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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Gmail conversations missing in new Outlook.com account

I just signed up for a new Outlook.com account and synced my existing Gmail account with my Windows Live account. However, when I view my Gmail messages within Outlook.com the only messages that show ...
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Receiving Windows Live friend requests at invalid Windows Live ID

My email address is being bombarded with Windows Live friend requests. The "to" field on these emails is clearly my email address, which I try to use as my Windows Live ID to sign in and change my ...
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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 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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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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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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I cannot register a new account on Live Azure

everytime I go to http://msm.live.com/app/default.aspx, a certificate error occurs. Does anyone know if there is another way to register an application in order to use Windows Live SDK?
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Using Windows Live Mesh with Flash Builder (Eclipse)

Any Windows Live Mesh gurus that could tell me what is not working with my setup? I have a netbook and a desktop - both with FB 4.5 (Basically Eclipse as far as I can tell) and thought it would be ...