To login to First Class using your web browser interface, click here.




If you want to install and use the First Class client software instead of the web browser interface, follow the instructions below to download and setup the First Class client software. You can also install the browser plugin for Internet Explorer which will enhance your use of the browser interface, however, the plugin does not work with any other browser.

Download Client

Setup Instructions

Browser Plugin

Handheld Devices


FirstClass® Client

FirstClass® enables you to experience the power of reliable communication, collaboration, conferencing, and calendaring capabilities in one easy-to-use solution.  
 
The FirstClass® Client software provides a desktop application that is optimized for fast, streamlined access to the FirstClass® server.

Choose the version you want to install.



Handheld Devices
The First Class Client is available at from no cost for all mobile devices from the First Class Social Workplace.

Configuration of the Apple and Blackberry clients is the same as the First Class client for PC/Mac.

Android users must enter social.rivendellschool.org in the server field.





Setup Instructions

Once the installation is complete You will have to configure the client like this:

When you launch the setup program, follow the defaults. When you are promped to enter the address of the server make sure that the address field shows home.fc (type it in if it is not already entered in the address field), enter fc.rivendellschool.org in the Server field. When you are done, the login screen should look like this:
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If it doesn't, then enter home.fc in the address, then click on the Advanced button to display the options. Click on the Setup button to advance to the setup screen.

Note for Handheld devices: Configuration of the Apple and Blackberry clients is the same as the First Class client for PC/Mac. Android users must enter fc.rivendellschool.org in the server field.

Make sure the Service Setup screen looks like this:
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Click on Save in the Service Setup screen, then click on Save again in the login screen.

Now, if you are already connected to the internet, you can enter your User ID and Password and click on Login.


 



FirstClass® Plugin for Microsoft Explorer for Windows®

The FirstClass Plugin version 8.043 is embedded directly into Microsoft's® Internet Explorer. The FirstClass Plugin gives you all the benefits of the rich FirstClass Client experience. For example, you can:

use the FirstClass spell checker
view web pages and still be notified of new mail, calendar reminders, or be invited to a chat
use your browser's Back and Forward buttons to scroll through the pages you have visited, just as you normally would on your browser
create messages with styled text and embedded images.
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Installation is quick and easy, just a single click and a small download.
After you click "Download Now", your browser's status bar will indicate the process of the download and installation. You will see a large white box on your screen until the download and installation are complete. The download is about 3M and will take about 8 minutes on a 56.6 modem.
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Step 1
When the download is complete, you'll see a security dialog, just click Yes to complete the installation.
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Step 2
Enter your User ID and password to log into your FirstClass account.
Click Download now to begin the FirstClass Plugin installation.


For information about the Windows FirstClass client click here.
           
Visit the Centrinity web site to download international clients.

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