A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Friday, March 28, 2014

Sharepoint online part 2

Part 1

All devices listed above in the figure are supported. As an example, we will set it up for iPhone in this section. In the software section, click phone & tablet link on the left side then click on iPhone. Click get apps button. It will take you to another page. Enter your mobile number and click Submit to receive a link in the form of a SMS or you can directly open the link www.office.com/business-apps on your mobile device. The mobile apps shown below are available on your iPhone:

§  Word
§  Excel
§  PowerPoint
§  OneNote
§  OWA
§  Lync
§  SharePoint

You see following page when you open the above link. Click on OWA to go to the App Store and install the application. It’s free.

Figure 11-10: Office Web Apps

After installing, click Open to open the application. Click continue and login with your username and password (for your SharePoint online site). It may take a few seconds to find your server. After a few seconds, you will see a welcome screen. You will be prompted to allow OWA to access your contacts. Click Ok.

Once signed in, you can switch between Mail, Calendar, People and Options by tapping on the icon in the bottom left corner of the app.

Figure 11-11: Navigation

This takes you to a navigation screen with titles you can tap to reach the desired module.

Figure 11-12: Say it

You can tell your device what you want it to do. Tap and hold the “go to” button and say what you want the application to do. This is a great feature but isn’t available in all languages.

Figure 11-13
: Manage mail

A quick swipe of each list view item reveals a set of actions such as delete, flag, move and mark as read/unread. In the Inbox, you see all messages. In Calendar, you can add new events. You can easily swipe from day-to-day, week-to-week or month-to-month, and you can tap on any calendar item to display a preview of the event details.  In the People, you see all contacts. Your OWA contacts are automatically synced to the native address book on the device.

You can also setup Office 365 email on your iPhone using SMTP settings. The server name for IMAP and POP is outlook.office365.com and the server name for SMTP is smtp.office365.com. These settings can be used if you are using the latest version of Office 365.

Figure 11-14: Email settings in iPhone

Go to iPhone settings and select Mail, Contacts, and Calendars. Select Add Account. Select Other. Select Add Mail Account. Add Name, Email, and Password and hit Next. Under Incoming Mail Server, enter outlook.office365.com in the Host Name field. Enter your email address in the User Name field. Under Outgoing Mail Server, enter smtp.office365.com in the Host Name. Hit Next. Hit Save to save the settings. Now go to Mails (Tap Mail icon on your device), you will see new account listed there. Tap the link to see the emails.

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