Helpful Hint! - To make viewing your desktop screen easier, first change the view. Here's how to do it.
From here, you are able to access your personal network drive as well as network shared drives. Also, by selecting "Fit to View" in the previous steps you are now able to see your custom Task Bar icons you have on your work PC. If you had bypassed this step, you would only see the Task Bar icons of the PC you are using.
For example, in this picture, the lower Task Bar is the PC you are using and the upper gray Task Bar is your own personal Desktop Task Bar.
For EMAIL, use the web-based option by opening a browser and going to https://login.microsoftonline.com/
IMPORTANT: If you do not log out of the PTCC Virtual Office (Staff Portal) correctly you will not be able to access files, folders, and network drives on your campus computer. Remaining logged into the portal will lock access to your documents from any other computer. You MUST log out following these steps to ensure your portal connection is closed completely.
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These platforms have been integrated so don’t let the name confuse you. Here is a quick article explaining what looks different in each one. Don’t worry, much has remained the same.
To join a meeting from the Microsoft Office Lync/Skype installed on your computer, follow these steps.
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Once your user name has been updated it may take up to 24 hours for it to take effect across all Office 365 (O365) Services. After the change has taken effect, you will have to sign into Outlook, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business and other O365 services with the updated user name. Following are directions for changing your user name within desktop applications.
|1a||If starting your PC for the first time after your user name has changed, and Outlook is in your Start Menu you will be prompted for credentials automatically. Skip to step 2.|
|1b||If working in Outlook, continue to work in Outlook until the Send/Receive connection breaks. The connection status is located at the bottom-right of the Outlook window. Exit and re-open Outlook to be prompted for your new user name credential.|
|2||1. Enter your new user name Employees/Guest: yourStarID@minnstate.edu Students: yourStarID@go.minnstate.edu 2. Enter your StarID password OPTIONAL: Check Remember my credentials to save credentials Click OK to sign in.|
Once your user name has been updated it may take up to 24 hours for it to take effect across all Office 365 (O365) services. After your account has been updated for each service (Outlook, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business and other O365 apps) you will need to sign in to the service with the updated user name. Below are directions for changing your user name within the Outlook app for Android.
Don’t have the Outlook app for Android? Start with the install, and then add a new account.
In 2017, the Minnesota Office 365 Single Tenant User Principle Name (UPN), or user name, changes from @mnscu.edu to @minnstate.edu. Staff at the system office using the Android Outlook app will need to reconnect their device(s) and the easiest way to do this is to remove the existing account and add it back with the new user name.
Start from Outlook NOTE: Deleting the account from within the Outlook app will automatically prompt you to add the account back with the new user name and retain many settings. Deleting from Android Settings may require you to fully configure the new account.
Once your user name has been updated it may take up to 24 hours for it to take effect across all Office 365 (O365) services. After your account has been updated for each service (Outlook, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business and other O365 apps) you will need to sign in to the service with the updated user name. Below are directions for changing your user name within the Outlook app for iOS.
The Outlook app is the recommended way to access Office 365 mail on your iOS device. Unlike the iOS native email and calendar clients, the Outlook app is fully supported by Microsoft.
Don’t have the Outlook app on your iOS device? Start with the download section.
|On a scheduled date in 2017, the Minnesota Office 365 Single Tenant User Principle Name (UPN), or user name, changes from @mnscu.edu to @minnstate.edu. Students, staff and guests using the iOS Outlook app will need to reconnect their device(s) and the most common way to do this is to remove the existing account and add it back with the new user name.|
|NOTE: Continue to access mail on your iOS device until the app fails to connect using the old user name.|
|1||When prompted to log in: Tap Login|
|2||Tap Delete Account Go to next section (Add Account), Step 2|
|1||Open the Outlook app|
|2||Tap Get Started|
|3||Tap in the email address area, then use the keyboard to enter your primary email address. Tap Add Account.|
|4||On the Office 365 pane, remove your email address . Enter your new user name Employees/Guest: yourStarID@minnstate.edu Students: yourStarID@go.minnstate.edu Enter your StarID password Tap Sign in|
|5||Tap Maybe Later (unless you have a second account to add).|
|6||Tap Skip,, or go through the informational slides. Your Inbox displays.|
Prerequisite: iOS 8.0 or higher.
|1||If the Outlook app is not already on the device, open the App Store and search for “Outlook 365”|
|2||Open / install the Microsoft Outlook – email and calendar app|
|1||Open the Outlook app|
|2||Tap GET STARTED|
|3||Tap in the email address area and enter your primary email address. Tap CONTINUE Enter your user name. If your email address is already in the field, change it to your user name Employees/Guest: YourStarID@minnstate.edu Students: YourStarID@go.minnstate.edu Enter your StarID Password Tap Sign in|
|4||Tap MAYBE LATER, unless you have another account to add Your Inbox displays|
To schedule a Skype meeting, you need a sign-in address and password from an organization that uses Skype for Business Server.
Notes: To look for a time that works for everyone, click Scheduling Assistant, in the Show section of the Meeting tab ribbon.
IMPORTANT: Scheduling a meeting with the default options, like we just did, is suitable for small, internal meetings, such as casual meetings with a few coworkers.
If you have a meeting with people outside your company, or you're scheduling a large event, change the meeting options before sending the invites to better fit your meeting
requirements. In the meeting request, on the Skype Meeting section of the Meeting ribbon, click Meeting Options, and then select the appropriate options.
To create a Skype for Business Meeting request in Outlook Web App, you have to:
NOTES: If you don't see the Online Meeting link, it could be for one of the following reasons:
If you'll have in-person attendees, in Location, type a location for the meeting, such as a conference room, or click Add Room for help finding a conference room.
TIP: To look for a time that works for everyone, click Scheduling Assistant, at the top of the meeting window.
TIPS: To view settings for who has access to the online meeting, who has to wait for you to admit them into the meeting, and who can present during the meeting, click Online
meeting settings (just above the message area).
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To get started, log in to your Office 365 Microsoft account here https://login.microsoftonline.com/.
Use the Windows logo key +P command for laptop display options. The Windows icon is located on the keyboard to the left of the spacebar.
Select how you would like your desktop screen to be displayed:
Computer Only - Shows your desktop only to your computer screen.
Duplicate - Shows your desktop on both your computer screen and a second screen.
Extend - Extends your desktop from your computer screen to a second screen for a panoramic view.
Projector Only - Shows your desktop only on a second screen.
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