Tech FAQs
Thank you to the Eldorado High School Band website for these instructions!


Question: How do I sync my device with the Choir Google calendar?

Answer: Follow these steps to sync calendars:

Step 1 (iPad/iPhone/Android users): Add the Eldorado Choirs Calendar to your Google Calendar.      

Note: This step is performed using a web browser Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari. You do not do this from the mail application on your device.

A. Log in to your Google account. (For example, go to your gmail and log in).

B. In another browser tab, go to the band webpage (http://www.eldoradochoirs.org)

C. Find the Calendar on the right side of the choir home page.

D. At the bottom right corner of the calendar is a button "+ Google Calendar"

E. Press the button you just found.

F. Go to your Google Calendar using the web browser (not your built in calendar).

G. Wait a minute or two and verify that you start seeing items from the band displayed.

H. If items do not display, make sure you Google Calendar is setup:

i. In the Google Calendar click the settings icon (looks like a little gear in the upper right corner of the page) and the select the "Settings" link from the list.

ii. Select the "Calendars" link just under the "Calendar Settings" title.

iii. Look down the left column for a value of "Eldorado Choirs" and verify by looking to the right that the "Show In List" box is selected.

iv. Select "Back to Calendar" and see if the events are now displaying.

At this point you have you Google Calendar setup. Any device that you login to this calendar from will show you this information. Perform the appropriate Step 2 based upon your device type.


Step 2a (iPad and iPhone users only): Get all that great information to show up on your iPhone or IPad.

Note: This step is performed on the device you are wanting to use (your phone, tablet, etc). Please be

sure that Step 1 is complete and working, otherwise you are probably wasting your time.

A. Make sure you have your google account setup.

B. Go to Settings

C. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

D. If your Gmail account is not already setup, select Gmail and enter your Name, Gmail address, and Password.

E. Open the web browser on your iPhone, iPad and enter the following address www.google.com/calendar/syncselect

F. Select the Eldorado Choirs link and Save.



Step 2b (Android users only): Get all that great information to show up on your Android device.

Note that these instruction may vary slightly by the version of the Android OS you are using. (see https://

support.google.com/calendar/topic/2586645?hl=en&ref_topic=13950).

Note: This step is performed on the device you are wanting to use (your phone, tablet, etc). Please be sure that Step 1 is complete and working, otherwise you are probably wasting your time.

A. Make sure you have your google account setup.

B. Go to your Calendar application

C. Select Menu and the Settings

D. Select Calendar Sync

E. If your Gmail account is not already setup, select Add Account, the select Gmail and enter your Name, Gmail address, and Password.

F. Return to the Calendar application and select Menu and then “Calendars to Display”.

G. Select the Eldorado Choirs link and Save.

 

Within a few minutes you should start seeing the Calendar events update on your device's Calendar.


Question: How do I subscribe to the Eldorado Choirs Google Group?

Answer:  Weekly Announcements and all mass communications are handled through the eldoradochoirs Google group. To join please do the following:

1. Send email to: eldoradochoirs+subscribe@googlegroups.com.  This will send you an email asking you to confirm joining the group.

2. If you are adding an address that is not a Google email, but you are signed into Google, please logout first.

3. Open your email and click the Join This Group link. The browser will open, asking you some account information. Be sure to select Send every email... as your email preference.

4. After submitting, you will get an email asking you to confirm.

5. Once you confirm, it will be sent to the administrators to approve.

6. You will receive an email once the approval is complete.

Please make sure that you are getting this email sent to all people in your family that need this information. Historically only Mom or Dad signs up and the other does not know what is going on.

You can ignore any messages about not being able to login. The Group is just set up to send out email. There is no additional content on the group.

If these steps do not work properly, send an email to web@eldoradochoirs.org with your request to be added to the Google group.


Question: How do I unsubscribe from the Eldorado Choirs Google Group?

Answer: Send email to: eldoradochoirs+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com.  This will send you an email asking you to confirm leaving the group.