Technology Department FAQ

How do I set up VDPS email on my Verizon phone?

My screen is blank, but the power light is on my computer and monitor.

How do I get my display to show up on the projector?

How do I use my copier PIN Code & Private Printing?

How do I get my Kindle Fire on Wifi


How do I set up VDPS email on my Verizon phone?

See Activation Guide in the Getting Started folder: Step 1: Run backup assistance on old phone Step 2: Initiate service – You will need to call Verizon & follow the prompts. Make sure to have your receipt handy. Step 3: Skip – SIM cards are already in the new phone Step 4: Activate. Make sure old phone is turned off before turning on the new phone. Turn on new phone & follow prompts.

To add email (see pg 22 in Master your Device booklet) – select corporate email

  • Domain: vdps.net
  • Username: email user name (normally it is lastname.firstname, if not, try first initial then last name (ex.. jsmith)
  • Password: email password
  • Exchange Server: www1.vdps.net
  • Make sure SSL is checked

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My screen is blank, but the power light is on my computer and monitor.

 Sometimes the monitors lose their configuration settings.  In order to fix it, follow these steps:

  • Push the menu button on the monitor.  If at this point you do not see anything on the screen, you probably have a bad monitor. Call x123 for help.

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  • Use the (-) and (+) keys on the monitor to select "Color" from the menu.  Select this option by pushing the Menu button again.

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  • From the next menu, select "Custom Color" and select by hitting the Menu button again.  You should see your screen return to normal.

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How do I get my display to show up on the projector?
 

  • Right click anywhere on your desktop to pull up the menu.  Select “Screen Resolution” from the list.

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  • You will pull up the Screen Resolution Menu.  From here, you can select your display, change the orientation, or extend your monitor.

screen res

 

  • From the  “Multiple Displays” dropdown menu, you can select to Extend or Duplicate the displays.  If you Extend, you will stretch your monitor across both screen.  Use this if you want to have a screen to put things on for the students, and keep a screen that only you can see on your desktop.

multiple displays

 

  • If you choose to Duplicate the displays, the students will see everything that is on your desktop. 

 

  • Click “Apply” at the bottom of the screen.

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How do I get my Kindle Fire on the Wireless Network?
 

  • View your available wireless networks.  Select the network VanDyke-Wireless
  • Scroll down so you can view the options to enter "Identity" and "Password"  and enter your Van Dyke username and password into these two fields.  Then click "Connect"

Van Dyke Wireless enter credentials

  • You should now be connected.

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