Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 Mail to get improved Gmail support, Redstone 3 arriving in September and more

www.office.com/setup blogs: Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap. We are continuing the trend of our weekly “Windows 10 news recap” series where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Focused Inbox, more coming to Gmail accounts in Windows 10 Mail Read more about Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 Mail to get improved Gmail support, Redstone 3 arriving in September and more[…]

Microsoft introduces To-Do and a lot more in a busy April for Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: As April is soon coming to a close, the Office team has once again published its monthly recap of all the new features that shipped to Office 365 users this month, and the list is pretty big. The most important release may well be Microsoft To-Do, Microsoft’s new task management app that is expected to replace Read more about Microsoft introduces To-Do and a lot more in a busy April for Office 365[…]

Ignite 2017: Excel to get new data types to make it “smarter”

www.office.com/setup Blogs: In a story via TechCrunch, Microsoft is adding new data types to Excel in an effort to make Excel “smarter.” Microsoft will be able to achieve making Excel smarter with help from machine learning. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Jared Spataro, Microsoft’s Office general manager, and Rob Howard, marketing director of Office 365, gave TechCrunch a Read more about Ignite 2017: Excel to get new data types to make it “smarter”[…]

Ignite 2017: LinkedIn gains direct integration into Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft announced today at its Ignite conference that it’s integrating LInkedIn’s data into Office 365 apps and services. After connecting your LinkedIn account to your Office 365 account, you’ll be able to get personalised LinkedIn insights in Outlook and other Office 365 apps and services. www.office.com/setup Blogs: “Whether it’s a colleague, customer or Read more about Ignite 2017: LinkedIn gains direct integration into Office 365[…]

Office coming to Microsoft Store for Education in preview this June

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft announced Windows 10 S today at their Education event, surprising fans with a new take on the Windows 10 operating system. This one’s specifically geared towards organizations like schools that need only minimal functionality on their computers and have to prioritize speed and security. As a part of the Windows 10 S plan, Microsoft Read more about Office coming to Microsoft Store for Education in preview this June[…]

Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft’s Office Apps have become so utilitarian and appliance-like in the enterprise work sector that the thought of personalizing an Excel document can easily be laughed away as the fever dream of an overworked data analysis. www.office.com/setup Blogs: However, Microsoft’s Office team did just that this week; they came bearing the gift of Read more about Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel[…]

Microsoft To-Do can now be used with Office 365 Education accounts

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft To-Do, the company’s new task manager app, set to replace Wunderlist, now supports Office 365 Education accounts. The app is still in preview, so admins must still enable To-Do in the”Services & Add-ins” page of the Office 365 admin settings. The app also works with personal and work Microsoft accounts, though it’s still not possible to log Read more about Microsoft To-Do can now be used with Office 365 Education accounts[…]

Guest access coming to Microsoft Teams as external trials begin

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Two months ago, Microsoft shared that it wouldn’t be able to deliver Guest access to Teams in June, as the company promised it earlier this year. At the time, the Redmond giant explained that it was “facing some issues” with the much-anticipated feature, though it remained a “top priority” for the company. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about Guest access coming to Microsoft Teams as external trials begin[…]

Office.com redesigned to make getting to Office 365 faster and easier

Microsoft unveiled today a redesigned version of Office.com, the online hub that gives Office 365 users easy access to all their apps, documents, contacts and more. In addition to the slightly redesigned UI, Office.com now features an improved search experience to quickly find what you’re looking for. On the top left of your browser window, the Office 365 Read more about Office.com redesigned to make getting to Office 365 faster and easier[…]

Microsoft Teams previews Dial In Conferencing

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Earlier this month, we learned that Microsoft was preparing to upgrade Skype for Business users to Microsoft Teams, a transition that would be opt-in while the company continues to enhance the Microsoft Teams experience. There are definitely a lot of synergies between the two products, and a new feature that lets users join Microsoft Teams Read more about Microsoft Teams previews Dial In Conferencing[…]