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Office 365 primarily denotes a set of subscription based software services that require monthly or periodic payment of fees to Microsoft Corporation.

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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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Enable/disable features in Office 365 on a user or group basis?

Is it in a way possible to enable/disable features in O365 (E1 Plan) on a per User/Group basis? We'd like to enable the following features only for a specific group of users: Delve (Office Graph) ...
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Feature “SharePoint Server Publishing” disables jQuery

I'm currently configuring a SharePoint Online (Office 365) site where I need to use jQuery. A very common scenario where I do as I usually do. So I activate Site Collection Feature SharePoint Server ...
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'Open this Task' button missing from Office documents opened from SharePoint Online

If I have a Workflow Task assigned to me from on-premise SharePoint, when I open the related document, I see a WORKFLOW TASKS: Please approve .... alert in the ribbon as shown below. This call-out ...
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O365 Management Activity API: Webhook Notifications not being received

I've been playing around with the Management Activity API in Office 365 as outlined in the api documentation. Everything is working as expected, except that when I add a subscription with a ...
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How I can get authentication token from SharePoint Online and create event in Outlook 365 calendar without navigating to login window?

I have to create an calendar event in Outlook 365 from SharePoint Online. I know that I can achieve this using https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/events call in Microsoft Graph API. The only problem ...
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Modern Document Library doesn’t use default Content Type

When creating a new document library and selecting Document Template “None” or “Microsoft Word Document” (which is default), you get a list of office document template to choose from when you create a ...
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SharePointContextProvider.Current.GetSharePointContext(Context) returns null on postback - provider hosted app

I have a provider hosted app hosted on Azure and installed in SharePoint Online (Office 365). While testing the app, I found a strange issue, where if the page remains idle for around 10 mins and then ...
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Full-trust SharePoint hosted app licensing

As we know, Apps for SharePoint that request full-control permissions are not accepted in the Office Store. So, how to implement licensing management and validation then? Especially for SharePoint ...
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Send email through Office 365 outlook account programatically

How to send email through office 365 outlook account programatically? I tried with below code to send a custom email but getting exception on first line, Code SmtpClient mailClient = new ...
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Check current user is SharePoint Administrator

Is it possible to check if the current account is a SharePoint administrator? The only way I can think of achieving this is by attempting to login to the https://tenant-admin.sharepoint.com and check ...
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Map Active Directory Custom Properties with Office365

my company offers support to one of our clients and they use Office365. The question is that they wanted to map custom properties from their Active Directory to Office365, so they could create custom ...
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Does SharePoint Online have a Central Admin section like SharePoint 2013 / 2016?

I've logged in to SharePoint Online in Office 365, but I'm not able to see Central Admin section. I want to know if a Central Admin section is available on SharePoint Online or, if not, how we can ...
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Cannot get all site collection users using CSOM

I am an admin of a new site collection in a SharePoint Online environment, and I can see all the users in user pickers. However, if i want to get the users in CSOM, i.e: var users = context.Web....
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Office 365 groups vs Yammer vs Teams

What are the use cases or scenarios where you would choose one of these 3 : Yammer, Office groups , MS Teams. I know its kind of early stage of adoption , but is there anyone who has implemented this ...
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Add footer without Master page modification in SharePoint (Office 365)

Are there any approaches to add a sticky footer to all pages in SP site without Master Page modifications?
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How to query list with >5000 items in SharePoint Online?

I want to query a list in SharePoint Online which has >5000 items. How can I do it? Right now it is showing me thresh hold limit error when I am trying to query the list.
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How can we copy data from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint ONLINE 2013?

How can we copy/export a library/list that currently lives on SharePoint 2010 and import it to SharePoint 2013 on office 365? I have searched the web, but I just don't seems to find a good example ...
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window.scrollTo is not working in SharePoint Office 365

I am trying to scroll to top of the page using Javascript I tried the below code window.scrollTo(0,0) This works in all the other tabs (in chrome browser), except the tab which had office 365 page ...
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Internet site collection Office 365

I believe I used to create trial tenancy in Office 365, and I had the option to create internet site in my tenancy, now I have the option to create only private site collection, the link to create ...
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Replacing the Office 365 logo and link in Sharepoint Online Suite Bar

We just started using the O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 (SPO Plan 1) and we would like to have our custom suite bar logo or preferably just text on the left upper corner with a link to our root SP ...
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SharePoint online list limitation?

My question is this. Is there an upper limit of items (20000?) that the total amount of items in all the lists in sharepoint online are aggregated against? So that when the total in all lists reach ...
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Fastest Possible SharePoint Online Modern Site

There is lot of documentation on best practices for SharePoint Online and how to optimize performance. I'm looking for an exact description of how to create a brand new Modern Site that will perform ...
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SharePoint Exception “Value does not fall within the expected range” while creating lookup field using CSOM

I am getting below error while creating a lookup field in SharePoint List (Office 365/SharePoint Online Environment) using CSOM: "Value does not fall within the expected range." Here is my code: ...
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Where Do We Report SharePoint Online Bugs?

I just need to know the proper place to report SharePoint Online bugs to Microsoft. I've found a couple: One when setting up a Site Mailbox, after selecting Language and Time Zone, I get, "The ...
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How to create Visual WebPart in sandbox solution (Office 365)?

I am using SharePoint online(Office 365). for office 365 it is necessary to create sandbox solution but in sandbox solution it is not possible to create visual web part. is there any way to create ...
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Is there a way that can allow me to view who are the sharepoint online admins inside our office 365 server

I am working on a new Office 365 project with a new customer.and they send us a user name/password and when i login to the office 365 i find that i have access to every things in sharepoint and also ...
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Comments on SharePoint article page with like, reply and share options

The requirement is to have a widget(web part/app part) on SharePoint (2016/online) custom page layout that enables users to post comments on pages that are built using the custom page layout. ...
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How can I access SPO from Azure WebAPI?

I'm working with the following: Azure MVC app (using organisational authentication with Azure AD) WebAPI (within the MVC project) SharePoint Online MVC => API I would like to use AJAX to ...
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How to temporarily Disable a SharePoint Site

I faced a quite interesting situation today where I wanted to put my SharePoint side down, I mean I wanted to stop users from accessing it apart from the site collection admin. Removing User's ...
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Add new user to Office 365 Developer Site

I have recently subscribed to office 365 developer site. I want to add another user to O365 to test approval workflows. If I add another user do I need to pay for each user?
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Sharepoint Online default search result/scope in the small “global” search box

We are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Can the default search result/scope in the small/global search box in upper right corner of SharePoint sites be changed? As the default is "This Site" and we ...
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Create responsive office 365 site - using sharepoint out of the box functionality

I want to create office 365 site which is responsive and also runs on the mobile device. I have created a custom master page and custom page layout. Now I created one page using this custom page ...
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How to get people picker column user login name using CSOM in Powershell?

currently i have ABC list with People column type[Person or Group] i am trying to get user name from column using CSOM in Powershell script for SharePoint Online.. so please suggest some solutions..
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Chat system in our SharePoint Online - Office 365

I am looking for an add-in that will allow us to have in browser chat capability. My company will not go for skype for busines, and I checked Groups functionality in Office 365, but it doesn't provide ...
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How long does it take for an Office 365 app to be approved?

I've submitted an app for approval in the Seller Dashboard and it's currently showing: DRAFT STATUS: pending approval Roughly how long will I have to keep checking this poorly-capitalised page ...
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How to configure a sub domain for my Office 365/SharePoint online subscription?

I have an Office 365 subscription (ramXXXXX.sharepoint.com). My public facing website is at www.mydomain-name.com, which is managed by another Hosting provider (not on office 365). While I want my ...
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Can i force sharepoint online Office 365 to create the managed property for our site columns

I have created a team site inside our sharepoint online office 365. and i have created many lists which contain site columns and the list already have data. but when i create a content result web part,...
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Search on Enterprise keywords or Managed metadata

I'm new to Sharepoint online (Office 365 really), and I'm trying to figure out how to search on Enterprise keywords, on the one hand, and Managed metadata, on the other. I know I can use a syntax in ...
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Office web apps supported file extensions list

Is there any definitive list of file extension that opens in O365 web apps/Office online? E.g: docx, doc, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, ... Update: I noticed that onenote and visio extension(.one, and .vsd) ...
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WopiFrame.aspx download document button doesn't work when used inside iframe in a different domain

We have a website integrated with SharePoint online and we are using WopiFrame.aspx page for previewing documents uploaded to the Sharepoint library. The iframe has the following url: https:///...
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Download RSS feed as xml file from Sharepoint Online using PowerShell

How it is possible to download xml file out of this feed (website) using PowerShell? I can authenticate with sharepoint using CSOM but do not what to do next. As service user is not administrator I ...
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Remove “/SitePages/” or anything after the site name from url for SEO

My SharePoint website developed on Office 365 online having the default home page redirects the url from (eg. www.abc.com) to (eg. www.abc.com/SitePages/Home.aspx). I am looking for an option/...
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SharePoint 2013 hybrid SSO: prevent Office 365 login page

We've configured a SharePoint 2013 two-way hybrid farm with ADFS 3.0. We want to achieve Single Sign-On (SSO), which is working, but not quite in a way that's ideal. Here's a scenario: When a user ...
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Modify SP Start Page in SharePoint Online

In O365, if I click the grid navigation and select SharePoint, I go to a start page of mydomain/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx rather than the home page of your main SharePoint site. I am looking for a ...
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SP Online - Error deleting a site collection using CSOM

I am trying to delete site collections using CSOM script. Below is the code snippet : using (ClientContext tenantContext = new ClientContext(siteURL)) { tenantContext.Credentials = new ...
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List all available sites

How can I, as an administrator, see all created sites? In this case I only see the site "MyProject" I created. But sites created by my collegues don't appear here: So were can I find them?
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SharePoint Online Apps

I need automate deployment of apps from repository to SharePoint Online(Office 365). Is there any scripts for PowerShell or another way for automate deployment of Apps?
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Caching Ideas for SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App that retrieves a lot of information from a remote system before displaying it to the user in the App. I'd like to create a caching layer to boost the ...
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Check for content type usage - Cannot delete Content Type - SharePoint Online / O365

I'm having problem removing / deleting two (2) content types. I managed to delete 14 but there are two left behind. Those two are at the same level as the other ones. I've deleted: all items in ...