Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

November 13, 2019

When you want to update a file with new information, it is important to check out the file first and then make the changes. You can check in the file back to make it available for others to view and edit. Learn the order in which one must perform the check out and check in actions and see how to discard a check out. There is also information on how to know who’s got a file checked out and steps to check in multiple files at a time.
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November 6, 2019

Learn some useful tips and information about uploading files and folders to a Document Library in SharePoint. Know how to upload files to a SharePoint Document Library using the drag and drop method. You can also learn tips to upload large or multiple files to a document library, and more.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

October 30, 2019

You can manage projects by using the excellent features of SharePoint. We would like to give you some tips on how to add tasks to a timeline in SharePoint, and steps to change the appearance of the timeline to a preferred manner. Learn how to indent or outdent tasks, and how to move tasks up and down in the timeline easily.
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October 23, 2019

SharePoint Team Sites can be utilized for project management by preparing them for specific tasks and processes. Learn how to manage projects on a SharePoint Team site by knowing tips to plan and manage a project in a SharePoint platform. You can also explore how to add tasks and assign them to users as part of a project, and steps to add columns to the task list.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

October 16, 2019

Have you ever encountered issues with shared calendars in Outlook? This week we are presenting a handful of tips to get rid of those known issues. Learn how to solve issues with accessing shared calendar after migration, and trouble in editing a shared calendar in Outlook 2016. You can also find tips to tackle the HTTP 500 error when accepting a shared calendar, and issues when trying to send a calendar sharing invite in Outlook on the web.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

October 9, 2019

By default, everyone who has access to a SharePoint site will get access to files stored in it. However, if you want to share files with a user without access to the site, you need to know the file/folder sharing options in SharePoint. This week we will give you information on how to share files & folders in SharePoint, and steps to see with whom a file/folder is shared. You can also learn how to get a link to a file, and tips to stop sharing or change permissions of SharePoint files.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

September 25, 2019

The benefits of sharing a calendar in Outlook will surely impress your team. It enhances your team’s efficiency and communication. You can balance assignments and events, along with saving time. Learn how to share your calendar in Outlook and steps to change calendar sharing permissions. You can also learn how to publish your calendar.
Dock 365 SharePoint tips

September 18, 2019

Sharing documents, files, and other content with people within and outside your organization is an important process. You can share Office 365 sites with external users to make collaboration smooth. Learn tips to share content, and to fine-tune settings to get the best out of this feature. Know how to share Office 365 sites with external users and edit the sharing settings of a site collection in the admin center.

September 4, 2019

Last week we shared tips to get started with Microsoft Planner. Now let’s give you more insight to utilize plans more effectively. Learn how to add people to a plan and steps to assign tasks to those people. There are also step by step instructions to make someone else an owner of a plan, and steps to add a guest member to a plan.

August 28, 2019

Microsoft Planner enables you to create a plan, assign tasks, make teams and a lot more things in just simple steps. This week we would like to give you tips to get started with a plan in Microsoft Planner and to add tasks to a plan. You can also learn how to create a new plan and group, and steps to add a plan to an existing group.

August 21, 2019

You can customize the Office 365 theme from the admin center effortlessly. You need admin rights to change the default theme that determines how the top navigation bar for everyone in the organization is displayed. Along with that, you can also learn to edit or delete a custom tile in Office 365 app launcher. Know how to promote the custom tile to App Launcher to make it easier for users to access a section quickly.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

August 14, 2019

Knowing how to make your SharePoint Online 2019 site look different is important. This week, we would like to talk about different techniques to customize a SharePoint Site. You can get tips and information on how to change the logo of a SharePoint Team or Communication site, and how to change the name, description, site classification, and privacy level of a group-connected SharePoint Team Site. Learn how to apply a site design to make your customizations exceptional.
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August 7, 2019

Distribution lists make it easier to send messages to a group or category of people. Learn how to create a distribution list in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center, and steps to add a user or contact to a distribution list. You should also know how to add a contact to Microsoft 365 Admin Center if it’s not already listed. We have also added steps to send an email as a distribution list in Office 365 in this week’s tips.

July 31, 2019

SharePoint allows you to create sites and pages that let you achieve objectives easily. This week’s SharePoint tips gives you information about creating a site design and some of the main characteristics of the SharePoint design principles. You can also get some useful tips on authoring pages in a SharePoint Site. You can also make a good understanding of the 2 basic modes involved with the SharePoint authoring experience.

July 24, 2019

Procedures for configuring SharePoint hybrid solutions are multifaceted. Good awareness and knowledge about these processes are essential for the best results. Learn how to configure Office 365 for SharePoint Hybrid, and what are the services required for hybrid deployments in SharePoint Server. You can also get information on steps involved in setting up Managed Metadata service, My Sites, and User Profile service.
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July 17, 2019

Apps have an integral role in making SharePoint Sites perfectly customized according to the functionalities of your organization. Learn about the different stages in the app installation permissions request flow, and how to approve or deny requests for installing an app. You can also learn how to view the pending app requests, and steps to make the app available after approval.

July 10, 2019

Office 365 services offer great possibilities and opportunities to businesses. It is important to asses the usage of Office 365 services by your employees well, in order to determine who needs extra quotas or who don’t need an Office 365 license. Here are some useful tips and information about activity reports in the Office 365 Admin Center.

July 3, 2019

Learn how to monitor information about apps in your SharePoint environment. You can track information regarding the usage and error information regarding the apps. The first step to start monitoring the apps is to add them to the list of apps you wish to track. Here are some handy tips to process the tasks effectively.
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June 26, 2019

You can add links to important sites and content in the SharePoint start page. This will make it easier to access those frequently accessed content. This is done by adding those links to the Featured Links section in the left pane of the SharePoint Start Page. Learn how to add, delete, edit, and change the order of the links in the Featured Links section.
Dock 365 SharePoint Tips

June 19, 2019

Search features and abilities are abundant in SharePoint and Office 365. This week’s SharePoint and Office 365 tips show you how search works in SharePoint Online, and what are the benefits of Cloud Hybrid Search for SharePoint. You can also learn how Cloud Hybrid Search works and how to verify whether it’s working.

June 12, 2019

This week we will give you some tips and tricks to use the Highlighted content web part well. Learn how to add the highlighted content web part to a page, and steps to assign content to it. You can also learn how to set up a filter or sort the content for an organized view, and steps to pick the layout for the Highlighted content web part.

June 5, 2019

Microsoft Search is an intelligent search facility that helps you to find people, files, and everything you want to find within and even from outside your Microsoft ecosystem. Learn how to get started with Microsoft Search in Office, and how to get help for using an application from Microsoft Search. You can also use the search facility to find files easily and explore quick definitions.

May 29, 2019

Sharing files and folders with a link in SharePoint and OneDrive is a popular feature. Learn how to change the default link type for sharing files and folders in SharePoint Online. You can also learn how to restrict domains in external sharing in SharePoint Online. There are also tips about how to secure a SharePoint Online Extranet Site, and key SharePoint Online Collaboration Features.

May 22, 2019

Learn how to add and delete users to Office 365. Get to know about different ways through which you can add bulk numbers of users to Office 365. Know who can perform these actions and what are the procedures. You can also stop paying for the license of a deleted user by following the simple steps mentioned here.

May 15, 2019

Learn how to create a filter for a Power BI report and share a filtered Power BI report. You can also view useful information on how to grant access to users whom you have shared a report, to the underlying dataset. We have also included some troubleshooting information to achieve a good user experience with Power BI reports and dashboards.
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May 8, 2019

Learn how to share a dashboard or report in Power BI. This week’s SharePoint & Office 365 Tips and Tricks shows how to check who has access to a dashboard or report you shared, and how to stop others from sharing the dashboard/report. Do you want to turn off resharing for a dashboard or report you have already shared? we have a solution for that too.
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May 1, 2019

Using the Microsoft 365 Usage Analytics option available within the Power BI, you can gain useful insights on how your organization is adopting to various Office 365 services. Learn how to enable Microsoft 365 Usage Analytics, how to instantiate the content pack in Power BI, and steps to make the collected data anonymous. There are also tips to get started with those reports.

April 24, 2019

Page diagnostics tool for SharePoint Online can help you enhance the performance of SharePoint. Learn how to install the Page Diagnostics Tool and analyze classic publishing pages and pages on classic team sites. Get to know tips to use the Diagnostics Tab and the Network Trace Tab. Furthermore, you can learn how to enable the Microsoft Support Level Feature.
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April 17, 2019

Learn how to change the default experience of lists and libraries in SharePoint Online. You can also understand how to easily know who has files checked out in SharePoint Online, steps to choose which column to display in a document library, and tips to choose which column to display in a document library. There are also handy tips on how to arrange the columns in a document library.

April 10, 2019

Check Out, Check In and Versions are important features that let users manage files and documents in a library effectively. Learn how to check out and check in files to a SharePoint Document Library. You can also discover how to discard a check out from a document library, and steps to make it mandatory to check out a file before editing.

April 3, 2019

This week’s SharePoint tips and tricks give you information about configuring page approval. Learn about the steps to configure page approval, how to turn off page approval, and steps to delete the page approval flow. Above all, you will also get some handy tips to make the configure page approval process most effective.

March 27, 2019

Knowledge about finding and managing pages in your SharePoint Sites gives you total control. The tips here let you find pages in a SharePoint Site effortlessly and enlighten you on how to restore a SharePoint Page to a previous version. Further, you can also learn how to unpublish a page and steps to turn external sharing On or Off for a site.
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March 20, 2019

Pages in SharePoint sites give you the freedom to share ideas in the form of images, videos, documents and more. We are here with a bunch of tricks and tips that let you create and publish pages into a SharePoint Site. You can also learn how to customize the title area of a page, edit the page, and how to make the page easy for others to find.

March 13, 2019

Web parts can be used as building blocks of SharePoint pages. There are plenty of web parts available with different functionalities and purposes. You can use them to add text, dynamic content, video, files and lot more to a page. Here you will find information on how to add, move, and remove a web part. Also, learn about the web part maintenance page in SharePoint Online 2019.

March 6, 2019

We know how important it is to sync with your SharePoint Online Libraries. This week’s SharePoint Tips consist of various steps that you can follow to fix SharePoint Online sync problems. By following these tips, you can access files online and ensure enough space for the right files to sync.

February 27, 2019

By following this week's SharePoint Tips and Tricks you can learn to connect an Office 365 Group to a SharePoint Site, and stop sharing OneDrive or SharePoint files or folders or change permissions. There is also information on changing your contact preferences for communications from Microsoft, and steps to add a tab with a link to an existing SharePoint Site or SharePoint Library to your Microsoft Teams.

February 20, 2019

Learn how to set up release option in Office 365, and how to create a team in Microsoft Teams from this week’s SharePoint Tips. You can also gain easy tricks to add a team owner and create a channel in Microsoft Teams. Have you accidentally made any change or any of your files got corrupted? See how you can restore OneDrive to a previous time.

February 13, 2019

The security level of your organization depends on daily activities and security settings. This week’s SharePoint Tips give you some effective tips and tricks to strengthen the security of the Office 365 and Microsoft 365 plans of your organization. Check the Office 365 Secure score before getting started.

February 6, 2019

You can create an extranet site in SharePoint online and give access to your clients, vendors, and partners to make it easier to collaborate/share information with them. This week’s SharePoint tips give you information on how to create an extranet site, invite users, monitor external user activity etc.
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January 30, 2019

Learn how to manage documents and files more efficiently using Office 365 and SharePoint. This week’s SharePoint tips gives details about how to upload files to a Document Library, create SharePoint Blog, and steps to Add/Remove members from an Office 365 Group. Get access now!
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January 23, 2019

Document management and storage is the primary purpose of SharePoint, but the platform has grown beyond that today. This week’s SharePoint tips introduce you some easy ways to track and stay up to date with your files, folders, and the whole document library whenever necessary. Check out these tips and stay productive.

January 16, 2019

This week’s SharePoint Tips teach you how to turn external sharing On/Off Globally for SharePoint Online and for individual site collections. It also shows how to let SharePoint sync with the OneDrive Sync Client, and steps to restore a previous document version.

January 9, 2019

Organizing and Connecting SharePoint sites are made easy with Hub Sites. Hub Sites allow you to organize sites based on projects, region, departments etc. This week’s SharePoint Tips is all about creating, setting up, and defining site design for Hub sites.

January 2, 2019

Let’s start the New Year by learning about SharePoint theming engine. Composed looks make it easy to brand SharePoint Sites. It allows customizing the sites by changing color, font and background image. Learn to execute the Composed Looks opportunities in SharePoint.
December 26, 2018

December 26, 2018

Ready to learn new SharePoint tips and tricks? This week’s SharePoint Tips let users customize the appearance of the modern website, and to star rate documents and items based on user feedback. Also, learn about the search options, and permissions required to perform the customizations.
December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018

Get things done easily with this week’s SharePoint hacks like creating specific views, social networking web part, and some useful keyboard shortcuts.
December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018

SharePoint allows you to integrate a lot of tools to work more efficiently. This week’s tips cover some keyboard shortcuts and easy ways to bulk edit list item properties.
December 5, 2018

December 5, 2018

Learning new things gives immense joy! Learn cool SharePoint tips and hacks here that will make your life easier. This week is all about Document Version Control, Wild Card Search, Document Check-In & Check-Out.