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Introduction to Keio Mail

Introduction to Keio Mail

Gmail, that is one of the functions of G Suite for Education(formerly Google Apps for Education), is used as the email system.

What is G Suite for Education(formerly Google Apps for Education)?

It is a set of services that Google provides for educational institutions and that lets users comprehensively use functions such as Email, Calendar, Chat, and Online Storage.
It differs from services that Google provides for general users, but the layout of the screen and the way the functions are used are the same
Please see the page, Education Services, for details of the services.

Principal merits

  • In addition to the email function, it has a collaboration function that integrates Calendar (scheduler), Drive (online storage) etc.
    Examples: You can share large volume files with other people online.

    1. You can also read or edit files in various formats on your browser.
      You can share and export or import schedules.
  • Individual capacities are unlimited* as of November 2014.
  • You can also use machine translation compatible with the languages of more than fifty countries.

Reliability and Security

  • Google operates the world’s top class security measures. For details, please see Security and Privacy.
  • With G Suite for Education(formerly Google Apps for Education), all data belongs to Keio University or to individual users. Google will not check its contents or use it for advertising purposes.
  • When you cancel your account, all your data will erased from Google servers.

Email Service (Gmail)

With the new system, Gmail, that is one of the functions of G Suite for Education(formerly Google Apps for Education), will be used as the email system.

User's manual

Refer to the Google Apps User Manual.

Non-mail Services

The following services can be used.
Refer to "User's Manual of G Suite(formerly Google Apps)" for the method.

Service Outline Reference URL
Groups Creating mailing lists and discussion groups Google Groups Help Center
Drive Preparing and sharing documents etc. on line Google Drive Help Center
Calendar Organizing and sharing schedules Google Calendar Help Center
Contacts Managing email address and other personal information Contact the Gmail Help Center

Last-Modified: November 2, 2016

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