Gmail for Pembroke Public Schools


    Logging into Gmail

    • IMPORTANT: Outlook on the desktop will NOT work with Gmail.  We must access Gmail online.
    • Go to
    • Enter your email address as the username
    • Click Next
    • Enter your Pembroke Public Schools Google password
    • Click Next
    • Your inbox opens
  • Set up your New Gmail Account by Following the Steps Below:


    Step 1: View the Tutorial Video to the Right to Learn Some Gmail Basics


    Step 2: Review and Choose your Basic Settings

    • From your Gmail Inbox, click the Settings icon near the top right.
    • You will see options to adjust your density, set your theme, and a few other basics.


    Step 3: Set up your Gmail Signature

    • From your Gmail Inbox, click the Settings icon near the top right.
    • Click See All Settings
    • Scroll down to the "Signature" section
    • Click Create New
    • Type in your signature.  Be sure to include your full name, position and building.  You can adjust font colors and sizes for a professional looking signature.


    Step 4: Make Gmail your Default Email so that Email links open in Gmail

    You must be in the Chrome Browser:

    • Open Gmail
    • Click the "Handler" icon in the address bar: Handler icon
    • Click Allow
    • Click Outlook in the window that pops up, and then click Google Chrome

    If you do not see the Handler icon in your address bar:

    • Open Chrome Browser and click the three vertical dots at the top right.
    • Click Settings.
    • On the left, click Privacy and Security
    • Click Site Settings
    • Under Permissions, click Additional Permissions
    • Click Handlers
    • Click the slider next to Allow sites to ask to be come defalut handlers


    Step 5 (Optional): Import Contacts from Outlook to Gmail


    Export From Outlook on the Web:

    • Log into the Web version of Outlook:
    • Click the Contacts "People" icon at the bottom of your screen
    • At the top right side of the Contacs screen, click the person icon to "Manage Contacts"
    • Click Export Contacts
    • Select "All Contacts"
    • Click Export
    • Name your file and select the Save location on your computer. 


    Now Log into Google and Import the Contacts:

    1. Log into your district Google Account.
    2. Click the Waffle button at the top of the screen.
    3. Click "Contacts".
    4. On the left side of the Contacts screen, click Import.
    5. Click "Select File".
    6. Find the saved list of contacts and click Open.
    7. Click Import.