Office 365

The Garage Series: Tech analyst and writer Paul Thurrott’s 5 favorite things about Office 365

The last in a 6-part series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by technical analyst and writer, Paul Thurrott, to discuss his favorite things about Office 365. Paul brings his rich background and insight to discuss how he uses Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 Small Business Premium across the desktop and mobile apps, as well as the back end services to tie everything together. If…

Office 365

Cloud services you can trust: Office 365 availability

“Your complete office in the cloud” is how we think of Microsoft Office 365. While it gives us enormous pride that one billion people use Office, we deeply appreciate the responsibility we have to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations every day. We recognize that productivity apps are mission critical; using them is how work gets done. It is imperative for us to ensure our service is trustworthy and reliable…

Excel

Manage your spreadsheets with Data Validation in the Excel Web App (aka an awesome tool to prevent your friends from messing up your data)

If you’ve ever wanted to leverage the power of Data Validation in Excel combined with the flexibility of Web Excel, now you can!  In this post we walk through an example of how easy it is to collect information from a group of friends through Web Excel without having to worry about managing emails, receiving incorrect data, or manually aggregating information.   Read on to learn more!

Office Online
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Webinar: Working with the Office Online

In this week’s webinar, you’ll learn how to use the free, browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, plus get the scoop on the latest updated features. NOTE: This webinar from August is still valid. Office Online was formerly known as Office Web Apps. Office Online was also updated in November, 2013 and a new webinar was created: http://aka.ms/newapp123. Check http://aka.ms/offweb for upcoming webinars. Can’t view this video? It’s also…

OneNote

OneNote for Android updated, fixes loading issues for most devices

Today we released an update to OneNote for Android which addresses an issue that some customers experienced where the app would not load correctly. This only happened on devices which had a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor which is used in select Android devices. When we first heard from you about this problem we blocked those devices and now with this update the app should be available on most devices. Read on to…

Office Online
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Webinar: Back to school with Office Online and OneNote

For many, school starts in just a few weeks. In this webinar, you’ll learn how Office Online can help with the dreaded team project and how to make sure your OneNote notebooks are class-ready. Plus, we’ll tell you about discounts just for students. Note: Word Online was formerly known as Word Web App. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer. Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to…

Office 365

OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad

OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad available now!  OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad provide even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online.  OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on the browser, but with additional capabilities that are only possible through native integration…