#DonateALaptop

Handy guides to specifications and preparing your laptop for donation


Below you'll find some useful links, hints and tips on the specifications required for devices to run key software/apps and how to securley erases data from and prepare any device your looking to donate.

Finding the specification of your device


https://securitygladiators.com/how-to-find-your-device-specs/

Wiping Windows device


https://neosmart.net/wiki/restore-to-factory-settings/

Wiping Android device


https://home.bt.com/tech-gadgets/phones-tablets/thinking-of-selling-your-tablet-protect-your-data-by-wiping-it-first-11364009465381

Wiping Mac OSX


https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201065

Wiping iPad


https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/ipad/ipada92a4d12/ipados

Minimum ‘Zoom’ requirements


https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-requirements-for-Windows-macOS-and-Linux

Minimum Microsoft 'Teams' requirements


https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/hardware-requirements-for-the-teams-app

Minimum Google 'Meets' requirements


https://support.google.com/meethardware/answer/4541234?hl=en



To see all the schools requesting support, click below to view the interactive map.

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If you are a school that would benefit from donations to deliver home learning programmes, please use the form below to add your details to the directory.

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If you can't donate equipment but could donate £ to help schools across the country buy equipment, click below to donate to our GoFundMe page and we'll help fund the schools that need it most.

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