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'Office 365 Online' Archive

Guide to Cleaning Your Inbox of Sensitive Data

Posted June 19, 2017

Cleaning your inbox of sensitive data? Please review the following guide in full before beginning.

SCAMALOT! Part VI

Posted June 7, 2017
Password Expiry Email

Welcome to a special edition of SCAMALOT! In this post, we change course from our usual mission of providing tips and tricks for recognizing phishing attacks to learn how to assess automated emails you’ll encounter in your inbox. At times, you will receive automated messages from Bryn Mawr College or Bi-College software, like the password […]

SCAMALOT! Part V

Posted May 2, 2017

In this edition of SCAMALOT, we’ll take a closer look at an email that raises a number of common phishing flags. Scam emails aren’t always as easy to identify as you might think; it may have been a while since you’ve been asked to wire money to a foreign prince! The most dubious attacks have […]

SCAMALOT! Part IV

Posted March 29, 2017

Welcome back to SCAMALOT! In this spring 2017 edition, we continue to closely examine aspects of scam emails to help you identify similar attacks in the future. There is usually more than one way to determine if a message is legitimate or not, and by taking the time to look for phishy evidence in your […]

Viewing & Restoring Previous Versions of OneDrive Files

Posted August 9, 2016
screen shot of the ellipsis that corresponds with the desired file

Whenever a change is made to a document stored on OneDrive, a new version of the file is automatically created. OneDrive’s Version history feature allows you to view older versions of an Office Online document. If you find a version you want, you can then restore it, moving it to the top of the list […]

Using Tasks in Office 365

Posted August 5, 2016
Office 365 Tasks Launcher Highlight

Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a list of tasks so you can organize your time as efficiently as possible. In addition to tasks you create manually, a task is created automatically when you flag an email, which can be very helpful if you flag […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted August 3, 2016

When a faculty or staff member leaves Bryn Mawr College, access to a variety of College accounts and services changes. Please be mindful of the account access timelines as described in the documentation when moving data because LITS is unable to perform email or file restores in Office 365.

Installing Office 2016 on Your Personal Computer

Posted July 26, 2016

All Bryn Mawr College students, faculty and staff have the option to download and install Office 2016 for Business on up to five personal computers for free. Please note that if you want to use the software on a college-owned computer you should install it via the Software Center application that should already be installed on […]

Using Clutter in Office 365

Posted July 12, 2016
image of Clutter listed among mail folders

Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces distraction by helping you filter your low-priority email. This way, messages that you don’t need to see right away don’t crowd your inbox, but but they’re still readily available for review. Please note: Clutter is enabled by default – if you decide you’d rather not use it, you’ll […]

What is OneNote?

Posted July 12, 2016
OneNote in Office 365

You may have seen the OneNote icon on your computer at some point, and now you’ve likely seen it within the Office 365 app launcher. Unless you’ve independently explored this app, you might not know much about OneNote. So, what exactly is OneNote?   OneNote is a digital notetaking application that allows for free-form information […]

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