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Archive for May, 2016

Using OneDrive

Posted May 22, 2016
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OneDrive for Business is Office 365’s cloud storage platform, providing a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. You can update and share your files from any device with OneDrive for Business. You can even work on Office documents with others at the same time. This post provides […]

Task and Contact Sharing

Posted May 22, 2016

Office 365 allows sharing and options for tasks and contacts. Most task and contact sharing will require setting up and using the Outlook Client. However, once set up, sharing and delegation can be used from the Outlook Web App. Although the initial setup is a bit more complicated than you may be used to, the […]

Calendar Sharing and Delegation

Posted May 22, 2016

Office 365 allows many email sharing and delegation options for calendars, from allowing public viewing, to allowing another individual to completely manage a calendar (delegation), including scheduling as or on behalf of the calendar owner. These documents are meant to get you started. If you need assistance, please request an appointment to consult with a […]

Email Sharing and Delegation

Posted May 22, 2016

Office 365 allows many email sharing and delegation options for email, from sharing the Inbox or another folder, to allowing another individual to completely manage a mailbox (delegation), including sending as or on behalf of the mailbox owner. If you are trying to share your mailbox with someone else, some options may require setting up […]

Connecting a Desktop E-Mail Client to Office 365

Posted May 22, 2016

Here are some quick tips for you to be able to view your email on the same server through other clients, such as Outlook 2016. LITS Recommends and Supports Outlook 2016 for Windows 7 or 10 or Mac OS X, see our guidance here on when to choose Outlook. Instructions for other clients are strictly […]

When to Use the Outlook 2016 Desktop Client

Posted May 21, 2016

LITS recommends using the Outlook Web App (OWA) for email and calendar. OWA provides a simple, streamlined mail and calendar experience with the functionality required by the majority of community members. For a small number of functions, the Outlook 2016 desktop client is required or recommended for an improved experience. See below for differences between the […]

Using Your College Email

Posted May 21, 2016
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Office 365 offers a robust Web-based email client and a wide range of additional features. The materials below will help you get started. Please note, College offices including HR, the Provost’s and Deans’ offices, Residential Life, and Moodle will communicate with you via your Bryn Mawr email address. Employees should not forward their email to an […]

Using Your College Calendar

Posted May 21, 2016
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Need to set up a meeting with your professor? Want to set up an appointment with a coworker, but not sure when they are available? Use your Calendar in Office 365 to set up an appointment! The Calendar lets you schedule appointments, make the meeting private or public, and set up a time when all […]

Managing Junk (Spam) and Clutter in Office 365

Posted May 20, 2016
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With Zimbra, Bryn Mawr used a service called SpamCheck (powered by Proofpoint) to filter email for spam, phishing, and virus-infected messages. With the transition to Office 365, we have retired SpamCheck and Proofpoint and consolidated these services in your 365 inbox. If you receive an email that you believe is spam or a phishing attempt: […]

Accessing Your College Email & Calendar on Mobile Devices

Posted May 20, 2016

This post exclusively covers accessing your College email and calendar from your mobile device. For information on other Office mobile apps, please see our Microsoft Office Mobile Apps post. We recommend using the Outlook App, which you can access either from your device’s app store (available free). Your device’s native Exchange sync may work for […]

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