Adding Multi-Factor Authentication to your account adds an extra layer of security, meaning that you will sign in with your password (step 1), followed by authentication by either a code sent to your phone or via an authentication app (step 2). The below video will take you through the required activation steps.
Close the Microsoft Teams Application Open the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows logo key +R. In the Run dialog box, enter %appdata%\Microsoft\Teams, and then select OK. Delete all files and folders in the %appdata%\Microsoft\Teams directory. Note: You might decide to CUT the contents of the folder and then PASTE into a temporary folder… Read More »
On a Mac, most cached files are kept inside the “Application Support” folder. 1. Open a Finder window and click Go at the top of the screen, and then Go to Folder… 2. In the search box that opens, type and submit ~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Teams. 3. In the folder that opens, find and delete the Cache,… Read More »
You can use Microsoft Outlook to schedule Microsoft Teams meeting. This article assumes that the Microsoft Teams desktop app has been installed. Open Outlook and go to your calendar. On the Home tab, select New Meeting. Add online meeting information by selecting Teams Meeting Fill in the meeting information as needed, including meeting attendees. Select… Read More »
Create a new collection and move forms and quizzes into it In Microsoft Forms, scroll down to the bottom of your page and select All My Forms. On the All forms tab, select New Collection. Provide a name for your collection and select Create. Your new collection will appear as a tile in the first… Read More »
Log into the Outlook Web App at https://outlook.office365.com using your own Office 365 credentials Click on your profile image (or placeholder image) on the top right Choose Open another mailbox Type in the name or email address of the Shared Mailbox and select it Click the settings cog on the top right and then click… Read More »
On Monday November 30 the web-based version of Microsoft Teams will stop working with IE11, so if you’re an Internet Explorer fan you’ll have to switch to Microsoft Edge or another browser to use Microsoft Teams in a browser. On August 17 2021 the remaining Microsoft 365 services will stop working with Internet Explorer 11.
Yammer is an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) that comes as part of Microsoft 365 subscriptions. It allows for Facebook style communications with people both inside and outside of your organisation. You can think of Yammer as being Facebook in the business world, where friends are replaced with colleagues, ads are replaced with corporate reminders, and… Read More »
Microsoft Teams is available as part of Microsoft 365 plans, but there is also Microsoft Team free that can be used without charge. The key differences are shown below. Microsoft Teams allows a company to have central control over the Teams organisation, as well as additional features such as the ability to schedule meetings.
In each Teams Channel you can add Apps. Not only can you add Microsoft Applications such as Planner, Word and Excel but also Apps from outside of Microsoft such as Mail Clark which allows you view and reply to your personal or shared email accounts from within the Teams interface. To add an Application click… Read More »
Over time you may have lots of different of different chats and it can be hard to find the important ones. Select the Ellipsis icon next to a chat and then choose Pin This will Pin the particular Chat to the top of your Chat list for easier access later
You can configure the Advanced Find criteria to search emails by specific date range, such as between two dates, before a certain date, or after a certain date, etc. 1. Select the email folder where you will search emails by the specific date range, put the cursor into the Instant Search box to activate the… Read More »
This is a useful function to let colleagues know if you are available or not and provide information as to your availability at a glance To do this click on your Profile icon and select Set status message Enter some information about your current status such as ‘At Lunch’. Optionally select to ‘Show when people… Read More »
If you have the Microsoft Teams Desktop client installed, Outlook automatically enables the Microsoft Teams add-in. To schedule a meeting click New Appointment from the Outlook Calendar view In the ‘New Appointment’ window select Teams Meeting from the ribbon bar As you can see from the screen shot below the meeting invite has the link… Read More »
With the increase in remote and home working over the past few weeks, many companies, including Microsoft, are now taking steps to ensure their services remain accessible despite huge spikes in user activity. Microsoft has recently released the below stats…. 775% increase in cloud services in regions that are enforcing social distancing. 900 million minutes… Read More »
Microsoft has announced changes to the names of Office 365 subscriptions for small and medium-sized businesses. Going forward, all products will use the Microsoft 365 brand. The new product names go into effect on April 21, 2020. This is a change to the product name only, and there are no pricing or feature changes currently. … Read More »
As Microsoft Teams has become the core communications client for Office 365, we are announcing that Skype for Business Online will retire on 31 July 2021. After that time, the Skype for Business Online service will no longer be accessible or supported. What is the Skype for Business Retirement plan? Skype for Business Online will be retired on July 31, 2021,… Read More »