Microsoft 365 Hacks

Switching from Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge – import your browser data easily

Support for Internet Explorer is ending soon – on June 15, 2022 . May’s “Guide of the month” shows you how to move your browser data (favorites and passwords) to Microsoft Edge quickly and easily. Get ready for a seamless switchover!

Microsoft 365 Hacks

Word, Excel, Outlook – who isn’t familiar with them? Nowadays, Microsoft 365 applications can be found on virtually every PC in organizations large and small. However, are all users also familiar with the various practical tips and tricks that can make their day-to-day work so much easier?

Our tts performance suite acts in the moment of need to provide precisely the support that is required for the Microsoft application being used at the time. These concise, easy-to-understand guides take the user through the application step by step.

To keep you up to speed, we’d like to share our Microsoft 365 hacks with you each month. You’ll get to know the latest features and discover new tips that you can apply directly to your everyday work.

By the way, as a Microsoft Empowerment maintenance customer, you can enjoy automatic access to the Microsoft 365 hacks every month via the download portal.


It takes more than Office to make a digital workplace

Microsoft 365 applications and services are essential for most digital workplaces, but digital workplaces aren’t just about writing emails or creating PowerPoint presentations. There’s always another system for staff to grapple with, such as ERP, CRM or PLM systems.

This is precisely where our digital adoption solution comes in, bringing people, processes and technologies into step. It’s vital for these three elements to work in harmony to leverage the potential of new software applications and ever-changing business processes.

Our solution, the tts performance suite, helps you boost digital adoption in your organization – regardless of whether that involves SAP S/4HANA, Salesforce, Microsoft 365, etc.


 

New guides in May

Our “Guide of the month” is just one of our step-by-step guides that we select and compile for you every month. Check out some of the other Microsoft 365 guides we provide for use in your tts performance suite:

Enable or disable Webcam, Microphone and Screensharing Options for Participants in a meeting (Teams 365)
In this guide you will learn how to generally allow or block the usage of webcam, microphone and screensharing for participants in a Teams meeting.

Create and edit a Forms survey in a tab (Teams 365)
In this guide you will learn how to create a Forms survey in a new tab of a Teams channel. The survey can then be edited by the team members. Forms is Microsoft's online survey and polling tool.

Add a Forms survey to fill out for your team (Teams 365)
In this guide you will learn how to add an existing Forms survey as a new tab to a channel. The survey can then be filled out by the team members in the new tab.

Use notes on a Whiteboard (Teams 365)
In this guide you will learn how to use the note function on a Whiteboard in Teams.

Activate or deactivate suggested replies (Outlook 365)
In this guide you will learn how to enable or disable response suggestions for mails.

Create Sticky Notes (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to create a note in Microsoft Sticky Notes. The Sticky Notes application in Windows is a great way to easily create quick notes on your Windows desktop and keep them in sight while you are working on documents. 

Mark a task as important (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to mark a task as important in Microsoft To Do. This can be helpful to quickly spot which tasks have the highest priority in extensive to-do lists.

Set a specific due date for a task (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to set a specific due date for a task in Microsoft To Do. This can be helpful to get a better overview of your tasks.

Using an @ mention in comments (Microsoft 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to mention people in comments within Excel, PowerPoint or Word documents. This can be useful when working on a document collaboratively with others and you have follow-up questions about specific passages of the document.

Add subtasks to a task (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to create subtasks for a task in Microsoft To Do. This can be helpful for keeping a better overview when working on a larger task over a longer period of time.

Set regular repetition for a task (To Do)
n this guide, you will learn how to set the regular recurrence of a task in Microsoft To Do. This can be useful for scheduling recurring meetings, weekly as well as daily tasks.

Personalize the lock screen (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to customize the lock screen of your computer in Windows 10.

Sync browser data across all your devices (Microsoft Edge)
In this guide, you will learn how to sync browser data like your history and open tabs across all your synced devices. This can be helpful if you are working on multiple devices and want to have the same environment in the Edge browser on every device.

Export favorites, passwords, and other browser data from Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge (Microsoft Edge)
In this guide, you will learn how to import browser data from the Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge. This option can be very helpful if you are setting up Microsoft Edge as your new default browser.

Install Chrome extensions in the Edge browser (Microsoft Edge)
In this guide, you will learn how to install Chrome extensions in Microsoft Edge. Thus, you are able to add your favorite Chrome extensions even in the Edge browser.