Evernote Tutorial 1 – Introducing Evernote and Installation
For our first tutorial in our new cloud computing section, we’re focusing on one of the most useful cloud services for students, businesspeople or anyone who needs to improve their memory and/or reduce their reliance on post-it notes. Evernote is an online notebook and picture book that is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection. You can use it for storing and searching through huge amounts of information quickly and easily. Want to save lecture notes and search them on your laptop?, no problem. Researching a recipe on the internet and want to access an ingredient list from your smartphone?, easy. From simple to-do lists to managing a home business, Evernote is a fantastic, versatile tool.
If you’re still confused as to what Evernote offers, why not check out our tutorials and decide for yourself if you want to give it a try? If you do decide to install the program, it’s really easy to do so. Firstly, download the latest version from the Evernote homepage here. Save the file to your desktop or somewhere you can easily access it. When the download is complete, double click on the file or choose “Open” or “Run” from your browsers download manager. Enter your administrator password and/or choose “Yes” if Windows User Account Control prompts you to grant permission to install the software. The following window will then appear:-
Scroll down to read the license agreement and if you agree, make sure to select the box labelled “I accept the terms in the License Agreement”. Expert users can click on “Advanced” to change the installation directory, but for most users the default location is fine. Click on “Install” to install the software. There will be a short pause while files are copied and configured. When the process is complete, the following window will appear:-
Click on “Finish”. That’s it, the program is now installed and ready for use, and you can move directly to the next tutorial.
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