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Office365 Groups

Office365 has a group system that allows users/members to email, share calendars, chat, and share files easily through the web interface or perhaps other interfaces.


To add/start a group

Currently due to security you must open a help ticket in our ticketing system. Please Select Email and Other.


Using the Group

General Access

In this document we will discuss accessing it through the web interface. To Access the group simply click on the “Groups” disclosure triangle on the left hand side under your email folders in Outlook Online and you will see it listed. In this example our group is “NWU Testing”

You will notice a toolbar under the Group name that easily allows you access to sections of the group.

Calendar

To access the calendar you will see it listed as a calendar on the left hand side under “Your calendars” in the Calendar app in Outlook Online. You can also access the calendar through the toolbar under the group name if you have already accessed the group.

Files

To access group files simply click on “Files” under the Group Title bar after you have accessed the group through Outlook Online.

Notebook

To access the group notebook simply click on “Notebook” under the Group Title bar after you have accessed the group through Outlook Online. NOTE: This takes you to OneNote online and out of the group access page.

Planner and Sharepoint Site

To access the Planner and the Sharepoint Site click on “More” under the Group Title bar after you have accessed the group through Outlook Online.

Here is the Planner view.

And here is the Site View.


Managing your membership in the group

You can unsubscribe from the emails or leave the group through the “Joined” menu on the right side under the Group Title bar after you have accessed the group through Outlook Online.


Managing the Group as the owner or administrator

You can access and manage the group through the 3 dots on the right side under the Group Title bar after you have accessed the group through Outlook Online.

Members

To manage members click on “Members” in the menu from the 3 dots.

Adding Members
  • Click on “Add Members” on the new screen.
  • A menu on the right hand side appear.


  • Start Typing the new members name and it should try to autocomplete.
  • Click on their name as it pops up in the autocomplete drop down.


  • Repeat for each member.
  • Click “Save” once you have selected all the members you want to add.
Removing Members
  • Click on the three dots that appear to the right of a members name when you hover over them.


  • Select “Remove from group”.
Make an owner/administrator of the group
  • Click on the three dots that appear to the right of a members name when you hover over them.


  • Select “Make owner”
Remove as owner/administrator of the group
  • Click on the three dots that appear to the right of a members name when you hover over them.


  • Select “Remove owner status”

Changing the group information and type

To manage the group information and type click on “Edit group” in the menu from the 3 dots.

In the window that pops up on the right of the screen you can change the group icon/picture, name, description, privacy, language, whether or not others who do not have a @nebrwesleyan.edu email address can email the group and if copies of messages go to all members.

Invite Others

To invite people with an email address that does not have @nebrwesleyan.edu to the group click on “Invite others” in the menu from the 3 dots.

  • In the box that pops up is a link.
office365/groups.1507663547.txt.gz · Last modified: 2017/10/10 19:25 by abrandst