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Installing Dropbox and Evernote
                           Dropbox and Evernote

Dropbox
Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.

A copy of your files, from your My Dropbox folder, is uploaded to Dropbox's secure servers.
This lets you access them from any computer or mobile device, including your iPad.

To make the most of Dropbox you will need to install it on your computer and on your iPad.

There is comprehensive help available online at the Dropbox website:
https://www.dropbox.com/help

   •   Installing Dropbox………………………………………………………………………..…..3
   •   Sharing files using Dropbox………………………………………………………………...4
   •   Create a folder in your Dropbox……………………………………………………………4
   •   Sharing a folder using the Dropbox desktop application on Windows XP, Windows
       Vista and Windows 7……………………………………………………………………......5
   •   Sharing a folder using the Dropbox Website…………………………………………......6
   •   What are the different symbols next to the Dropbox folders?………………………......7



Evernote
Evernote is great for organising and sorting notes, PDFs, Images and other project files. You
can also share notes.

   •   Installing Evernote…………………………………………………………………………...8
   •   Accessing Evernote………………………………………………………………………..11




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                           Installing Dropbox

1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/install

2. Click on Free Download




3. Click on Run




4. Enter the server name cf.ntschools.net and click ok.




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                    Sharing files using Dropbox
The folder you would like to share needs to be in your Dropbox folder. Follow the below
instructions on creating a folder in your Dropbox folder and also how to share that folder.

Once you have shared a folder in one of the below ways an email will be sent to the
addresses you provided inviting them to the folder. Once they accept the invitation the
shared folder will appear in their Dropbox account.



Create a folder in your Dropbox
   1. Open Dropbox from your desktop




   2. Click on Make a new folder




   3. Name your folder




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Sharing a folder using the Dropbox desktop application on
Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
  1. Open Dropbox from your desktop




  2. Right-click on the folder you want to share.

  3. Select Dropbox – Share this Folder. You will be sent to the sharing page on the
     Dropbox website.




  4.




                                                      Enter the email addresses of the
                                                      people you want to add to your
                                                      shared folder.



                                                                      Add a personal message if you
                                                                      would like.




                                              Click on Share folder


  5. You have now successfully shared your folder.




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Sharing a folder using the Dropbox Website
  1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/

  2. Log in to your account at the top right hand side of the screen




  3. Locate the folder you want to share

  4. Move your mouse over the folder

  5. Click on the triangle that appears on the right hand side


  6. Click on Invite to folder




  7.



                                                        Enter the email addresses of the people
                                                        you want to add to your shared folder.




                                                             Add a personal message if you would like.




               Click on Share folder


  8. You have now successfully shared your folder using the Dropbox website.




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     What are the different symbols next to the
                 Dropbox folders?

     This means that the Dropbox is fully synced.


     This means that Dropbox is currently syncing and files are uploading/downloading.


       This means Dropbox is unable to sync. This could be because your storage quota is
full and you can’t upload, your hard drive is full and you can’t download or you are
experiencing internet connection problems.



For more information visit the Dropbox website http://www.dropbox.com/help




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                           Installing Evernote
1. Go to http://www.evernote.com/about/download/

2. Click on Download Now




3. Click on Run




4. Click Run again




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5. Click on Next




6. Accept the License Agreement and click Next




7. Select the folder you would like to Evernote to be installed and click Next




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8. Select a folder where the Evernote data will be downloaded to and click Next




9. Click Install




10. Click Finish




11. You have now successfully installed Evernote.


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                             Accessing Evernote
You will need to create an Evernote account in order to be able to use it.

   1. Open Evernote

   2. A pop up will appear asking you to sign in or click on a link to create an account.

   3. Click on the link




   4. Complete your details and accept the Terms of Service and click on Register




   5. You can now start using Evernote.




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