Office

Outlook – You can now create quick pool with outlook (preview)

By now you may already know Microsoft Forms and Microsoft Forms Pro, the survey/pool service from Office 365. Well, you can now create quick pool (using Forms) directly from Outlook. This feature is only available for Office Pro Plus (2007 Build 13029.20236 or later), running on Windows 10 2004 Build 12730.20000 or later; this is …

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SharePoint Online – File delete lockout overwrite in SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online has now a file delete lockout overwrite feature. This capability will allow you to overwrite the file deletion lockout from the SharePoint Online document library when the document(s) you are trying to delete is/are already in use by somebody else (either by using Office client or Office on the Web). You will notice …

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Outlook – Disable the mention feature

By now, you are aware of the @mention feature in Outlook, allowing you to mention/tag a person or a group in the body of your email while also adding it in the TO field. If this feature is annoying for you, you can disable it from the Outlook options under the Mail\Send messages by unchecking …

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Office 365 – Office 2013 clients will no longer be able to access Office 365 services

This is a reminder as this has been announced in September 2019 (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/blog/2017/04/20/office-365-proplus-updates/), Office 2013 clients will no longer be able to access Office 365 services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business) starting October 13th 2020. If you are still using Office 2013 clients to access Office 365 services you have to plan …

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Outlook – Outlook is checking the recipients of your email have access to the content you are sharing

As you know, content sharing in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business is managed by policies at the tenant level and then at the site level by administrators. Sometime, end-users are not fully aware about these policies neither which level of sharing is authorized. Outlook client is now able to check if the recipients of …

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Azure Information Protection – A new version of the Unified Labelling Client has been released

By know, you may already know Azure Information Protection (AIP), the document right management services and labelling solution delivered by Azure. You may also be aware that 2 different version are currently co-existing: Azure Information Protection client and Azure Information Protection Unified Labelling client. This post is about the release of a new version of …

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Office – The new Office mobile app is now available

As you may be aware a new Office mobile app has been in preview for the past few months. Well, this new version is now available in GA for both iOS and Android: Apple Store: https://apps.apple.com/app/microsoft-office/id541164041 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.office.officehubrow The new Office App integrates all capabilities of the individual Word, Excel or PowerPoint application With …

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Office 365 – Apply client policy to your Office installation from Office 365

You may not be aware but you can create user policies for Office 365 Pro Plus and apply them from your Office 365 tenant using Office Client Policy Service (OCPS). Policies created with OCPS are user settings only (for now, machine settings will come some time next year) and are roaming with the user account, …

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Office – Office 365 administrators can now manage the ‘What’s new” user experience (preview)

As you know, since the introduction of the Office Click-to-Run (Office C2R) installation methods, Microsoft has been improving communication to raise awareness of what is coming/new after your Office installation has been updated. Until now, Office 365 administrators did not had much control on managing this “What’s new” feature. Well, good new, such management capability …

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