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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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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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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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Office 365 timezone for New Zealand is 2 hours too early

In Office 365, via settings cog -> your app settings -> calendar -> general -> region and time zone I've set the time zone to "(UTC+12) Auckland, Wellington" But its currently displaying 2am as the ...
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How to recover lost information when working offline in OneNote?

I was working offline in a project when OneNote was frozen (message with "loading..."). When I connected to the network and reopened OneNote it synchronized with the good copy of the "cloud", but all ...
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What is the .onebin file in OneNote 2013 cache folder?

I see a lot of .onebin files in OneNote cache folder. As recently I had problems with lost changes in an offline copy I want to know if it's possible to recover information from this files.
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Where did the single use code login option on live.com go?

The link to sign in with a single use code for a particular account isn't visible on the latest (as of December 2016) version of https://login.live.com/. Where is the option to log in with a single ...
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How to add a keyword rule to bounce email for certain user on Exchange Online?

We are using Office 365 email for our business. Is it possible to set up a mail rule, such that: for any incoming email to a certain user, e.g. John Lee there is a keyword in the mail subject or ...
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Flag email for follow-up in compose field

In the outlook for client application, I can flag an email for follow-up directly from the compose window (see screenshot below). Is there a way to do this in Outlook 365? The only way I can find is ...
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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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Connect a mail.live.com address to an office365.com account - unusual activity

My mail.office365.com aka outlook.office.com account has asked me to reconnected my mail.live.com account. This is what I have tried. 9:24 am at mail.office365.com... Clicked Settings > Mail > ...
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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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Improve performance in Microsoft OneDrive for Business webapp

I used to work with Google Drive and Dropbox but at this new job we have to go through Microsoft's OneDrive for Business. I use Chrome (latest version) on an Ubuntu 16.04 machine, and the web ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sending auto replies in Office 365 based on message contents

I want to be able to search each email I receive for a word and, if found, autoreply with Office 365 email. I couldn't find a way to do this (only unconditionally), so I set up the email to forward to ...
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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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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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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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When doing an Office 365 pilot using internal relay, how can users send email from their domain?

We are doing an Office 365 pilot using shared domains/internal relay following Microsoft's instructions here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Pilot-Office-365-with-a-few-email-addresses-on-...
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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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Sending email reminder automatically with Outlook 2016 [closed]

I recently purchased Office 365, and it came with Outlook 2016. I used to use Outlook on the internet to set up recurring appointments. Reminder emails would be sent to the attendees a day before the ...
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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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Merge existing Microsoft Account into new 365 Account

I've had a Microsoft Account with my own name@company.com email address for a few years. I've used this for Bing & Skype. We've now moved our company over to Office 365 so my name@company.com ...
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Mailbox can't synchronize appointment, contact, and tasks

I've got a mailbox in Dynamics CRM which is throwing the error "Mailbox can't synchronize appointments, contact, and tasks. Another Microsoft Dynamics CRM organization is configured to the same ...
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Show more folders in Outlook Web Access for Office 365

I have many folders for organization and I find the most recent version of Outlook Web Access for Office 365 to be clunky when trying to access them. This is the structure that I have presented to me ...
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Office 365 inbox rule for “Other emails”

We just moved to Office 365. For an Office 365 account I can have a "Primary email address" and a few "Other email addresses". We used those "other" email addresses for promotions, system mails, etc....
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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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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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How will an existing Office 365 student subscription interact with a subscription from a laptop purchase?

I've previously purchased a Student copy of Office 365, which was a one time price for 4 years. This gives me a subscription through ~2018 . Say I now purchase a laptop or tablet that "includes" a ...
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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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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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Can I send email from Office 365 from a different email address?

Say I use Office 365 to pick up my email, all email I send is from my Office 365 address. I have a web app that sends email on my behalf from admin@somedomain.com, which is set up as a forwarder to my ...
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What are the differences between the Home and Business editions of Office 365?

There appear to be two editions of Office 365 with coparable price points, Office 365 Home and Office 365 Small Business Premium. Is there a comparison chart that compares all editions side by side, ...
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“Someone else has been using your account” — can I see who?

In live.com and related services that use the same account I've been receiving the message It looks like someone else might be using your account Now, this has happened to me before in other ...
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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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Sharing calendars between Windows Live accounts

My spouse and I have Windows Live accounts (for our Windows Phone 8's, but let's just focus on the Windows Live end for now) and would like to share our calendars with each other. We haven't been able ...
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Restrict Google Apps / Office 365 access from home

I am looking to move my small business off of POP email to something hosted. I have looked at Google Apps for Business and Office 365 but one crucial roadblock remains unanswered: How can I restrict ...
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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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Weird date display on Windows Live Calendar task view

In the Task view within Windows Live Calendar, this is how my to-do items appear: What is not user friendly about the Sat DD/10 is that it could be any Saturday in the month of October. Why the "DD"? ...
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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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How to link to an answer at community.office365.com

community.office365.com is Microsoft's microsofty attempt at a QA site. Among other astonishing problems, I can't find an easy way to link to an answer. On StackExchange I would click on share, and ...