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MS Office/O365
Getting Started with OneDrive and SharePoint Commons
The university replaced personal file shares, known as Z-Drives, and common file shares, known as the Common Drive with Microsoft Cloud services. OneDrive Storage and SharePoint Online can by synced with the OneDrive App on your computer letting you interact with your data via Windows Explorer,...
rating 2 Jul, 2020
Sharing OneDrive files and folders
Sharing OneDrive files and folders: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6qpwTI5lRI
rating 3 Feb, 2021
Office 365 in the Cloud
Go to the Eastern Home page via: https://www.easternct.edu/ Click the Hamburger menu button all the way on the top right of the screen Click Faculty and Staff or use this link: https://www.easternct.edu/portal/faculty-staff.html
rating 3 Feb, 2021
View Someone Else's Outlook Calendar
If you routinely need to see someone's available time you can add their Outlook calendar to your list of calendars. This will let you see when they are free or busy but not the specific details of their appointments. Open Outlook and go to your calendar. Right click on My Calendars, go to Add...
rating 27 Mar, 2020
Mobile Scanning Applications
Mobile scanning applications offer a great way to capture information from documents, whiteboards, business cards, receipts, menus, signs, handwritten memos, or anything else containing text that you want to import but not manually type out yourself. These two options are available for both iOS...
rating 14 Jan, 2021
Free Up Space in OneDrive
If syncing your One Drive is taking up all your HD space, go to your OneDrive icon in Windows File Explorer (it’s the manila folder icon on your taskbar). Right click on the OneDrive icon like in the image below and click Free up space. This will take you through a process where it will removed...
rating 21 Oct, 2020
Use mail merge to send bulk email messages
Use mail merge to send bulk email messages The following link contains information from Microsoft about Mail Merge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/use-mail-merge-to-send-bulk-email-messages-0f123521-20ce-4aa8-8b62-ac211dedefa4
rating 3 Mar, 2021
MS Access for Students
MS Access is a part of the Microsoft Office Suite. Students that need it on personal Windows machine can download it through their normal 0365 accounts. It will be included in the download. All windows machines on campus have Access installed.
rating 31 May, 2022
Accessing MS Office 365 apps
Accessing MS Office 365 apps This article offers a workaround to access your Office 365 apps via the Microsoft my apps portal: https://myapps.microsoft.com/ Go to the Microsoft my apps portal: https://myapps.microsoft.com/ Locate the grid on the upper left-hand corner of your screen and...
rating 20 Apr, 2023
Uploading Files to OneDrive
Saving files to OneDrive from Eastern Computers Shared computers located on campus (i.e., in the library, in classrooms, and dorms) are wiped nightly. To save and continue their work later or on another computer, students must save their files on a portable device or to the cloud. Eastern students...
rating 25 Oct, 2023