I don’t know about you, but I find the notification sound for Office 365 incredibly annoying. I don’t mind the notifications themselves, but the noise? No thanks! Luckily, you can easily change your notification settings from the Office 365 portal. Read more
You can manage your software installations from the Office 365 Portal. This can be really helpful if, for example, you just got a new computer and it’s missing some programs, or you just want to see if there are any other programs that you have access to but don’t have installed. To access the available software for installation, keep reading below! Read more
Maybe your current password is too hard to type, maybe it’s expiring soon—but for whatever reason, if you need to change your Office 365 password, keep reading! If your organization allows it, you can change your Office 365 Password from the Office 365 Portal. Please note that this will affect OneDrive, Skype for Business, Outlook, etc.
Don’t forget! Skype for Business is being replaced with Microsoft Teams over time. Please see the following Microsoft articles for more information:
You can specify the “Coexistence Mode” for Teams and S4B for your organization by accessing the Teams & Skype for Business Admin Center (more on that in the previous blog post)–or access it directly by going to admin.teams.microsoft.com.
Microsoft has begun to move MS Teams’ Settings over to its administration portal, accessible from the Office 365 Portal or directly by navigating to https://admin.teams.microsoft.com after logging into the Office 365 Portal.
Did you know that Office 365 has a robust auditing feature that allows you to search for all kinds of user activity? You can check to see if a User was added or removed from Office 365 (and who did it), see who activated a process or plug-in in Dynamics 365, and so much more. Read more
We’ve all been there–on both sides: we’ve missed our name in an email, or we’ve mentioned someone else’s name, and they never responded to the question. Did you know that Outlook has a built-in way to highlight a name in the body of an email? You don’t even need Exchange for this to work! Read more
Let’s be honest–not all of us keep to a 9-5 schedule, and you may want to change your working hours in your Outlook Calendar. The Office 365 Portal makes this easy! Read more
Microsoft Word has a great, not-so-new feature that allows you to easily research a topic right from Word–you don’t even need to open a browser window. Next time you’re reading a document, and a topic is mentioned that you don’t recognize, use these instructions to find out more from within Word:
One of my favorite new [to me] discoveries in Microsoft Teams is the Planner. The Planner was clearly designed with collaboration in mind, giving you the ability to assign owners to different tasks. However, It works JUST as well as a personal or non-collaborative planner, and I’ve actually started to use it heavily for my own work. I love it! If you’re interested in giving it a spin, keep on reading.