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Office 365: Install Software from the Office 365 Portal

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

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Office 365: Change your Office 365 Password

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.
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Office 365: Determine how your Org Upgrades from Skype to Teams

Don’t forget! Skype for Business is being replaced with Microsoft Teams over time.  Please see the following Microsoft articles for more information:

Understand Coexistence and Upgrade Journey for Skype for Business and Teams

Journey from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

FAQ – Journey from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

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.

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Office 365: Use @mentions in Outlook Emails

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

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Office 365: Research from within Microsoft Word

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:
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Office 365: Add Planner to Microsoft Teams for a Great Task Manager

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.
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