First time user’s guide Username: .lgfl password: LGfL email address: @lgfl.net Logging into your LGfL account Navigate to Communities and/or courses you are a part of Go to www.lgfl.net or your school’s LGfL homepage. Click the button. From your homepage, click or . This will take you to a listing of any online communities or courses that you are a part of as a member, leader or teacher. Click on the community or course title to navigate to its homepage. Within a course or community you can store and access resources and communicate with others through the calendar and discussions area. Enter your LGfL username and password then click You can create new discussions as well as online ‘log in’. To go to your personal homepage click on the polls for others to take part in. . Reset your homepage View and upload files in your ‘web’ folder The first time you login to your LGfL account you will From your homepage, click on . inherit the homepage of the school’s portal. This will take you into your personal web folder where To reset your homepage, click on the edit icon in you can upload files. This will allow you to store a the top toolbar. copy of documents/files that can then be accessed Click and you will see your homepage has from anywhere there is an Internet connection. been reset to a personal view. To customise your homepage further, click the edit icon (as above) and you can change the frame and centre section of your homepage to something more personal. When you upload a document it will appear in your folder as above. To open and view the file, click on Navigate to your webmail facility the title and it will open in your web browser. Once you are logged in, click on in the top To upload a file into the resource folder, click the toolbar. green upload button and browse your computer for the file to upload. This will open up your inbox where you can check your mail and access a range of options. Your email address will follow the format of your username but end in @lgfl.net. When composing an email, you can send it to one person, or a group. Use your address book to add new email addresses or LGfL usernames. To send an email to people in your address book when writing an email, click on the ‘Add From Contacts’ icon Click ‘ok’ and the file should then be listed in the folder. There is a 5MB file size limit when uploading. **You will only be able to email others in your school You can upload any type of file to have a copy saved unless your teacher changes the settings on your and available online. account. Online guides for the range of functionality available to you through your LGfL account can be found at www.lgfl.net under ‘Pupils’. Or you may click on the in the top toolbar. Should you experience any difficulties, email firstname.lastname@example.org.