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Outlook Online App Launcher Issue

March 2, 2017

User Impact: Users may be unable to view some app launcher tiles within Outlook on the web.
More info: Affected tiles include SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Office Online. Exchange Online app launcher tiles are not affected by this issue. Users may go directly to SharePoint or OneDrive to access full App Launcher menu.

NEW FEATURE! Guest access for Office 365 Groups

September 9, 2016

Now you can share your Office 365 Group's files, calendar, and messages with anyone who has a valid email address! Guest access works for any email account including corporate and consumer domains (such as Outlook.com or Gmail.com). If the guest email identity is associated with a Microsoft account (such as Office 365 or Outlook.com accounts, for instance), the user is directed to a sign-in page to identify themselves. If the guest doesn’t have a Microsoft account, they will be directed to a sign-up page to create an account. For more information please visit:

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Skype/Office 365 Online Training Session

August 22, 2016

On August 24th at 1pm, HUIT will host a live, drop in session for your Skype and OneDrive questions. You can come in at any time, using the link below for the Skype session. You can practice, see what Skype can do, or ask questions about a business problem you want to solve with these technologies. If you have questions about the session, feel free to email Steve Leibowitz . To join, click this link- Join Skype

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8/5 - Changes to the Office 365 login pages

August 1, 2016

This Friday, from 10PM-midnight, HUIT will perform a major upgrade to the Office 365 authentication engine (ADFS).  This upgrade will change the look of the login pages, improve the overall security,  provide additional fault tolerance and add several important product features.  

Apple Mail users & private emails sent to mailing lists

February 25, 2016
A relatively recent update to Apple products has resulted in incorrect email addresses being associated with contacts. This potentially affects anybody who uses Apple Mail directly and everyone else indirectly.

After the update, Apple Mail will by default attempt to get contact information from the signature line in an email. When you receive an email, for example, through a mailman mailing list, the mailing list adds a footer that looks like a signature and may contain the email address of the mailing list in it (e.g., 
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Office ProPlus is now available! Download and install the latest versions of Microsoft Office

July 24, 2015

Office ProPlus is part of the Office 365 suite of services offered to all Office 365 For Harvard customers. Office ProPlus will allow you to access your Harvard University Office 365 account and all of your Office 365 applications from any personal device, anywhere, any time.  Harvard is making this available for personal use only at this time. Click here to learn more.

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