Month: February 2015

Windows Phone – OneDrive mobile application get updated with some cool stuff

I usually do not post about mobile application updates but this is one is interesting. The OneDrive mobile application has been updated on Windows Phone to include, after integrating Office 365 OneDrive for Business, the ability to logon to OneDrive with more than one Microsoft account – yep, that’s right, we are finally able to …

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Office 365 – Exchange Hybrid Configuration Troubleshooting tool

Microsoft has announced and delivered a tool to help in the Exchange Hybrid Configuration troubleshooting process. As you may know, the Exchange Hybrid Configuration allows a simple way to move mailboxes between on premises Exchange and online, share the free/busy details between online and on premises, mail flow security with antispam/antimalware (if going through Exchange …

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Office 365 / Azure AD – Force a synchronization with Azure Active Directory Connect

As you may already know, Microsoft has released some time ago a new tool – AAD Connect for Azure Active Directory Connect – to manage on premises Active Directory with Office 365 and Azure Active Directory tenants. This tool is intended to replace the existing Directory Synchronization (DirSync) tool for Office 365 in a few …

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Yammer – Finally Yammer is using Office 365 authentication

It has been announced some time ago, and now the roll out seems in a good progress. Yammer is finally now using your Office 365 tenant authentication scheme – be careful this will not work if you already have a federation with Yammer. This means when a user try to sign in to Yammer using …

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Windows Phone – Windows Phone Recovery Tool

Following the announcement of the Windows Phone 10 Technical Preview for a subset of devices (see my previous post http://t.co/ClVYPLlvXu, Microsoft has also published a recovery tool to let you roll back to Windows Phone 8.1 if you are not happy or experience blocking issue with this preview. You can download the tool from http://download-fds.webapps.microsoft.com/supportFiles/phones/files/recovery/WindowsPhoneRecoveryToolInstaller.exe …

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Windows Phone – Windows Phone 10 Preview is now available… but not for all

For those who want to start playing with the next version of Windows Phone; Windows Phone 10, a preview is now available. To get your phone updated with this preview, you need to have the Phone Preview app – which by the way has been updated to be called Windows Insider. By the way, for …

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Office 365 / SharePoint Online – The NEW button finally shows the custom content type

UPDATED 11/02/2015 It has been a long wait and lot of pain, but finally we got it!!! The NEW button on a document library now shows the custom content type you may have defined for this document library. UPDATE if you have enabled custom type (and so display these content type in lieu of the …

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Azure – Azure Active Directory security question option for self service reset password

Since the introduction of Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Microsoft has introduced many features to simplify both IT management and end-user experience. And it continues with the self service password reset feature. Until then, there has been 3 options to allow to identify an end-user asking to reset his password through the self-service portal: Office Phone …

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Office – InfoPath is dead

Microsoft has finally officially announced that InfoPath – the XML form solution – is now dead. InfoPath 2013 is the last edition of the product while the server side component – known as Form Server, separate solution with SharePoint 2007 and integrated with since 2010 – will be maintained in the next release of SharePoint …

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