What is soismail?
All new students at SOIS are automatically issued with a soismail account. This is a Gmail account from Google created within the school's own SOIS mail system.
The soismail address is used to send and receive email to and from the school, including individual teachers and sports coaches, so students should check it regularly for messages.
Forwarding your soismail to another account
You can setup your soismail account so that messages are automatically forwarded to another personal email account that you commonly use; that way, you can ensure that you receive all school mail without having to login to GMail directly. Information on how to do this can be found here:
What is soismail?
Logging in to Chrome with your soismail account
In your Chrome web browser, go to the three horizontal lines at the top-right of the window and access the settings.
In settings, go to Users and click on the Add new user button. Enter your soismail address (you will also need to add your password and sign-in).
If you have more than one Gmail account, you should add the other addresses too, one at a time.
After you have added the accounts and passwords, you can easily switch from one account to the other by using the Users menu in the toolbar, or the icon you chose for the account, at the top left or top right of the browser window.
Errors when trying to access school webpages and forms
If you try to access school-related web pages or forms, you may see a warning message such as this:
These messages indicate that you are not logged into Chrome using your soismail.jp account. Please refer to the steps above (Logging in to Chrome with your soismail account) to access these files successfully..
How to 'unsend' an email in GMail
Although you cannot cancel a message that was sent long ago, you do now have a short period of time to retrieve an email that you have just sent before the recipient reads it.
Navigate to your “Settings” pane in the menu directly below your profile photo and you’ll be given the option to “Enable Undo Send,” along with a drop-down that lets you customize the cancellation period for the feature: five, 10, 20 or 30 seconds. Set it to 30 seconds, the maximum allowable.