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Email Spam & Phishing

Spam email is unsolicited email sent to your email address. Here are some tips and tricks on how to avoid spam, as well as how to block it, and what to do if important emails are being marked as spam. What is spam? Spam is unsolicited email. Much like junk mail from the post office, […]

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Using People and the Bryn Mawr College Directory (Address Book)

People is where you can access the Bryn Mawr College Directory and store details for additional personal contacts. The Basics People overview Adding a Contact When composing an email, begin typing a name or email address into the To field, then hit tab or click Search Directory to locate a contact from the Bryn Mawr […]

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Automatic Email Handling with Rules

  Rules are filters you can use to organize your email. They apply to incoming email as it arrives, and can be used to send select messages into a particular folder, mark them with a category, delete them altogether, and more. Inbox Rules Suppose you’re working on a group project and arrange with your partners […]

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Using Office Online

Office 365 gives you the ability to create, edit, share, and collaborate on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and OneNote files via Office Online. Office Online offers the ability to create and edit documents within your browser, anytime and anywhere with an internet connection. Though the online versions of Office software not contain all of the advanced features of […]

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Using Email Encryption in Office 365

Encrypted email is required if you must send messages containing certain types financial or personal information (i.e. credit card or Social Security numbers). If you believe you should be sending encrypted email, contact the Help Desk. Community members with encryption enabled can send an encrypted message by including the text [ENCRYPT] in the email subject […]

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Exporting Your Email and OneDrive Files

As students graduate, access to their College accounts will change. For more information about account access, please click here. Before losing access to their Office 365 accounts, students will have an opportunity to back up the data they would like to keep. Below are the instructions for backing up email and OneDrive for Business data […]

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OneDrive for Business File Sync

OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365, and provides 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. Note: OneDrive […]

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Advanced Query Search in the Outlook Web App

Need to fine tune your Office 365 Outlook Web App searches? Use Advanced Query Search keywords to find exactly what you’re looking for in Mail and Calendar. This document explains how to use AQS and contains a list of some of the most common AQS keywords.

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Email Templates and Copying Messages

Want to copy a message rather than moving it? This is useful for copying a message to a shared folder while keeping the original. It is also useful for saving a message to use as a template. Right click on the message in its current location Select “Move” Select “Move to a different folder” Select […]

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Accessibility Guidance for Office 365, Office 2016, and Windows 10

University of Wisconsin KnowledgeBase: Accessibility features in the Office 365 Outlook Web App Microsoft: Accessibility in Office 365 Factsheet [pdf] Microsoft: Accessibility in Office 2016 and Windows 10 Microsoft: Accessibility Advocate resources

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