Stay Safe Online- Use Privacy Settings

We all care about being safe on the internet while using our mobile devices and computers. It’s important to have online access, especially during this pandemic, to get food and supplies, important information, manage appointments, renew prescriptions, access medical records and stay in touch with loved ones. Increasingly, it’s how many of us shop and bank without leaving our homes. For some of us, it’s a way to stay in the workforce and even participate with new interests or connections. Like all powerful tools, the Internet and mobile technologies come with some risks. These risks can be managed as long as you follow some basic rules of the road. Continuing with our Stay Safe Online series, here is another important tip. Use privacy settings. Most services have settings that let you control who can see what you post. There are privacy settings for smartphones that can restrict who has access

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Stay Safe Online- Strong Password Tips

We all care about being safe on the internet while using our mobile devices and computers. It’s important to have online access, especially during this pandemic, to get food and supplies, important information, manage appointments, renew prescriptions, access medical records and stay in touch with loved ones. Increasingly, it’s how many of us shop and bank without leaving our homes. For some of us, it’s a way to stay in the workforce and even participate with new interests or connections. Like all powerful tools, the Internet and mobile technologies come with some risks. These risks can be managed as long as you follow some basic rules of the road. This article begins a series: Stay Safe Online. There are several important tips for online security that will be published in future issues. Here is the first very important tip. Use strong and unique passwords and never share your passwords with

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Autofill

  Ever get tired of typing in your login or contact information over and over again? Wouldn’t it be great if someone, somewhere, figured out how to automatically fill in that data for you? Hey, wait! Someone already did! It’s known as AUTOFILL. AUTOFILL has been a part of the browser experience for a long time. Yet, somehow, it remains one of those features that you just don’t think about that often and may never think to use, unless someone points it out to you. AUTOFILL enables you to store certain data securely — such as your name, address, telephone number, and so on — in your browser, which you can then use to automatically fill in forms you come across online. Type “set up Autofill” in your internet search bar to learn how to do this with your browser. This works on every browser… Give it a try!

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Remember Me

Remember Me. Ever get tired of making mistakes when typing in your username and password? Maybe it’s too hard to remember a complicated password? Wouldn’t it be great to have a website login automatically Remember YOU? Your browser can do that for you! Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox- all of the browsers can save passwords. This works on your smartphone and tablets, too. Type “save passwords” in your internet search bar to learn how to do this with your browser. Give it a try!

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How to Join a Zoom Meeting

How to Join a Zoom Meeting

In the time of CoVid-19 many events and meetings are being hosted digitally using Zoom. Below is a guide to use Zoom and join our meetings. HOW DO I JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING ON A COMPUTER, TABLET OR SMARTPHONE? You can join the meeting by clicking the meeting link or going to join.zoom.us and entering in the meeting ID.  (Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from our Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click the join link.) Join LWVPBC Annual Meeting via Zoom by clicking this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82514222928 Or entering Meeting ID: 825 1422 2928 when asked. How do I join computer/device audio? On most devices, you can join computer/device audio by clicking Join Audio, Join with Computer Audio, or Audio to access the audio settings. *While you are not required to have a

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How to Change Your Contact Information

How to Change Your Contact Information

You can change your contact information at any time. It is important to keep your contact information up to date with the League website for important League communications, especially your phone number.   (Need more help? Click HERE.)

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Finding the Menu

Finding the Menu

Have you visited the website and wondered “Where did the menu go?” When you visit the League site, you may notice a difference in how the menu looks when you are using your mobile phone or tablet. Sometimes you may see a different menu on your laptop or desktop when you zoom in and change your screen size. Click the button below to view a quick guide to help you find the menu and learn to use the mobile menu.

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Has Your Membership Expired?

Has Your Membership Expired?

 Has your membership expired and you want to renew your membership with the League? The FIRST thing you need to do is Log in. Click HERE to set your new password* and Log In. Click HERE to get help setting your new password- then you can log in, pay your dues and re-activate your membership. Your membership data is still in our system, it’s just inactive. (*required) Once you are logged in– go to the JOIN page- you must re-activate your membership on this page. Scroll down and select one of the membership levels and click ‘I Want to JOIN’. Next, you will see a Checkout Page: update your contact details, enter a strong password select your payment option and Submit. That’s it! You will receive an email confirmation and your membership account has been updated and activated.* (*If you are paying by check, your membership will be active when your check

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Logging In

Logging In

Go to our Member Login Guide. Go to our Password Reset Guide.

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Setting a New Password

Setting a New Password

Please be patient: Once requested, a password reset email may take several minutes to show up in your inbox. Please wait at least 10 minutes before attempting another reset. If you don’t see the email in your Inbox, please check your SPAM folder.   Creating a new password for the League website requires the use of the Strong Password Rule. Why is a Strong Password so important? A strong password provides essential protection from financial fraud and identity theft. One of the most common ways that hackers break into computers is by guessing passwords. Simple and commonly used passwords enable intruders to easily gain access and control of a computing device.   The Strong Password Rule is a minimum of: 8 random characters upper and lower case letters at least one number at least one symbol Try something like this: bgi38#NYst You may change your password any time and as many times as you like.

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