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Sharing Files and Folders in OneDrive

Posted November 20, 2020

All folders and sub-folders in OneDrive inherit the permissions of their parent folder. The share settings of individual items within the folder cannot be edited to differ from the folder. The guide below will help ensure that you are only sharing the materials you intend to share and securely deleting them if they need to […]

Sharing large files to OneDrive and linking on Moodle

Posted September 9, 2020

Whether you’d like to share a film clip, an outside link, or upload a class recording, there are several ways to add/share video on Moodle. In this Tech Doc, you’ll find the most-common ways to share video on Moodle based on where the video is originally stored/hosted. The first step to sharing video stored on […]

Graduating Students – Account Access

Posted May 5, 2020

When a student graduates, access to a variety of College accounts and online services changes. Please be mindful of the following timelines when moving data and setting up post-graduation accounts. Office 365: Email and OneDrive Ninety (90) days after you graduate, you will lose access to your college Office 365, email and OneDrive account. If […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted February 28, 2018

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. BIONIC BIONIC access will end on […]

Viewing & Restoring Previous Versions of OneDrive Files

Posted August 9, 2016
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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 […]

Syncing OneDrive With Your Computer

Posted July 8, 2016

One of the most useful features of your Bryn Mawr College OneDrive is that you can use your College credentials to easily sync all or select folders on your College- or personally-owned computer. People with a lot of data on their computer may want to be selective about what to folders to sync. See the College’s Data Handling […]

Microsoft Office Mobile Apps

Posted July 8, 2016

Microsoft offers mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile to maximize your Office 365 experience while you’re on the go.  You can download these apps from your device’s app store and log in using your Bryn Mawr College email address and password. For instructions on how to set up a mail & calendar sync, […]

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 […]

Using Office Online

Posted May 19, 2016
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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 […]

Exporting Your Email and OneDrive Files

Posted May 18, 2016

As students graduate and employees leave the College, access to their College accounts will change. To back up email and OneDrive data from Office 365, follow these instructions:    

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