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Nicknames make it easier for other people to find you in the Penn State electronic telephone directory (LDAP).

When you start your Camera or Microphone for a Adobe Connect meeting, are you prompted to allow "Camera and Microphone Access" for 'psu.edu' or 'meeting.psu.edu'?

You may have noticed that some people have rather cryptic e-mail addresses like jhs127@psu.edu while other people have easy to type and easy to remember addresses like JSmith@psu.edu. In this example, the jhs127 is this person's user id and JSmith is this person's alias. Sending mail to either of these addresses results in the same person receiving your mail. By using an alias you may make your own e-mail address easier for others to use.

Android mobile phones have the ability to quickly and easily configure access to your e-mail, calendar and contacts on the College of Ag Science’s Exchange server.

Apple iPhone and iPad owners have the ability to quickly and easily configure your iPhone or iPad to access your e-mail, calendar and contacts on the College of Ag Science’s Exchange server. These steps are based upon iOS version 10.x, but can be used as a general guide of other versions of the software as well.

A listserv is an email-based mailing list. It is used to send announcements to a large group of people and for creating discussion groups among interested individuals.

This How To assumes you are using Windows 7 and are on an Enterprise Network computer in the College's AG domain. SharePoint is the collaborative work space for groups in the college. A person must be given permission to login to specific SharePoint sites and be added as a member. Members must have a College of Ag Sciences AG account. (Penn State Access Accounts and Friends of Penn State accounts will not work.)