Accessing Your Email

On the web: To access your Poteau Public School Gmail account, log in at with your full Poteau Public Schools email address and password. i.e. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Exporting Your Old Address Book

You MUST use Internet Explorer for this task
Log into:
Username: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Password: new default gmail password. If you have changed your password already you will need to use the default password given to you to access your old email account only.
Click on Address Book (bottom left corner)

First you will need to move the contacts you want out of your Corporate Directory into your Personal Address Book if you do not have them saved there already.

Click on Corporate Directory
Click the box located to the left of the name you want to select 
Once you have selected the names you want to merge with your personal address book click Copy To
Personal Address Book

Click to highlight Personal Address Book 
Click the box at the top by the Display Name.  This will automatically check everyone in your personal address book. note: this task will take a few seconds to process
Click the Import/Export tab drop down.
Select Export: Microsoft Outlook as csv 
Save As: (default file name: export.csv) save this file in a location you know where to import it from. I recommend the desktop
Your are now finished and can log out of your old email account.  


Sign into your Google Account page:
Click the Google Apps icon in the top right corner 
Click Contacts
Click Import Contact tab 
Click Choose File
or Choose File for the export.csv file you just saved
Click Import

If you had groups set up in your Convergence email account they will not be brought over with your contacts in your Gmail Account.  You will have to set them up again.


Learning How to Use Gmail

Google's own documentation has a wealth of information about how to use Gmail. Here are some resources we recommend:


Quick Links

How to change or reset your gmail password

How to set up your phone with your new Gmail Account : IMAP *recommended*

How to se up your phone with your new Gmail Account: POP

Getting Started with Contacts