a spreadsheet and is a great way to get a grounding in the program. A simple spreadsheet and will be prepared so that the principles of these very useful routines can be learned. For those wishing to learn more about Excel a four week course is available.

 TABLETS- Part 2 (Android)                                   To Return to Courses Availability...... Click HERE

A follow-up to Part 1 Ė Covers more advance features;  download and install/uninstall an app, use the Android Browser to search on the Internet; add bookmarks: to use Notes, select text and cut, copy and paste. You will use the File Manager, the Settings app, email settings, mail accounts, add a mail signature.  Copying files between Tablet and PC, Backup and restore data will be demonstrated.

Facebook Workshop                                           To Return to Courses Availability...... Click HERE                                      

Facebook is a social media website to connect people and share experiences and photos etc., having a Facebook account can be a useful way to keep in touch with family and friends. During this Workshop you will set up an account; add your profile; explore Facebook Home page; look at privacy and sharing settings and blocking unwanted communication and adding Photos and logging outof Facebook.  

Getting to Know Win 10 "Edge" Browser To Return to Courses Availability...... Click HERE

This new 2 hour Workshop is designed to show you what you have been missing when using Microsoft Windows 10 Edge, the browser that replaces the earlier Internet Explorer.  Many new tools are included in Edge all helping to make your browsing and searching on the Internet more efficient and interesting. The Workshop will cover Edge browser overview; Changing the home page; Searching using tabs; Add a page to Favorites; Using the Hub (a centre point for access to other tools) Add notes, highlights to a webpage; Snip sections from a page and paste into a document. A look at Edge settings, make changes to Edge to look and operate the way you prefer. You are sure to enjoy and get helpful information from this Workshop







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