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Sharing email folders in 365

March 23, 2018

I’ve had a few issues with this over the years but here’s a few tips to help troubleshoot if you get problems sharing out email folders to other people in the organization.

  • “Permissions can’t be saved for folder X”
    • A quick solution to this is to head over to Outlook! Yes, apparently Outlook is better equipped to add or change permissions than the web portal on Microsoft’s servers.
    • This solution worked for me and weirdly having to use Outlook as my main conduit for permissions changes might seem a little odd but Microsoft are still working on the web portal interface and all the junk that goes along with that.
    • It works the same way, i.e. right click on the folder you want to share and choose Folder Permissions.
  • After adding permissions you still get denied access.
    • After adding users to the folder we want to share, they still aren’t allowed to view it! The problem lays in the root folder (the users name in the folder structure)
    • Right click on the users name > Folder Properties > Add > search for the user you want to give permission > OK. 
    • Change permission level to Reviewer (at a minimum) > OK.
    • ~
    • Now go to the other mailbox and add that shared folder in.
  • To add the shared folder on the end user do one of these options;
    • File > Open & Export > Other User’s Folder > type in the users name or click name and search for them > OK (you have to use the Inbox folder type)
    • The alternative way to add is below;
    • File > Account Settings > Account Settings > Double click on the email account > More Settings > Advanced > Add (from “Open these additional mailboxes”) > Type in the users email address > OK > OK > Next > Finish.

 

Let me know if the above is confusing and I’ll try to write a better guide.

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Office 365 emailing invoices

July 6, 2017

I had a client that wanted this so I looked into it and found the following;

  • Login as an admin
  • Go to Billing
  • Go to Billing notifications
  • Toggle on or off for emailing ALL admins.

Unfortunately at this time there is no way to select which users will get the notifications. It will email ALL admins regardless of their admin role.

Firefox’s Tiles on startup/homepage

September 26, 2016

I had a client ask about this and it’s really not obvious how to set this up so did some research and I know I’m not going to remember this in… an hour from now… so here it is;

  • Set the startup (home) page to about:newtab
  • From there you can pin, delete, etc the tiles.

Problems with Chrome on OSX

May 12, 2016

I had a problem with a Mac that whenever I tried to run Chrome it would fail. I uninstalled and reinstalled but it would still fail.

The fix was to clear out his Chrome profile located here;

  • ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome

If you don’t care about the plugins/Bookmarks/etc then go ahead and either delete or rename the Chrome folder. If you do then you’ll need to poke about within that folder to save the info you want.