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Disabling 2 factor authentication

  • NMU 2 factor authentication can be set up using Authenticator Apps, Backup Codes, or Security Keys. These instructions cover how to disable each of those options individually. You can disable one or...

Display Bookmarks and Favorites in your Internet Browser

  • Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge  Internet Explorer Google Chrome Safari   ​Mozilla Firefox Compatability: Windows OS, Apple IOS, and Linux Note: For each version of Windows the Mozilla Firefox...

Drag and Drop Back Up Method

  • There are many ways to back up your computer, but the drag and drop method is one way to do this. It is recommended that you do a back-up at least once a month, That way if something were to happen...

EduCat Video Playback

  • Occasionally, additional clicks may be required to view video in EduCat. Some browsers see the embedded video code, and temporarily block it to let you know that it may contain insecure content. This...

Educational Access Network

  • The goal of the Educational Access Network (EAN) is to provide broadband access and educational resources to individuals looking to take courses, advance their careers, fulfill personal development...

Ethernet Connection Information

  • There are more than 10,000 network ports on Northern's campus. For help connecting to one of them see: Connecting with your ThinkPad Connecting with your MacBook Connecting on Campus Via a...

Export Outlook Distribution List to Google Contacts

  • We recommend you only use this method to export very large distribution lists. For small distribution list, it is more efficient to create a contact group in Google and then add contacts to the group...

Exporting an NMU.EDU or Exchange Account Mailbox Using Outlook

  • Exporting the contents of the NMU.EDU account mailbox (viewable at Webmail) or the Microsoft Exchange account mailbox (viewable using OWA) to an Outlook pst file is a way to save the mail messages,...

Exporting and importing a Google Calendar

  • After a calendar is migrated from Microsoft Outlook it will probably show up as a new calendar and not update the primary Google Calendar with the migrated events. Google Calendar offers a way to...

Exporting and Importing Firefox Bookmarks

  • Exported Bookmarks can be used as a backup or for importing into another web browser. Select an option below.  Export bookmarks from Firefox. Import bookmarks to Firefox. Adding and Using...

External Display Projection Options in Windows

  • There are multiple ways to give a presentation or use an external display with your computer. To change how your projector, monitor, or other external display works with your computer, connect your...

Filtering NMU Announcements in Outlook

  • NMU faculty and staff receive many email announcements throughout the day that end up in their inbox with the rest of their mail. Outlook can use rules to help filter such messages. Here are...

Filtering NMU announcements in SquirrelMail

  • NMU faculty, staff, and students receive many email announcements throughout the day that end up in their inbox with the rest of their mail. There are filters in SquirrelMail that will separate such...

Filtering SPAM in Outlook

  • Outlook can filter spam in multiple different ways. Select an option below to learn how to set up mail filtering. To learn how to have emails marked as *****SPAM***** by the server, visit the...

Finding NMU User web pages

  • NMU web home pages are listed in the web home page directory. This directory includes home pages for employees, students and organizations.

Finding Your NMU UserID

  • Your NMU UserID is an abbreviation of your first and last name that is unique to you as a student. It is also the first part of your email address before the @ sign (Ex: Joshmoe@nmu.edu). Many...

Flash Fill Feature in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools for you to organize your data.The Flash Fill option will help you format your data quickly. Below is a step-by-steb guide on how to setup and use Flash Fill.   1. Type in the...

Format New External Drive as an NTFS Partition

  • A new Western Digital external drive is configured by default out of the box as a FAT32 partition. The maximum file size on a FAT32 partition is 4gb. This may be a problem for larger files, such as...

Formatting Images in Word

  • Microsoft Word gives you many options when formatting a document that includes images. This tutorial will give you an overview of those options.  Once you have your picture on the document (Ctrl+V...

Formatting Word Mail Merge Values in Excel

  • Occasionally some numbers in Excel don't format correctly in Word when using the mail merge feature under the Mailings tab. Follow these steps to resolve this issue before your merge.  1. First,...

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