DMS Web Members – Changing your UNANet Password from DMS Web

From DMS (Data Management System) Web, you can change your UNANet login password. Once you have successfully logged in to DMS Web, below your personal information, there is a button to change your UNANet password. Changing your UNANet password, either from FirstClass or DMS Web changes for both services as they share the same information. […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Changing your Password from Webmail

UNA Webmail can be found on the UNANet page or directly from https://webmail.una.ca NOTE:  UNA recommends using Safari for Mac, Firefox or Google Chrome to access UNANet services. Before you begin, you must know your login information.  If not, you must reset your password from the UNANet page.  Once reset, your password will be the […]

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FirstClass setup (iPhone/iPad & Android)

Two FirstClass apps exist on Apple’s App Store and Google Play.  FirstClass Mobile, and the newer FirstClass GO.   Depending which version you prefer, the software will have different configuration settings. FirstClass GO FirstClass GO is the most current software. After downloading FirstClass GO to your mobile device, it needs to know which server it is […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Activate Account (UNANet)

FirstClass Tips and Tricks UNANet provides all UNA members with communication and data management tools. FirstClass is the delivery system for all online communication among United Nurses of Alberta members, UNA staff, and others. Being able to use this application efficiently helps you stay informed. The following topics are based on questions from UNA members. […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Mail Lists

Creating a Mail list in my Contacts: Open My Contacts from UNA desktop by Double clicking.+ Click on New then on New Mail List once the My Contacts screen opens. Name: Enter the name of new List contact. Click OK. To add Personal Contacts into a list, click and drag the contact to the Members […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Searching

Searching in FirstClass: There are two methods to Find messages in FirstClass. Method one Use the Find button on tool bars. The Find screen will pop up enter in Find what the search is for, then click Find. Results will appear. Method Two Use the FirstClass menu bar.  Click on Edit, then on Find.  A […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Signatures & Setting Auto-Reply

Adding a Signature to email messages: A signature should be attached to all email messages.  The signature should include identifying information so the receiver can easily identify you and your location. Example: Jane Doe Human Resources of ABC 780-123-4567 To create a permanent email signature, go to the FirstClass menu bar open FirstClass and click […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Customizing FirstClass

Customizing FirstClass: Adding Shortcut to FirstClass desktop. Allow for a shortcut from within Conferences to the UNA Desktop. Highlight the icon requiring a shortcut.Click on Collaborate on the FirstClass menu bar, then click on Add to Desktop. The second method to add a shortcut is to highlight, right mouse button click and choose Add to […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Conferences

Conferences:  Purpose of a conference: Conferences are public forums for discussions and sharing information.  Not every UNANet member can see every conference that exists.  Each person is given access to conferences of interest and value to them. Some conferences are thought of as a library. Read the items that are of interest. Read items by […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Attachments

Attachments: When sending an attached file, be clear on the purpose of sending it.  If you wish to share information only send the file as a PDF so that any viewer will be able to easily open and read.  If you want the file to be able to be edited, then you and the recipient […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – View Properties

Change View Properties: The Change View Properties feature provides access to controls for Display, Lists, Icons, and Backgrounds. Found under View, then click on Change View Properties. Display allows for personalization of the way the email messages are seen.  The Font can be changed; the color of text can be changed by using the drop […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Organizing Messages

Organizing messages: Saving messages for future use is helpful only if you have a system that allows you to locate them.  Split the mailbox into File Storage and Inbox.  Name your folders to create categories that are useful to you. Before you begin creating folders, be sure you click in the portion of the window […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Mailbox Views

Mailbox: Options for viewing can be found on FirstClass menu bar View. View by Icon – icon size is to default. View by Scaled icon – gives control of icon size.  To change size right mouse button, click and click on Change View Properties. The View Properties screen will pop up.  Click on the Icons […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Deleting a message or folder

Deleting a message or folder: Highlight message or folder and click, on Delete. From FirstClass menu bar, click on the File, then click on Delete. Shortcut on keyboard.  Macintosh – Command-D Windows – Control-D Deleting several messages or folders in a consecutive list: Click on your First message or Folder in list then hold the […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Renaming

Renaming a Folder: In Mailbox select folder by clicking on it once it will be highlighted in blue.  There are two methods.  Method One: From the FirstClass menu bar, click File, then click Get Info. A screen will pop up for allowing the name of the file to be changed.  Enter new name of file […]

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FirstClass Tips and Tricks – Message

Message: To create a New message from the FirstClass Desktop click, on New Message. OR From the FirstClass menu bar, click on Message, then on New Message. You can also use the shortcut on keyboard: Windows CTRL-N Macintosh COMMAND-N The New Message screen will open for completion. Options to Reply to message: Standard account includes […]

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