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I have unwanted mail, what can I do? (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 50.0 - Updated: 12/5/2014 1:42:37 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I change my e-mail preferences for Care.com? (link)

In your e-mail from Care.com there is a statement.

"At Care.com, we do not send unsolicited emails. If you no longer want to receive these emails, please modify your group communication preferences."

Log in and adjust your preferences.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 30.0 - Updated: 4/30/2012 1:38:06 PM - Was this helpful?
When I try to Schedule an Appointment in Outlook, Everyone has "No Information."   (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 23.3 - Updated: 2/4/2014 11:25:06 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I change my network password? (link)

Go to password.wlu.edu and follow the instructions. 

Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

Score: 10.0 - Updated: 8/8/2013 2:17:10 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I e-mail the students in my class? (link)
  1. You can use the Course Distribution Lists that are available in the Global Address List (GAL) in Outlook or Entourage. The courses are listed alphabetically by discipline. The format is Chem 106_01 Spring 2009-10.
  2. In Sakai, you can use the Announcements tool to send e-mails. Choose High Priority to send e-mail to all participants of the site.
  3. In Sakai, use the EMail Archive tool. You will have to add the EMail Archive tool in the Site Info > Edit Tools screen.
  4. In Sakai, use the Mailtool too. You will have to add the Mailtool tool in the Site Info > Edit Tools screen. Note: The Mailtool has been deprecated by the Sakai Foundation. The tool is no longer supported and may not be included in future releases.
Score: 10.0 - Updated: 3/24/2010 2:32:35 PM - Was this helpful?
How Do I change my Colleague Password? (link)

For now you have two options.

 

In UI 4.3 accessed by go.wlu.edu/Colleague you can sign in with your username and underneath the password click "Change Your Password" link or login and Click Options and "Change Password".

 

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How do I change the "arrange by" in Outlook? (link)

In Outlook you arrange your incoming mail by changing the View.

Score: 10.0 - Updated: 7/20/2010 9:09:35 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I change my Phonemail password? (link)

To change your password:

  1. Access your PhoneMail box
  2. Press 9 for Mailbox Options
  3. Press 3 to Change Your Password
  4. Enter your new password then press #
  5. Wait for PhoneMail to verify your new password
  6. Hang up or press * 7 6 to log off of the system

Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

Score: 10.0 - Updated: 10/4/2010 8:59:51 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I do a mail merge? (link)

Mail merges can be done in Word.  If you need assistance please contact the Information Desk at X 4357 or enter a ticket in WebHelpDesk.  See Related Resources if using Word 2010.

Score: 10.0 - Updated: 11/12/2012 11:40:36 AM - Was this helpful?
What does the change to Office365 mean (students)? (link)
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Applies To: Students

Score: 10.0 - Updated: 4/30/2014 11:36:12 AM - Was this helpful?
Pictures are displaying as boxes in incoming mail in Outlook. What settings can I change? (link)

This is from an on-line forum...

Outlook does not download any pictures by default for HTML emails. Now this is nothing new, but what is different is that Outlook 2010 has added another layer of security around the pictures. In 2010 to enable images for HTML:

  1. Click on the new "File" tab
  2. Click on "Options"
  3. Click on "Trust Center"
  4. Clicn on "Trust Center Settings"
  5. Uncheck the "Don't download pictures automatically in HTML e-mail messages or RSS items" check box
  6. Click the OK button
  7. Exit Outlook 2010
  8. Close all your applications and save your work.
  9. Restart the computer.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 7/12/2013 12:06:38 PM - Was this helpful?
What will Micorsoft do if they see a sudden burst of outbound mail from a customer, will they throttle my mail? (link)
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Score: 7.5 - Updated: 4/30/2014 11:34:30 AM - Was this helpful?
How are Campus Notice different from Broadcast Mail? (link)

Broadcast Mail is a special e-mail message containing urgent or official information from the University. Anyone at W&L can initiate a Campus Notice; only authorized personnel can send Broadcast Mail.

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 7/19/2012 9:54:20 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I change sound settings on the BizHub? (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 7/30/2014 10:07:24 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I change the screen resolution on my computer? (link)

Windows XP -

  • Right click on your desktop
  • Click Properties
  • Click the Settings tab
  • In the Screen Resolution section, use the slider bar to choose the resolution you want.
  • Click the Apply button

Windows 7 -

  • Right click on your desktop
  • Click on Screen Resolution
  • Use the drop down box beside Resolution, use the slider bar to choose the resolution you want.
  • Click the Apply button

 

Macintosh

  • Click on System Preferences
  • Click Displays (If necessary, click the Display tab)
  • Choose the appropriate resolution from the list
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How do I change to abbreviated PhoneMail prompts? (link)

When you become more familiar with the PhoneMail system, you may want to select abbreviated prompts.  To change to abbreviated prompts:

      1.     Access your PhoneMail box
2.     Press 9 for Mailbox Options
3.     Press 2 for Prompt Level
4.     Press 2 for Abbreviated Prompts

Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 10/4/2010 9:02:04 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I (student) set up my e-mail on my Blackberry? (link)

1.In the email setup application, on the Email Accounts screen, press the Menu key.

2. Click Add Email Account.

3. Click your email account type. (Other if you do not see exchange)
4. Type your email address and password. Click Next.
5. For most types of email addresses, click POP/IMAP (Most common).

Provide the advanced setup information for your email address.

Click Next.

Applies To: Students

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 4/13/2011 4:05:56 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I change my view in one of my Outlook mailboxes? (link)

A user had a view they liked, but the view had been corrupted in their Inbox.  The user went to another folder and clicked on View, then clicked on Apply Current View to Other Mail Folders.

See Related Resources Outlook View for the screen shot.

 

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 7/12/2013 2:55:19 PM - Was this helpful?
Can I search my Outlook archived mail? (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 4/15/2015 3:06:13 PM - Was this helpful?
What is the URL for accessing my e-mail(Faculty/Staff)? (link)
Staff and faculty can go to https://owa.wlu.edu to log into e-mail from a web browser.

Score: 6.0 - Updated: 10/2/2013 11:37:29 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I check/change my privacy setting on Facebook. (link)

Updated 01/26/2011

 

• Visit Facebook.com, log in to your profile and click 'Account' in the top-right corner. From there, choose 'Privacy Settings.'

• From the 'Privacy Settings' page, click on 'View Settings' to see who can search for you, send messages to your account, see your education and work settings and more. Change all of these drop-down menus to 'Friends Only.'

• Return to the 'Privacy Settings' page and choose 'Customize Settings' near the bottom of the page. This new page will load a number of different privacy options, but you'll want to click through each one and change the setting to 'Only Me' so that nobody else can see your Facebook activity.

• Stay on the 'Customize Settings' page and scroll down to 'Things Others Share.' Here, you'll want to edit and disable settings so that your friends are unable to write on your wall, comment on posts and check you in to places.

• Return to the 'Privacy Settings' page and, under 'Apps and Websites' in the bottom-left corner, select 'Edit Your Settings.' This page shows all of the third-party websites and applications that you have given access to some of your Facebook information. If you see anything on this list that you want to remove, just click to remove it from the list.

• Stay on the 'Apps and Websites' page, scroll down to 'Instant Personalization' and select 'Edit Settings.' Uncheck the box at the bottom of this page to block other websites from accessing your Facebook interests. Select 'Confirm' when a pop-up asks you if you're sure you want to disable this option.

• Return to the 'Apps and Websites' page, scroll down to 'Public Search' and select 'Edit Settings.' To keep search engines from finding your Facebook profile, uncheck the box on this new screen.

 

Score: 6.0 - Updated: 1/26/2011 9:17:39 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I change my admin user account password? (link)
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I can’t access my archived e-mail (evault). Is there something I can do? (link)

Browse to this location: \\maltiris2\SoftwareDelivery\Symantec\EVault Plug-in and install EVClient_en.msi

 

If you still are unable to acces your archieved e-mails, call the Information Desk at x4357 or send an email to help@wlu.edu giving us the details and we will contact you.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 6.0 - Updated: 11/22/2011 2:56:48 PM - Was this helpful?
Can I do an e-mail (Outlook) merge form letter? (link)
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Will my email address change with Office365 (students)? (link)
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Applies To: Students

Score: 6.0 - Updated: 4/30/2014 11:36:05 AM - Was this helpful?
I create an e-mail with the delay delivery option and get an error (unsent messages in your Outbox...) when closing e-mail for the night. What do I do? (link)

In Outlook 2007 and domain computers, there is a group policy object in place that prevents caching mode.  If a computer is NOT in the domain OR is using Outlook 2010, then that policy does not apply, and by default, cached mode gets turned on. 

 

To turn it off, go to File, Account Settings, Account Settings.  Select her name, hit change.  “Use cached exchange mode” should be unchecked.

Restart Outlook

Score: 5.0 - Updated: 6/13/2011 1:27:59 PM - Was this helpful?
How do you change the background color of a slide in PowerPoint 2007? (link)

In PowerPoint 2007, right-click on the background area of the slide, choose Format Background, click on the icon with the paint bucket and pick a delightful color.

Score: 5.0 - Updated: 6/4/2012 12:52:34 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I revoke or change other people's access to my contacts folders? (link)

In Microsoft

At any time, you can change or revoke someone's access permissions to your contacts folders.
1. In Contacts, in the Navigation Pane, right-click the contacts folder for which you want to change permissions.
NOTE If you are using the Navigation Pane in Minimized view, in Contacts, click Navigation Pane, and then right-click the contacts folder for which you want to change access permissions.
2. Click Change Sharing Permissions.
3. Do one of the following:
• Revoke or change access permissions for everyone
1. On the Permissions tab, in the Name box, click Default.
2. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click None to revoke permissions or any of the other options to change permissions.
View descriptions of permission levels
WITH THIS PERMISSION LEVEL (OR ROLE) YOU CAN
Owner Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. As the folder owner, you can change the permission levels that other people have for the folder. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Publishing Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files.
Publishing Author Create and read items and files, create subfolders, and modify and delete items and files that you create. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Author Create and read items and files, and modify and delete items and files that you create.
Contributor Create items and files only. The contents of the folder do not appear. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Reviewer Read items and files only.
Custom Perform activities defined by the folder owner. (Does not apply to delegates.)
None You have no permission. You cannot open the folder.
• Revoke or change access permissions for one person
1. On the Permissions tab, in the Name box, click the name of the person whose access permissions you want to change.
2. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click None to revoke permissions or any of the other options to change permissions.
View descriptions of permission levels
WITH THIS PERMISSION LEVEL (OR ROLE) YOU CAN
Owner Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. As the folder owner, you can change the permission levels that other people have for the folder. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Publishing Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files.
Publishing Author Create and read items and files, create subfolders, and modify and delete items and files that you create. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Author Create and read items and files, and modify and delete items and files that you create.
Contributor Create items and files only. The contents of the folder do not appear. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Reviewer Read items and files only.
Custom Perform activities defined by the folder owner. (Does not apply to delegates.)
None You have no permission. You cannot open the folder.
3. Repeat step 2 for each person whose access permissions you want to modify.

 

Applies To: Staff

Score: 5.0 - Updated: 5/5/2010 3:12:41 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I forward an e-mail as an attachment using the full Outlook client? (link)
  • In Outlook, open up the message (sent or received).
  • In the Message tab at the top of the open E-mail, click on More and select Forward as Attachment.
  • Enter the person’s E-mail address to forward the E-mail as an attachment and send.
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How do I create a signature for my e-mail using the Outlook 2010 client? (link)
  1. In Outlook, click on File > Options > Mail.
  2. Click on Signatures.
  3. Click the New button.
  4. Type a name for your signature and click on OK.
  5. In Choose Default Signature:
  6. Select e-mail signature.
  7. Select if you want your signature added to New messages.
  8. Select if you want your signature added to Replies/Forwards.
  9. In Edit Signature, you have serveral options:  Type your signature, insert a picture, insert your business card, or add an hyperlink.
  10. Click on OK to return to your Mail.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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I’m getting bounce backs on a previously good e-mail address, what should I do? (link)

Sometimes you will get a bounce back from an e-mail address that you have used before. Please forward as an attachment the bounce back to mtrimmer@wlu.edu.  If it is determined that there is an invalid address that has gotten into your auto-complete address list you will need to remove the invalid address and manually enter correct address.

 

To remove the bad address you will need to remove the Name@address.com entry in you auto-complete list (the list of address that come up when you start typing in the To field). To remove the entry start typing “N” in the To field of a new message, use the arrow keys to move up and down the list until Name@address.com is highlighted, and press the Delete key.

 

After this you can manually type the address once and it will then again be in you auto-complete list, this time with the correct address.

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Score: 5.0 - Updated: 1/7/2011 10:51:35 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I get the plugin for Junk Mail Reporting in Outlook 2010? (link)

Go to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18275 and download the appropriate plug in for your PC or contact the ITS Information Desk at extension 4357 and ask for someone to help you install it.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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How do I change my ringtone on my NEC phone? (link)
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Can an Outlook mail merged email from Word be sent on behalf of someone else? (link)
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I'm a student and my mail server of m.outlook.com stopped working, what do I use? (link)

Microsoft has now changed the server to outlook.office365.com for mobile/POP/IMAP.

Applies To: Students

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How do I create Distribution Lists from an e-mail I've sent or received? (link)

There's not a direct way from the file menu, but you can do the following to save that group as a distribution list:

 

1. In the e-mail message you want to copy the names from, highlight the names in the To or Cc box.

2. Right-click and select Copy.

 

3. On the File menu, click on the down arrow next to NEW, and then select Distribution List.

 

4.  In the "Name" box, type a name for the distribution list.

 

5. Click "Select Members".

 

6. In the Members field, right-click, choose "Paste" and then OK. 

7. Click the "Save and Close" button to create the distribution list.

 

The first time you send to the distribution list, you will have to click CTRL + K, or the "Check Names" button to make the name of the list auto-complete.

Score: 4.3 - Updated: 9/24/2010 1:49:04 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I organize, rearrange, or change the order of my slides in PowerPoint 2007? (link)

1.   In a PowerPoint presentation, click View (at the top of your screen in the middle) and then click the Slide Sorter button (at the top left of your screen).

2.   Under the View tab click Zoom to open the Zoom dialog box and then select an amount to zoom to, 100% is the highest.

3.   Click a slide thumbnail and drag it to a location between two slides.  When you move the slide between two slides or to the far right or far left of a slide on a row, you’ll see a vertical line.  Once you release the mouse button, the slide will simply drop into the location of the vertical line.

4.   Click Normal view (top left of your screen) to return to the normal slide view.

 

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How do I get my mail into Outlook 2011 on my Mac? (link)

We are just starting on these instructions.  Please let us know of additions/corrections.

In Outlook 2011 you need to go to mail preferences and add an exchange account.

User name is full e-mail address with password.

When prompted say always allow.

Server is pod51000.outlook.com

 

Applies To: Students

Score: 4.3 - Updated: 2/16/2011 11:41:29 AM - Was this helpful?
How long do I have access to e-mail after leaving the University? (Faculty/Staff) (link)
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Can I change my phone to ring only 1 or 2 times and then go to PhoneMail? (link)
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Score: 3.8 - Updated: 10/1/2010 2:28:47 PM - Was this helpful?
I have an Error 0x8004920a when trying to access mail.wlu.edu through FireFox or Safari. (link)

This error occurs sometimes when using Firefox or Safari to access your Outlook Live account. Here's how to fix the problem:

In Firefox, go to tools, options, then click the privacy tab and click "remove individual cookies".  Then search for outlook and delete all OUTLOOK.COM cookies.  It should now work.  This method may vary in different browsers and versions of firefox.

In Safari, go Preferences/Security/Show Cookies and delete all OUTLOOK.COM cookies.

*Do NOTdelete ALL Cookies - just the outlook.com ones!*

Applies To: Students

Score: 3.8 - Updated: 9/10/2010 3:18:07 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I clear out an invalid (bad) e-mail address from my auto-complete? (link)
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Score: 3.8 - Updated: 7/6/2011 11:20:45 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I create Contact Lists from an Excel chart or received e-mail? (link)

Create a distribution list by copying names from an Excel chart or received e-mail message.   
  
1.If using Excel copy the column.
2.In the message that you want to copy the names from, select the names in the To or Cc box. 
3.Right-click your selection, and then click Copy on the shortcut menu.
4.In Contacts on the Home ribbon New - Click New Contact Group and Name it.
5.On the Contact Group ribbon Members - Click Add Members and select from Outlook Contacts.
6.At the bottom of the Select Members dialog box, in the Members box, right-click and then click Paste on the shortcut menu. 

Note   A member does not need to be in your Address Book in order to be added to the distribution list. The member's name and e-mail address will be included when you copy and paste from the original e-mail message.

7.Click OK.
8.Click Save & Close.

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How do I delete/empty trash/deleted folder on exit from mail in Outlook? (link)

In Outlook 2007,  Click File > Options: Other (tab) and check the little box that indicates it will delete messages on Exit.

In Outlook 2010/2013, Click File > Options > Advanced and under "Outlook Start & Exit" check "Empty Deleted Items Folder When Exiting Outlook".

 

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How do I send an e-mail attachment with the Tegrity link out of Sakai to a trusted viewer? (link)

Open up the Tegrity link from Sakai
Open the Session List and click the session you want to send
At the bottom you will see an Actions drop down menu (if not maximize the window)
Under Class Actions Click Get Class Link

Note ** UNCHECK the "Do not allow anonymous user ..." box
If you don’t the user will HAVE to log into Sakai

Copy the URL and send via e-mail to TRUSTED user

 

Score: 3.8 - Updated: 4/12/2012 10:26:58 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I add MY e-mail address on a BizHub so I don’t have to type it in each time I scan something? (link)
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Score: 3.3 - Updated: 8/22/2014 10:51:38 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I check or change my voicemail on my NEC phone when I am away from my office? (link)
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Can I get an exported list of all contacts at W&L that I can import into my personal address book in another mail client (Thunderbird, Gmail, etc.)? (link)

We do not provide copies of the address list for two primary reasons. 1 - it becomes a nightmare to troubleshoot issues as more and more out-of-date address lists are in use, 2 - if a machine holding these addresses gets infected with a virus that uses or collects addresses then our whole address list would be compromised.

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