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IT Newslett for Students - Jul 2015
for StudentsJul 2015

MS Office Activation

Students are eligible for the latest Microsoft Office's download and obtain a free product key at the Microsoft webstore.

The product key is required for re-installing the Office in the event of a system crash.

Install and activate the MS Office by signing in to with their Connect Mail address and NPNet password, there is no need to pay the retrieval fee at the webstore if the product key is lost.


Android Tips

If you are using an Android phone or tablet, below are some useful tips for your device:

  • Auto Backup
    In the Backup & Reset section of your device, you may turn on auto backup so that Android can back up your app data, photos and contacts according to your backup settings.
  • Upgrading Android version
    Consider upgrading to the latest Android version, by checking the device software update under settings, to benefit from the latest features in Android
  • File Manager
    A File manager app such as "Astro File Manager" allows you to organise and locate your downloaded files easily like on a PC
  • Use 2-Step authentication
    To protect yourself from hackers, set up 2-Step authentication on your google account by clicking here and then install the "Google Authenticator" app on your Android phone


System Maintenance

Sun, 19 Jul 2015, 1pm to 4pm

NPal Student

All NPal Student services will be unavailable during the maintenance.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to should you require further information or clarification.

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