SOLVED: How Much Space Your Email Taking in Office365?

If you have an Office365 account, you likely know that you have 50GB worth of storage space.  However, it is not obvious how much of that 50GB limit you are currently using.  Questions like: ‘How large is all of my email’, ‘How much space do I have left in my Office365 email?’ and ‘What is my mailbox usage on Office365?’ need answers. There are four ready ways to determine the size of the mailbox in Office365:…

SOLVED: How Disable CONVERSATION VIEW in Office365 Webmail OWA and Outlook 2016

Conversation View was a pretty neat idea that I thought I would really like when it was released in 2013.  The idea of bringing all of the replies into a single thread in Outlook sounded great.  In practice I HATE IT because I find it much harder to find individual messages and because if you delete one message, you delete the entire thread… not cool.  So, how can I turn off Conversation View is a…

Video: SOLVED: How To Check / Release Office365 Quarantine Email Messages

If you have ever not received an email that you know was sent but did not bounce back to the sender, it might be that the backend server has marked it for deletion and put in the Quarentine.  Microsoft, and all good companies, have email filtering that saves you from the most aggressive spam.  In Microsoft Office365’s case, the default settings will block about 75% of your spam because Microsoft’s servers know that: Many others have…

SOLVED: Video: How To Change Outlook Attachments From Linking to SharePoint OneDrive

If you are attaching files from your Office365 Onedrive Sharepoint cloud storage using Outlook 2016 you will find that it provides a lovely drop down showing you your recently edited files.  If you select files from that list and they are stored on OneDrive / SharePoint what it will actually attach is a lLINK to your files and not a copy of the actual files. Microsoft’s argument is that this new feature lets your recipients…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How to Select Copy Paste Only The Visible Cells in Excel

If you want to select copy paste only the visible cells in Excel: In Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or Excel 2016, select the cells you are interested in On the HOME tab, click SELECT GOTO Click GOTO SPECIAL Click VISIBLE CELLS ONLY Right click on the cells you selected in step 1 and click COPY Paste the cells wherever you want and you will see it took only the visible cells

SOLVED: How to Change Privacy Settings For Children on Xbox One or Xbox 360

If you have an Xbox and you set your kids up as children on the Microsoft Account, you may want to edit their security and privacy settings. SHORT WAY: Click https://account.xbox.com/en-us/Settings Click on your child’s icon / gamer tag Click PRIVACY Change the settings you want to change Click XBOX ONE ONLINE SAFETY Change the settings you want to change LONG WAY: How to Add a Child To Your Xbox or Windows 10 Account: Surf to…

SOLVED: How To See Users OneDrive For Business Files As The Global Administrator

If you are using OneDrive for Business then you should be concerned about how to access the data your staff are storing on in that Microsoft cloud.  Fortunately there is a way to access the files that does not involve you changing the users password and signing in as them. To access your users OneDrive For Business: Log into portal.office365.com with your Global Administrator account.  Expand USERS > ACTIVE USERS > find your account >…

SOLVED: Cannot Paste Into OneNote 2016

If you can not PASTE content into OneNote, you are likely in VIEW ONLY mode.  If you have purchased OneNote or you have an Office 365 subscription that includes OneNote, you can confirm this is the problem by: Click the menu bars  (three horizontal lines in the top left corner). Click SETTINGS Click ABOUT confirm it shows LICENSE TYPE: VIEW ONLY If it does, you can quickly correct the problem by: Click the menu bars  (three…

SOLVED: Does Skype For Business on Office 365 Connect to Standard Skype

The short answer is yes, but you need to add each contact one by one using their Skype Name  2015. In April 2015, Microsoft Offce365 support said: …it is not feasible to add the free Skype users except those who have Microsoft accounts as contacts to Skype for Business. Currently, to use the Skype directory integration feature, a Skype for Business Server 2015 is required in the backend server. Due to that currently the backend servers…

SOLVED: How to Add Google Analytics Code To a PHPBB

If you are using PHPBB, the most awesome of all the Bulletin Boards, you will likely want to add in your Google Analytics tracking code.  The question is how?  Well the answer is, in the same place you add in Google AdSense advertisements.  Open the following file, using a text editor (like Notepad++ which is a free download): phpBB-3.1.xxx\phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html and just before the </BODY> tag (near the very bottom of the file) just paste in…

SOLVED: How to Change the COPYRIGHT Line At the Bottom of a PHPBB 3.1 Site

This is a touchy subject because the good people that write PHPBB want to receive credit for their hard work… and I personally agree with that.  However, I wanted to add in my own Copyright and owner information on each page so and the easiest way to do that was to prepend my text to the PHPBB Copyright text. The file you want to edit is: phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html and you want to change the {CREDIT_LINE} to…

SOLVED: How to Center A Google Advert in PHPBB

If you are using PHPBB (PHP Bulletin Board) you likely want to make some money using Google Ads.  If you are using the latest branch of PHPBB 3.1.x you likely have already figured out that you need to add your Google AdSense code to: phpBB-3.1.xxx\phpBB3\styles\prosilver\template\overall_footer.html but now you can’t figure out how to center that advertisement.  The answer is to add a CENTER command around the AdSense text like: <div align=”center”> Insert your Google AdSense…

SOLVED: Folders and Invalid Files Can’t Be Dragged To Upload on OneDrive

If you have ever used OneDrive or OneDrive for Business, you most likely have tried to move a folder in and been promoted with “Folders and Invalid Files Can’t Be Dragged To Upload” which just makes no sense at all for a product that has been around this many years.  Regardless, that is the case. Fortunately there is a VERY easy way around this insane limitation: Click the COG icon near the top right corner…