Office 365 Roundup – 11th July 2016

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June has been a month for mobile updates. The new SharePoint App has been released for iOS; Microsoft Intune, which allows central administration of mobile devices, has been updated, and the Office 365 Admin App has been updated to bring it more in line with the new Admin Site. Stay Informed 21/06/2016 – New SharePoint App for iOS The much anticipated SharePoint mobile app for iOS has been released. Stay connected to important content, sites, portals and people from across your intranet while on the go. Microsoft is also working on Android and Windows Universal versions, which are expected to be released before the end of this year. Audit log search Read more… 19/06/2016 – Microsoft Intune Updates Microsoft Intune allows you to remotely manage your users’ mobile devices and PCs from the cloud. Using Intune, organisations can provide their employees with access to corporate applications, data, and resources from virtually anywhere on almost any device, while helping to keep corporate information secure. This system is updated on a monthly basis – click here to see what’s new. Read more… 17/06/2016 – Office 365 for Business Community is joining As of 17th June, is being merged with the Microsoft Community at The Microsoft Community already includes Windows and Office support, and so you will now be able to search all of these forums at once. The current site will automatically redirect to the Microsoft Community. Later in the year, Office, Office for Mac and Office 365 for Business  will be reorganised under one category called “Office”. Office 365 for Business Administration topics will be unchanged. 14/06/2016 – New version of the Office 365 Admin App The design of the admin app has been updated to give one management experience across the new Office 365 Admin Center and the Admin App. The Admin App gives you access to a large portion of the tasks that you need to do for Office 365 Administration, along with Push Notifications, Mobile Device Management and Push Notifications. It has a rating of 4+ stars across Android, Windows Phone and iOS. Announcing a new version of the Office 365 admin app 1
  • Monitor service health
  • Manage users
  • License and billing management
  • Direct access to most used settings
  • Important information highlighted to you
  • Submit support requests
13/06/2016 – Office 365 Groups Administration Office 365 Groups are great for informal collaboration, where people want to quickly spin up a space to share documents and team discussions without creating a new site in SharePoint. Microsoft have release some updates allowing you to manage these more easily. You can restrict the creation of groups to certain users and manage the privacy settings on a group more easily. Read more…