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A set of subscription based software services that require monthly or periodic payment of fees to Microsoft Corporation.

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How to avoid constant logging out from Outlook Web App?

Every certain period of time I got logged out from Outlook Web App, part of Office 365, automatically like every hour without any apparent reason, and the message reads: You signed out of your ...
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Does Hotmail or Outlook.com have a feature where appending a plus sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address?

Gmail has this feature where appending a plus ("+") sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address. This makes it easier to filter emails sent to you, by checking which ...
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How do you change your Microsoft Live global account information, like primary email address?

I've had my .NET Passport -> Windows Live ID for a very long time. Since that time, I've changed my primary email address and would really like to not have to use my email from highschool to still ...
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How to forward/re-direct emails from Outlook Live WebApp account

Our work email accounts were just transferred from our in-house server to Outlook. I want to forward some or all emails arriving in that mailbox to another account. I can't seem to find such an option ...
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Select or move more than the displayed emails in Office 365’s Outlook?

When I click the checkbox to select all the emails, it selects all the emails in my view. Which means that if I have 900 emails in my inbox, and tick the checkbox, it will select… 9 emails. I would ...
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How do I rename a folder in Office 365's Outlook?

I have created folders in Office 365's Outlook, but cannot find how to rename them. When I right-click or control-click a folder's name, here are the options that are displayed (these are folders I ...
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Catch-all address on Windows Live domains

I know that GMail for your domain has the ability to catch all email that is sent to a non existing address and forward it to a domain's internal address. eg: doesnotexist@mydomain.com is redirected ...
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How can I extract email addresses from emails on Office 365?

I need to create a list of email addresses of those I've been emailing and who have been emailing me via my office 365 email account. If it were a hundred or so people then I'd just do it by hand (...
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Does Microsoft Office offer you free online storage like Google Docs?

Does Microsoft offer anything in terms of online storage, something similar to Google Docs? I'm thinking of just keeping a few essential files on the "cloud", so I'll need as little as 50MB. Is ...
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Microsoft Teams — Where's the meeting tab?

According to Microsoft's Documentation (I can't add more than 2 links due to rep, so Google Microsoft Teams schedule meeting, click on the first result titled Meetings and calling - Office Support and ...
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Office365 Query Strings and URL Parameters

I'm looking for a reference of URL parameters that can be passed into Office365 to be used as links for the MAILTO: protocol and other uses. For instance, Outlook Web App in Office 365 will take the ...
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Are @live.co.uk and @live.com the same Microsoft/Windows live/Mail/Outlook.com/SkyDrive account?

Are @live.co.uk and @live.com the same Microsoft/Windows live account? For example: email sent to an address at @live.co.uk arrive in the same mailbox as @live.com ? Do @live.co.uk and @live.com ...
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When sharing a SkyDrive folder, where does it show up in the recipient's SkyDrive home page?

I created a SkyDrive folder and then gave 5 of my work colleagues access to read/write/upload/delete files from that folder. So far so good. But when my colleagues go to their own SkyDrive home ...
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How to set custom date reminder in Outlook 365 Online web app

Is it possible / how can I set a flag with a custom date in Outlook 365 Web App? I right-click on the flag button and see everything but custom date!
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How to configure plain text email signature for Office365?

I have changed my mail settings to plain text for the Outlook webapp. I also added a signature with the delimiter --: -- Philipp Kretzschmar Software Developer Yet whenever I send mails to my ...
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Publish free/busy status of multiple Exchange365 calendars

I have multiple calendars in Office 365 and would like to publish on the web my free/available status with respect to all the calendar. The same question have been asked for Google Calendar here: Show ...
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Can I totally delete an Office 365 organisation (and all associated data)?

Is it possible to totally delete all data about your organisation on Office 365, to get to a place where your Office 365 account might as well have never existed? By this I mean is it possible to ...
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Share a folder between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

I have a personal OneDrive account where I keep a lot of documents. I also have OneDrive for Business through my institution (University), which gives me the more complete version of office online. ...
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Where can I view the change history in PowerPoint online (Office 365)?

Where can I view the change history in PowerPoint online (Office 365)? For example, in Google documents, I may view the change history: I don't see any Previous Versions option in the Info tab:
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Notifications for Outlook Web Access

My organization asked us to support a limited Microsoft Office license that only allows access to portal web applications, such as Excel, Office, and Outlook online. The only inconvenience is that ...
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How do I select more than 9 Inbox items (but less than all the emails) in Office 365's Outlook?

When I try to select several emails in Outlook within Office 365, here is what happens: I can select 9 emails (or 13 emails if I disable the preview text in the preferences) if I click on the first ...
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How to enable Application Passwords for an account in Office365 Business

I asked this question on Superuser: Does Office365 have application passwords like Google does? While I had my question answered about Office 365 Personal (I found that application passwords are ...
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How can I configure Outlook.com new message keyboard shortcut?

The Outlook/Live/Hotmail keyboard for Create new message is Ctrl+N... this always opens a new instance of my browser. This is not what I want and means I can't avoid the need to keep on reaching for ...
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Using an Excel survey in Office 365 for business

A instructor in our community college is trying to create a survey using Office 365. The link https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Surveys-in-Excel-hosted-online-5fafd054-19f8-474c-97ec-...
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Gmail as client for O365

How do I configure a personal Gmail account to act as the client for my company provided O365 email account? Would it simply be a matter of setting up SMTP / IMAP, or is it more complicated that that ...
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Office 365 forwarding email to gmail goes to spam because fails DMARC

With Office 365 set to forward emails to Google Apps (i.e. Gmail), the forwarded messages are going to spam because according to the Gmail interface, they have "a from address in example.com but has ...
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Can I share an Office365 Group Calendar with external users?

I've enabled external sharing in the Office365 administrative area. Users can share their own calendars with external users, which simply emails them a generic iCal URL that anyone with the link can ...
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Customize OWA to Office365 Transition Page

We are implementing office 365 email accounts for our organization. To start the users still go to our regular outlook webmail login screen (xyzmail.xyz.org) They enter their credentials and click ...
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Set the picture on a Contact in Outlook.com/Windows Live

How can I set the picture for a contact on the web at Outlook.com? I have Windows 8 and and using the People app I can set a picture on the desktop but that doesn't show up on the web. On the web ...
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Phrase to trigger Action items in Office 365 (Outlook/OWA)

"Action items" in Office 365 Outlook detects sentence which needs follow up. I am wondering what phrase besides "please ..." could be used to trigger this function? Example:
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How do I count the number of contacts/emails in Office 365

I only have access to the web interface. How do I count the number of contacts for a user? I have full admin access as well as access to the account in question. In Firefox, Ctrl+A highlights the ...
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@hotmail.com or @live.com?

is there any difference between email accounts created with either domain?advantages disadvantages?. There must be a reason for Microsoft creating the @live.com domain.
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How do you get rid of emails in bulk in Office 365's Outlook?

I don't know if that's a bug or the normal behavior. I have 2388 emails in my Office 365 Inbox. If I proceed to a search among them using the string 'Goldilocks', all the emails with this word in the ...
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Can you automate placing emails in folders in Office 365's Outlook?

I use Office for work. Frequently, I will get a massive amount of work emails in my mailbox. A regular Monday morning. This includes 0 unwanted emails, only work. I would love to know if there is a ...
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How do I change the language in Office 365's Outlook?

I'm trying to change the language of my Outlook/Office 365. At the moment my version of the site is in both French and English and I am trying to make it all English. In the Settings right-side pane,...
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Office365 group's member cannot send email as group's email account

How can a user send email as the assigned group's shared email account? More detail: Our company has an office365.com account. User someone@company.com is a member of a group with info@company.com ...
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Can I use Office 365 business with Dropbox Pro?

I was used to use my Office 365 home account with Dropbox (Pro version). I recently upgraded to the business version of Office 365 but I didn't find any ways to use it together with a Dropbox Pro ...
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How do I make shared folders on SkyDrive sync to my Mac via the client?

Windows Live Skydrive has a Mac client that downloads files from the SkyDrive to my computer. However, this is only the files I've uploaded, not the ones shared with me. So I end up having to ...
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Can I use Live Mesh with my Live Groups account?

I have a Windows Live account and use the Mesh drive to synchronize some various files and photos from work and home. I recently setup a Live groups account, which includes 5GB of storage for the ...
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Office Live, SkyDrive, pictures and files management

I'm using the Microsoft Office Live file space (aka SkyDrive) to share my photos. I have two problems: It seems that I can't get any rational urls for my images. They are something like: http://...
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Link to create a new email in Outlook 365

How do I make a link that will open a new email page in Outlook Office 365? For example, http://webmail.cris.com.tz/?view=compose&to=doublea@test.com will open a new email page in Zimbra webmail ...
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Office365 SMTP access is very slow

I've been given an Office365 account for work, and I'm try to set it up with an SMTP client (to be specific, msmtp, for use with Mutt). Though the SMTP transfer takes place OK, it takes a long time (>...
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Email aliases on Windows Live Domains for custom domains

I have hosted my email on Google Apps and was trying to move it to Windows Live Domains. However, when I tried to create my email address as me@mydomain.com I received the error: The requested ...
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Adding many similar inbox rules in Outlook 365

I want to create several very similar inbox rules in Outlook 365. In Outlook 2007, I could do this by creating one rule, then use the Copy command and edit the part that needs to change. In Outlook ...
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In Windows SkyDrive, is there a way to the get direct link to 'Open in <full client>'? [closed]

Let's say you have an Excel file in SkyDrive. Right now the only way I can figure out how to open it directly in the full Excel application is to open in on the web first and then click the 'Open in ...
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How do I increase the width of a table in OneNote Online?

I have a table in the OneNote app in Office365. I want to increase the overall width of the table, and I also want to add columns to it. However, whenever I try to drag the right side of the table, ...
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Download pictures from skydrive.live.com without creating a user?

A relative sent some pictures to my parents, using some skydrive.live.com service to store them. Of course Microsoft tries "recruit" new users when they have a chance... Is there any way to download ...
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Saving my Word documents online

I can't quite believe this isn't possible, though I fear it may not be. I have Windows 7, Office 2010 (or whatever the latest version is) and a Windows Live account. I want to write a document in ...
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Make Office 365 Calendar Events Accessible in Alexa, or iCal via Google Calendar

I have 2 calendars - Office 365 and Google. I use Office 365 for work and Google for personal. I have successfully published the Office 365 calendar to my Google calendar using the answer found here:...
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Is it possible to move documents in Skydrive?

It seems like pretty basic functionality and I think I must be missing something, but is there a way to move documents within the skydrive web app? It seems like this feature was lost in the recent ...