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Computer Services produces technology news items called TECH Bits geared primarily to Temple University faculty and staff. TECH Bits are distributed via e-mail on a weekly basis during the semester. An archive of these messages appears below. For more information about Temple resources, visit the Faculty or Staff websites.

Format: 2017
Format: 2017-09

Tech Bits: Personalize Your Temple Email Address (Students)

Did you know that you can customize your Temple email address by creating an alias? An alias is a nickname used to personalize your email address and you can have up to five email aliases for your account. An identifiable email address is easier to share with colleagues and classmates.


Tech Bits: Block Unwanted Calls on Your Smartphone

Are you tired of receiving unwanted calls on your smartphone? Here’s how you can block phone numbers to stop receiving these incoming calls.

To block a number from the Settings menu:

  1. Tap the Settings icon.
  2. Tap Phone.
  3. Tap Blocked.
  4. Tap Add New and add the contact you want to block.

To block a number from your Recent Calls: