Update to Microsoft 365 and Outlook for Windows connectivity

To ensure that we meet performance expectations, Microsoft is updating the supported versions of Outlook for Windows that can connect to Microsoft 365 services as of November 1, 2021 - so you have plenty of time to prepare for a phased change to newer versions of Outlook, as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription or Hosted Exchange email solution that includes appropriate Outlook licenses....
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Upgrade macOS to access new Microsoft 365 for Mac updates

As of the Microsoft 365 for Mac, November 2020 update, macOS 10.14 Mojave or later is required to receive updates to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. If you continue with an older version of macOS, your Office apps will continue to work but you will no longer receive any updates including security updates. If your organisation is not using macOS then you can disregard this change,...
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Windows 10 has a hidden emoji picker – here’s how to use it

Windows 10 has a hidden emoji picker you can use to type emoji in any application, even desktop programs like Google Chrome. It’s accessible by pressing a keyboard shortcut combination. How to Open the Emoji Picker To open the emoji picker, press Win+. or Win+; on your keyboard. In other words, hold the Windows key down and press either the period (.) or semicolon (;) key. Your cursor must be...
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Bing Webmaster Tools to be fully revamped by July

While a lot of attention is paid to Google and their Search Console service for webmasters, Bing still deserves a look in - after all Bing powers Yahoo search results as well as a lot of other smaller search engines so it's 2 for 1 on the big names when it comes to managing your site's ranking on Microsoft's Bing search engine. Microsoft's Bing team announced Tuesday at SMX London that Bing...
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Microsoft: Co-editor chat directly from documents to be retired

Microsoft has announced that the ability to initiate a Chat directly with a co-editor of a Word, Excel, PowerPoint document will be retired over several weeks beginning mid-April (across the web, Windows and Mac versions of Office and Office 365). Moving forward, Microsoft suggests that communication with others working in Office documents should be carried out using document Comments when you...
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Microsoft are rolling-out the Microsoft 365 Admin Centre

Microsoft  are introducing the all new Microsoft 365 Admin Centre. This is available to Targeted Release users now and will be available to all Office 365 users by the end of July. To use the new Microsoft 365 admin center now, just follow the steps below to enable the new Microsoft 365 Admin Centre for your organization. Admins previously using the Office 365 admin center to manage Office 365...
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