How-To

How-To

How To Selectively Sync Folders In OneDrive And SharePoint

Syncing your OneDrive and SharePoint content to your PC is a useful way of accessing your data in the familiar Windows Explorer (or Mac Finder) view. It’s also a great way to work on items offline as you can sync in advance of travelling. But, there is a cost in terms of the background processing, especially if you have a large number of items in your OneDrive or SharePoint libraries.

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Stop Syncing OneDrive Items You No Longer Need

Syncing Teams or SharePoint files using OneDrive is a great way to get quick and easy access via the familiar Windows Explorer. However, over time you might end up syncing large numbers of files you don’t need or rarely ever use.

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How to Reset OneDrive

OneDrive and SharePoint files can be synced to your PC so you can access them in the familiar Windows Explorer. However, sometimes the sync may encounter problems, especially if you sync a large number of files. If this happens, you might to occasionally reset the cache OneDrive uses to keep track of changes.

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Outlook
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Import an Online Archive to your Mailbox

Online Archives are a great way to increase your mailbox storage in Microsoft 365 but they have some drawbacks, most notably for backup and retention. If you need to delete your archives for compliance but don’t want to lose the mail, you will need to move the archived emails back into your main inbox.

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How to add a Shared Mailbox to Outlook Mobile

If you have access to shared mailboxes and you need to view these in Outlook on your mobile, you don’t need to know the username and password for those accounts. You can add them using your existing delegated access rights.

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Best practices

To Save or to Auto Save?

Save as you go. If ever there was a golden rule of working with computers, this is it. Anyone who has ever worked on a document before losing their progress to an application crash or power cut knows only too well the dangers of not saving your work. So the introduction of Auto Save in Office seems to be, on the face of it, an absolute gem. But how does it work and what if you need to turn it off?

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How to reset your Windows Hello PIN

Windows Hello allows you to unlock your PC or Laptop using a PIN instead of a password, or if you have biometric inputs, facial recognition or a fingerprint. This is considered more secure than a password, even though it’s less complex, because it’s unique to the device you are using, and doesn’t leave the device to be authenticated somewhere else.

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