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Disable 2FA on Microsof365 [migrated]

My organisation uses Microsoft365. In particular, we use outlook online for emails. Microsoft switched off basic authentication from 1st October 2022, although there was an extension given to some ...
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Using Office 365 with Parental Controls

I'm trying to set up a child's Chromebook with parental controls active. Given that Microsoft removed their apps from Chromebook, I'm trying to allow them to access office.com online version instead. ...
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Can't log into Outlook because of Microsoft Authenticator code prompt

I typically use Google's applications and am less experienced with Microsoft products. A client of mine, a private healthcare business, provided me with login details for an Outlook on the Web account ...
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what is the reason Planner Tasks app is not available for Microsoft Teams private and shared channels

I have a Microsoft Private Teams, which contains; 2 standard channels + 1 private channel + 1 shared channel. now for the standard channels i can create planner plan for them, as follow:- while for ...
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How can I disable Editor suggestions in Word 365

I'm using the browser version of Word and it seems to have a supposedly helpful "Editor" feature that makes suggestions on improving the language of your text. This goes beyond the usual ...
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How to turn off smart paragraph selection in the Microsoft Word 365 Web app?

How do you turn off smart paragraph selection in the Microsoft Word Web app? There are a number of questions related to this, but they all are for the desktop app, not the web app; this is an example ...
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SMTP with app-passowrd of O365 does not work

I have an email address in Office 365 which I would like to use for a scanner's SMTP feature. For this email address, I have enforced MFA to be able to set an app-password. I give the following ...
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How can I search for equations that are displayed as [Equation] instead of the actual equation in a document in Word 365 online?

I use Word online via my Office 365 subscription. I have made an online copy of a Word document containing many equations. For some reasons, some equations got messed up in the process, and appears as:...
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Custom bookmarks that specificy the preferred OWA account

Is there a way to access Outlook on the Web from a bookmark that also specifies the specific account? For example, I have two businesses that each have a Microsoft 365 account. For example, info@...
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How to make a date field in Word Online?

If I open Word Online, I do not find a way to make a date field that refreshes itself at every opening. I do not want to write down the date by hand whenever I save the file on a new date. How to make ...
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How can I automatically refresh a pivot table in Excel 365 (web)?

I found https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/refresh-pivottable-data-6d24cece-a038-468a-8176-8b6568ca9be2#ID0EBBF=Web, which says: However, I don't see the PivotTable Tools on the ribbon, even ...
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Error in Microsoft power-automate flow when getting row from spreadsheet updated by form

I am trying to automate the following process There is a form "Behaviour Breach Report". This updates at table "Behave" in a spreadsheet "Behaviour Incident" (which is ...
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All pictures inside my Office 365 word got disappear

I have a word document with 219 pages, and all pages contain one or 2 pictures. the size of the file was above 20 MB . now suddenly when i open it , it size is only 87 KB and all pictures are showing ...
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How to make a copy of shared read-only Word doc in OneDrive

TLDR; make a copy of shared read-only Word doc in onedrive. I've shared a file with my students using an "anyone with the link can view" url. I need the students to be able to make their own ...
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oneDrive always opens in the wrong Microsoft account, and the needed Microsoft account's oneDrive does not open at all

I have Office365 and made the mistake of signing in to another Microsoft account that I mixed up with the one that I used before. Being logged in with the right Microsoft account that also has Office ...
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How do I enable or disable the inclusiveness underlining in outlook office 365?

How do I enable or disable the purple underlining for non-inclusive or biased language in Outlook in Office 365? An example message: "inclusiveness: this language may appear biased".
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How can I export a Microsoft Office 365 Word online document to PDF without comments? [closed]

I have a Word document in Microsoft Office 365 Word Online. The document contains some comments. How can I export it to PDF without comments?
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How to set-up email archiving/journaling for all users on Outlook 365 e-mail?

How to set-up email archiving on Outlook 365 e-mail on a custom domain? I don't mean GoDaddy 365 emails. This would let one search all-emails on the account.
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How do I copy Outlook calendar information (Office 365) into Google calendar?

I am getting lots of results on related questions, but not quite what I want. I have Outlook Office 365 from some organization, and a Gmail account. What I want is, for example, once a day or even ...
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Outlook 365 webmail client

Is it just me, or is the text editor of the webmail interface at outlook.office.com really buggy when it comes to setting fonts? I am unable to select a full paragraph, or select just a sentence, ...
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How to sort by descending date within a conversation in MS Outlook 365

I am using MS Outlook and I would like to sort emails based on conversation and then descending by date within each conversation so that the most recent email is at the TOP vs bottom. I tried Arrange ...
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Allowing bookings of o365 room for external users

I have a O365 tenant with a bunch of resources (=rooms) in it, e.g. [email protected], and a few users, e.g. [email protected]. The rooms are possible to book for users within the tenant, i.e., user1 may ...
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When using the "Present in Teams" feature in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation, how can I start the presentation at the current slide?

I sometimes use the "Present in Teams" feature in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation. How can I start the presentation at the current slide, and not at the first slide of the ...
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How to revert docx file to its original state after it was opened in gdocs?

At work, we use Google Drive as the repository for most files. Some of these files are Microsoft Office files : .docx (Word), .xslx (Excel), .pptx (Powerpoint). Let's take the case of a .docx file. If ...
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When inserting a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation, how can I easily make its dimension match the slide's dimension?

I've inserted a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation. How can I make its dimension match the slide's dimension, without having to painfully manually try to match it? Example:
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How can I group 2 images in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation?

I have an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation. When I try to group 2 images, the group option is disabled. Why?
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Can I gaplessly go over to a new Microsoft Office 365 Family 1-year subscription without using the official MS Office subscription renewal?

I have bought Microsoft Office 365 Family from a private market place, not from a Microsoft Office site. Now at the end of the one-year subscription, I would prefer buying a one-year subscription ...
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Looking for a simple way to announce attendance

My ask: Is there any existing solution, or maybe a clever way of using Microsoft Office 365 to announce your intention to attend at a certain date? Components / requirements: Calendar, covering ...
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How can I remove a document when the document is opened in Microsoft Word online 365?

How can I remove a document when the document is opened in Microsoft Word online 365? E.g. in Google document I can do:
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When Excel 365 online indicates that a formula in a cell contains an error, where do I see the error message?

When Excel 365 online indicates that a formula in a cell contains an error, where do I see the error message?
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How can one change the download permissions of several videos at once in OneDrive?

I have 10 videos on my OneDrive account (as part of my employer's Office 365 account) that are view-only by people having a link to it. How can I change their permissions at once so that all 10 videos ...
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How can one insert a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint presentation without having to host the video on some website outside Office 365 PowerPoint?

I want to insert a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint presentation without having to host the video on some website outside Office 365 PowerPoint. I could only find a way to add an online video to my ...
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Receiving invite responses on non-primary Google Calendars

I have set up an additional (non-primary) Google calendar and sent out a bunch of invites to events on it. After awhile I noticed I was only seeing responses from other Google users. Hoping it was ...
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How can one swap 2 columns in Microsoft Excel 365 if the sheet contains a sortable table?

I have a Microsoft Excel 365 file with a sheet containing a sortable table: How can I swap 2 columns in this sheet (e.g., swap column H with column I)? What I have tried unsuccessfully: Select ...
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Automatically add a calendar entry

We are using Office 365 / Outlook calendar to keep track of customer appointments. We have certain forms on our website for customers to request an appointment. After such a form is submitted, a ...
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Accessing In Place Archive of a Shared Mailbox in Office 365?

I'm currently working on a way to get access to the content in an in-place archive on a shared mailbox. We currently have a client who has a former employee's mailbox converted to a shared mailbox. It ...
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Is there any way to export PowerPoint slides to PNG while having each image the name of the slide?

I need to have a presentation with PowerPoint in several languages, so after the translation, I do not know the content of the images anymore. Then, if I do export the file to PNG, the images have ...
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How to use Gmail for POP from Office 365 when there are too many messages?

I have an email account in Office 365 that I want to transfer into my Gmail account. Unfortunately, the only way to do it would be to use POP (it doesn't seem like Gmail in the web interface allows to ...
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Gmail w/ MS Exchange server - correct setting for "Leave Messages on Server"?

I am trying to set up Gmail (web application) to work as the client for a Microsoft365 account. (Note: no I don't think this is a particularly good idea, but I am receiving a demand for this function, ...
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Is a 'shared calendar' simply a calendar that has been shared with one or more other persons

Is there such a thing in MS365 as a 'shared calendar' as distinct from a personal calendar or is a shared calendar simply somebody's calendar (probably not their primary one) that has been shared with ...
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Turning off email notifications for Office 365 Groups

We need to start using "unified groups" in Office 365/Azure AD for an intranet project that uses Azure AD as the identitiy provider. We want communication to stay in the platform, and what ...
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Global Contact List in Office 365 across all devices

I'm trying to setup a global contact list on Office 365 Exchange online, which will be visible in all devices. I've tried the following: Global Address List - Setting up users in Admin portal. Its ...
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Create permanent video meeting link in Microsoft Teams

I have recently started using Microsoft Teams for videoconferencing, since my organization is moving to it as its primary collaboration platform within our Office 365 application suite. I schedule ...
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What happens to my email and OneDrive if I switch from O365 business to O365 home?

I originally bought an O365 Business Premium subscription because I wanted email, invoicing and customer management. I found that the later two are only available to subscribers in the United States. ...
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Integrating Office 365 Calendar with Google Calendar

I am trying to integrate a offiche-365 calendar to google-calendar. The purpose is to use the ical from the google calendar in a 3rd party app where I can only read Google Calendars. However, ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Word Online doc

I create documents which I update frequently, I share these with a link which turns the document into a pdf when clicked ensuring whoever clicks the link always gets the most up to date, pdf version. ...
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Can you embed and link files that reside on sharepoint?

I have a Visio diagram I'm trying to link into a powerpoint presentation. Both files reside on the same Sharepoint site. I tried adding the Sharepoint document library to my local computer as a ...
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How to access your email account from Microsoft Office 365

I have logged into the Microsoft Office home page and the screen looks like this: How to proceed to view new email coming to my university account?
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How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for business account?

How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for a business account? https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-check-my-storage-usage-onedrive-business says: but I don't have the "site settings" ...
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Use custom domain with Office 365 family and migrate all email-accounts to outlook.com?

I currently have my domain under management at some webspace-hoster for nameserver/webspace/emails. I want to move the webspace to GitHub-pages and move all the email imap-accounts completely to our ...
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