Office 365 – Change from Semi-Annual to Monthly

Create a bat file setlocal reg query HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Configuration\ /v CDNBaseUrl if %errorlevel%==0 (goto SwitchChannel) else (goto End) :SwitchChannel reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Configuration /v CDNBaseUrl /t REG_SZ /d "http://officecdn.microsoft.com/pr/492350f6-3a01-4f97-b9c0-c7c6ddf67d60" /f reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Configuration /v UpdateUrl /f reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Configuration /v UpdateToVersion /f reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Updates /v UpdateToVersion /f reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OfficeUpdate\ /f :End Endlocal Run as admin Load up office go to account click on update now...
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Error when opening file synced through onedrive

Trying to open a file you may get Error 0x80070194 The cloud file provider exited unexpectedly Options try again skip cancel Found onedrive was not running in task bar, When trying to open onedrive it appeared in taskbar but immediately closed and no trace of it in task manager. I ran %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset  and loaded up onedrive and it stayed open...
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Add Azure Active Directory User to Local Administrators Group

Through the admin portal a user who is a globe admin is a admin on the local pc that is on the azure domain. However for better security you there are time in which you need to be a admin to use some software. On the pc first login with the azure user account you want to add as admin.(this gets the User GUID to the PC) Open command prompt as admin (you will need to enter your admin details) then type the below and click enter net localgroup administrators AzureAD\username /add for example test31341@pyrolaptop.co.uk username is test31341 If you have azure connect replace Azuread with the domain that you are syncing...
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Office 365 SharePoint Change External Sharing policy using Powershell

  Install the modules Microsoft Online Service Sign-in Assistant for IT Professionals RTW Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell (64-bit version) SharePoint Online Management Shell   1) Open Windows PowerShell as an administrator (use Run as administrator). 2) Run this command, and enter Office 365 Global Admin credentials. $credential = Get-Credential 3) Run these commands to connect to Office 365. Import-Module MsOnline Connect-MsolService -Credential $credential 4)Run these commands to connect to SharePoint Online. Replace your-tenant with the actual value for your domain. Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell -DisableNameChecking Connect-SPOService -Url https://your-tenant-admin.sharepoint.com -credential $credential Get-SPOSite Get-sposite https://your-tenant.sharepoint.com/Site location Look at Sharing Capability To change what one you type to change to "Disabled" – external user sharing (share by email) and guest link sharing are both disabled "ExternalUserSharingOnly" – external user sharing (share by email) is enabled, but guest link sharing is disabled "ExistingExternalUserSharingOnly" - (DEFAULT) Allow sharing only with the external users that already exist in your organization’s directory "ExternalUserAndGuestSharing" - external user sharing (share by email) and guest link sharing are both enabled   Set-SPOSite -Identity your-tenant.sharepoint.com/Site location -SharingCapability ExternalUserSharingOnly  ...
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Export Office 365 mailboxes to PST using eDiscovery

Works on windows both Client and server OS Requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Works best on Internet Explorer 10 and up, for Firefox and Chrome a Click-Once add-in is required Steps to export Office 365 mailboxes to PST using eDiscovery 1) Open up internet explorer and then login to a global admin account for the tenancy, on the apps page select Security & Compliance, or if you clicked on on admin under Admin centers select security & compliance from there 2) One thing to do is to ensure the account has the correct permissions. First from security and compliance page click on Permissions  Then click on eDiscovery Manager then select Edit Role group Go to Choose eDiscovery Administrator and under Select eDiscovery Administrators it has a list of accounts that are already admins, if the account you are using does not show up click on Edit, if it does show up skip to Step 3   Then click on Add and search for the name...
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Use Outlook 2016 without an email account

To use Outlook 2016 as a personal information manager without an email account, use the following steps. Click the Windows key and then type Run. In the Run window, type Outlook.exe /PIM <your profile name> and then click OK. This will create a new profile in Outlook without an email account. You can then use Outlook to store your contacts, tasks, and calendar information. ...
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Stuck Office 365 Login in Chrome, Firefox, IE

Chrome: Settings > Show advanced settings > Content settings > All cookies and site data.. > Search for office365.com > Click "Remove all shown" Firefox Select Options > Privacy >  Click "remove individual cookies." > Search for office.365.com > Click Remove All Internet Explorer Select Internet Options > Click Settings under the General tab > Click View files >Search for and delete any cookies from office365.com > back in IE Navigate to the Caches and databases tab > Select office365.com and click Delete...
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