Recently, we updated the spam filters with the Microsoft Defender-based filtering platform. The platform now allows us to add warning labels to unverified messages. So, if you get a message from a new sender or from an email that is not verified, you will get a fair warning. Here are a few examples of the new notices in Outlook. Continue reading New Email Tags Provide Warning for Suspicious Messages
With Zoom and Microsoft Teams very much an integral part of our workaday lives nowadays, Outlook seems to have taken a liking to adding Teams meeting links automatically on all of your meetings when you create them. Of course, not every meeting requires an online component, so this feature can become fairly annoying when you are frequently scheduling meetings. If you’d like to tell Outlook to stop adding these links automatically, here’s how to do so! Continue reading Quick Tip: Disabling Automatic Online Meeting Links in Outlook
Over the summer, Microsoft released its latest versions of the Microsoft Office Specialist exams: Microsoft 365 Apps Associate and Microsoft 365 Apps Expert. Starting this semester, anyone interested in certifying with OIT will be offered the Microsoft 365 Apps exam, with the exception of the Outlook Associate exam, which is currently only available in the 2019 version. Continue reading Introducing the New Microsoft 365 Apps Exams
Earlier this summer we told you about our upcoming switch to a new spam filter for SMU email accounts. Well, the time is here to make the switch! As we move to the new Microsoft Defender-based filtering platform in the coming weeks, here’s a summary of how to report spam and view your Junk E-Mail folders. Continue reading Your New Spam Filter: What to Expect
Adoption of Microsoft Teams across campus has accelerated over the past few years, and with that comes routine upkeep to make sure your team stays active. OIT policy sets Microsoft Teams and Groups to expire after one year. Make sure you pay attention to your email for the 30, 15, and one-day expiration reminders to renew your team(s) and keep them active. Continue reading Microsoft Teams: Don’t Forget to Renew!