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Articles in Productivity

Software productivity tools available at BSU.

Working From Home

Computer and Software Access From Off Campus Some of the applications you may use on a regular basis will only be accessible from off campus if you connect to BSU’s network via VPN (Virtual Private Network). A VPN connection will give your computer the same access as if it were directly on the BSU campus […]

ZOOM: Scheduling Privilege

Scheduling privilege is designed for a user or an executive admin to: Assign or delegate a user or multiple users in your account to schedule meetings on your behalf. Schedule meetings on behalf of a user (or multiple users) that has assigned you scheduling privilege. Users with Scheduling Privilege on your account will be able […]

How to update voicemail message from off campus

Call 755-2111. When prompted, enter your 4-digit extension. When you hear your message begin to play, press *. When prompted, enter your passcode. Then click 8 for user options Then click 4 to change the greeting.

Signing Documents Electronically

To add your signature to an electronic document, and save yourself the steps of printing it out, signing it, and scanning it back in to your computer. You may be able to sign using a mouse, or you can scan a copy of your signature, then save that file, and use it for any documents […]

Scanning Documents with Smartphones and Tablets

Microsoft Office Lens is an app that can be installed on your smartphone or tablet that allows you to use your device’s camera as a scanner. Documents scanned with Office Lens can be uploaded to MS OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, or OneDrive. They can also be saved as .pdf files and sent via email. Microsoft Office […]

Stop syncing a folder in OneDrive

Remove a Team, SharePoint, or OneDrive folder sync.

Syncing Teams files to your local computer

Combine Teams and OneDrive to create a self-service network share alternative.

Mouse Pointer Disappears During PowerPoint Presentation

Adjust pointer visibility in PowerPoint slide shows with this handy tip!

Didn’t receive an important email? Check your Other Inbox.

"Focused" and "Other" inbox in Outlook-- what are they, and how can I make sure I don't miss important messages?

Use FindTime to schedule an event across multiple calendars

Use Microsoft's FindTime to schedule a meeting across multiple calendars.