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Classroom App

Google Classroom is a free web service, developed by Google for schools, that aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments in a paperless way. The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to streamline the process of sharing files between teachers and students.

Have a look below, for guidance on how to setup Google Classroom.


How to set up Google Classroom

Important!If you do not follow ALL steps - the app will not allow you access!

First thing, go to the Play Store or Apple Store and download the app.

Store

On the next screen click "Get Started"

Started

Next click add new account.

Add Account

Wait while it checks your info.

Checking

Enter Your phone PIN or Password, If you do not have one you will be asked to create one.

Checking

It is important you use your Franklin email.

firstname.lastname@franklin.ac.uk

Email

Enter your PC/email password.

Password

You need to agree to the terms.

Agree

Wait for getting account information to finish, this can take a minute.

Agree

You must install the Device Policy for the app to work.

Install the Google Apps Device Policy.

Install

Wait for this to install, it will ask you to click install again shortly.

Installing

Click install again.

Installing

It will now finish installing

Installing

You must Accept the Work Profile for the app to work.

Accept

It will now setup your work profile, this can take a few minutes.

Installing

It will now finish installing.

Activate

You should now be finished, and you will an error in Google Classroom - this is normal, please go to the next step.

Finished

Find your Work Profile folder / Apps - Different versions of Android do this Differently, some use folders, so have a personal and work section on all apps.

Folder

Personal and work section on all apps.

Folder

Open your NEW work profile version of your Store - it will have a small blue suitcase.

Folder

Download another copy of the Google Classroom App from within your Work Profile Store.

Folder

You will now have a Work Profile version of Google Classroom with a little blue suitcase.

Classroom

You must open your Franklin account from inside this one only.

Classroom

Classrooms will now work.

Classroom

- I love pressing F5. It's so refreshing.

Known Errors

If you get is error please follow the instructions below.

Error

You will receive this error if you have not installed the Device Policy, or setup a Work Profile correctly.

Work

It will normally flag up on your phone at the top that there is an error with it.

Error

Agree to the terms and setup a Work Profile as explained on the 'How to set up Google Classroom'.

Work

You might need to: Remove Google Classrooms, Remove the Device Policy app, and Remove your work account and follow the instuctions on this page.

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