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Configure your Smart Phone and Tablet

iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch - Click here for instructions on configuring your Apple Mobile devices

- Download PDF (Requires Adobe Reader)

- If you have the new BlackBerry Z10, download the Android instructions for the base information for configuring your phone. If you have an older BlackBerry phone, please click here and follow these instructions.

Configure your laptop

Below are the steps to get you prepared for your arrival at Johnson. These instructions will point you to Cornell University required settings along with references to optional material that Johnson Technology Services suggests as best practices.

Install Antivirus Software: 
(Please note that Windows8 users already have free Antivirus software installed called Microsoft Defender)

Windows - Click  here to download free antivirus software for your PC

Mac - Click here to download free antivirus software for your MAC

Click here for more recommendations for making sure your computer is secure.

Install Net-Print software and printers

With Net-Print, you can use any networked computer to send files over the campus network to laser printers located in Sage Hall and other buildings on the Cornell campus. You can use these printers from a computer lab or from your own computer on or off campus. You need to install Net-Print to use it from a personal, non-lab computer.

Please read about Net-Print at Johnson - download PDF (Requires Adobe Reader)

Net-Print install instructions:    


You can find additional information on Net-Print at

Configure email client

Johnson recommends using Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Windows 7, or Microsoft Outlook 2011 with Mac OS X.

Even if you are currently using Microsoft Outlook to get other email, you can configure Outlook to access Cornell Exchange additionally. Outlook is part of the Microsoft Office Suite “Home and Business” or “Professional”, which must be installed prior to this configuration. Outlook Express or Windows Live Mail will not give you the same functionality as Outlook.

You can access your Cornell Exchange account in the following Johnson-recommended ways. Proceed to the online instructions for your preferred method.

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