Office 365

Create and Apply Custom Exchange Archive Policies
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Create MRM Retention Tags Open Microsoft Purview and navigate to the MRM Retention tags tab. Create a new tag. Give the tag a meaningful name, provide a brief description of what the tag is for and then click next. Select “Automatically to entire mailbox” then click next. Define the retention period and action. In this […]

Grant Full Access to an Office 365 Shared Mailbox without Automapping
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Here are the instructions to grant access to a shared mailbox in Office 365 / Exchange without automatically mapping it in Outlook.  This can be useful if you require access to the mailbox on occasions via web browser but don’t require it to be showing in Outlook. Step 1 Connect to Office 365 using Powershell. […]

How to Show All Sites You Have Access To in Sharepoint Online
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Step 1 – Log in to Office 365 and go to Sharepoint Online Step 2 – In the search box type in contentclass:STS_Site Step 3 – A list of sites that you have access to will be shown Other Commands If you need to see all site collection + subsites , search for ” contentclass:STS_Site OR […]

How to set up an Office 365 Account with 2FA already set up for an end user
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This article will discuss how we can set up an Office 365 account with Two Factor Authentication enabled and enforced via Text Message / SMS and simply provide the credentials to the user.  The reason we are doing this is convenience for the end user as they don’t need to go to before they […]

How to Block at TLD in Office 365 using Mail Flow Rules
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With nearly every TLD available under the sun wise marketers have caught on and are using these domains to spam you with their crap so they don’t get their .com address blocked by spam filters.  There’s more than one way to block a top level domain in Office 365 however here is the method that […]

How to Disable Automapping for an Office 365 Shared Mailbox
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There are times when you need access to someone else’s mailbox but don’t want or need it to be automatically mapped in Outlook. Here’s how to turn off the Automatic Mapping of a mailbox for a specific user. Step 1 If you have already granted Full Access to an Office 365 Mailbox remove this permission […]

How to Share an Office 365 Resource Calendar Externally
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These instructions for setting up an Office 365 Resource Calendar Externally are assuming that you have already created the calendar in Office 365 Step 1 Log in to the Office 365 Tennant via Powershell How to Connect to Office 365 Exchange Online using Remote Powershell when MFA Enabled5 (1) Step 2 Run the following command […]

How to add an Office 365 Email Account to Outlook 2019
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Here are the instructions to add your Office 365 Email Account to Outlook 2019. The instructions are provided below in Video, Text or Slide format Video – How to add your Office 365 account to Outlook 2019 Simple Text Steps – Adding your Office 365 account to  Outlook 2019 Click on File Click on Add Account Enter […]

How to set up DET email in Outlook 2019
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Step 1 Click on File Add Account Step 2 Type in your DET email address and click on Connect Step 3 Outlook will prompt you for the type of account. click on Microsoft 365 (or Office 365 for older versions) Step 4 Outlook will prompt you for your username and password.  Enter it as firstpartofemailaddress@det […]

How to Set Up Office 365 on iPhone Default IOS 12 Mail App
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With the release of IOS 12, the instructions for adding an Office 365 account to the default iPhone App have changed slightly from IOS 11.  Here are the revised instructions. Step 1 – Click on Settings from your iPhone Home Screen   Step 2 – Click on Passwords & Accounts     Step 3 – […]

How to Set Up Office 365 on IOS 11 Default Mail App
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*** These Instructions are for iPhone users running IOS 11.  For IOS 12 please follow these instructions. *** Step 1 – Click on Settings from your iPhone Home Screen Step 2 – Click on Accounts & Passwords   Step 3 – Click on Add Account Step 4 – Click on Exchange Step 5 – Enter […]

How to List Mailbox Sizes on Office 365 using Windows Powershell
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When performing this task make sure you are using the standard Windows Powershell, not the Microsoft Online Services Module version.  This article assumes you are already familiar with Windows Powershell Step 1 Open Windows Powershell as Administrator Step 2 Enter the following commands in to the Powershell Command Prompt Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned (only needs to be run […]

Set up Office 365 Email on Android
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Here are the basic instructions to setting up Office 365 on your Android Email App.  Please be aware that there are many different versions of Android so your device might have a slightly different set of fields. 1. Tap Settings. 2. Tap Accounts. 3. Tap Add Account. 4. Tap Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. 5. Enter your […]

How to Download and Install Office 2016 (Office 365 Subscription)
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Here are the instructions for Downloading and Installing Office 2016 as part of your Office 365 subscription.  These instructions were created for Windows 10 using Microsoft Edge as the internet browser. Open Microsoft Edge Type in the search bar Enter your username and password click on sign in Click on the Install Office 2016 button […]

Outlook 2013 Keeps Prompting for Username and Password using Office 365
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If you are experiencing an issue where Outlook 2013 keeps prompting for Credentials and you are connecting to Hosted Exchange on Office 365 here is one simple fix which may resolve the problem.  Try deleting the credentials for Office 365 in the Windows Credential Manager. Step 1 Open the Control Panel and Click on Credential […]

How to Install Office 365 Apps on Windows
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Here are the instructions to install your Office 365 Apps – Word, Excel, Outlook etc.. on Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7. Step 1 Open up an internet browser and type the following in to the address bar: Step 2 Log on with your email address and password Step 3 Click on Install […]

How to Block iPhone and Android Outlook App Access to Office 365
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Whilst you may have disabled OWA for Mobile Devices in your Office 365 Tenancy you may also need to disable the Outlook App for iPhone and Android as well if you are looking at removing messaging off your mobile devices. Step 1. Connect to Office 365 via Powershell Open Windows Powershell and run the following command: […]

Recover Deleted Items Missing in Outlook Web Access (OWA)
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Many articles on recovering deleted items in Outlook Web Access say to right click on the “Deleted Items” folder will bring up the “Recover Deleted Items” menu item however in more recent versions of Outlook Web Access this doesn’t bring up the option. To resolve this issue click on the “More” Menu Item first and […]