Yes, although LawNet Google Email does not support the use of POP3 to access your Google Mail in another email program, such as Microsoft Outlook, IMAP is supported.
IMAP settings are as follows:
You should be able to begin sending and receiving mail, scheduling calendar events, and managing contacts right away, without any trouble. Becoming accustomed to Lawnet Google Email's unique mail management features, such as conversations and labels, can take a bit longer. Within a week, however, many people find that they are not only comfortable with Google Apps, but they appreciate the benefits and no longer miss their old application.
Yes, if you set up your browser to open links in a new window or tab.
Tip: If you want to open Google Mail or Calendar in a new tab instead of a new window, change your settings in Internet Explorer. Go to Tools >Internet Options>Tabs>Settings, and click Let Internet Explorer choose how to open pop-ups.
No, you must be connected to the Internet to access LawNet Google Email. However, Google is working on a product that will allow offline access to your LawNet Google Email.
Do I need to use the VPN to access Google Apps when I'm offsite?
No, you can just go to your LawNet Google Email URL (http://mail.lawnet.uci.edu) to access your email and calendar.
Requirements and Language Support
Google Apps supports the following browsers:
No. Because Google Apps runs in a web browser, you just need to use a supported browser.
The interface for both Lawnet Google Apps Email and Google Calendar are available in over 50 languages. For a list of the available languages and instructions on how to set a different language, refer to the Gmail Help Center.
Your LawNet Google Email will be active even after you graduate from the institution.
We won't provide access to Google Labs at this time.