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Add an email signature in Office 365 Mail

If you’re using both Office 365 Mail (Outlook.com) and Outlook on desktop, you’ll have noticed that saving your email signature in Outlook does not save it in Office 365 Mail. This can be frustrating if you’re sending email in your browser and your email signature is always missing. You have to add your email signature in both places. Here’s how to create your Office 365 Mail email signature: In Office 365 Mail, click the gear icon in the upper right. In the menu that appears, scroll down to Your app settings and click Mail. The Options menu will appear on…
OTWAdmin
March 6, 2017
Tech Tip

Modifying Windows 10 Notifications

In Windows 10, application notifications appear in the Action Center in the bottom right corner of the screen, on the toolbar. Notifications pop up and then minimize to the Action Center. Clicking on the icon on the toolbar brings up the full Action Center panel on the right side of the screen. You may decide that you want to turn off or change Windows 10 notifications from some apps. How do you do this in Windows 10? Here are instructions. Click the Start When the Start menu appears, begin typing "Notifications". The "Best Match" option at the top will say…
OTWAdmin
February 20, 2017
Tech TipWireless

8 Things You Can Do To Make Your Wi-Fi Better

Having difficulty with your Wi-Fi? Maybe your speeds are slow or you’re having trouble with the connection dropping. Here are eight tips for improving your Wi-Fi, to be better, stronger, faster! 1. Put your Wi-Fi router in the best place. Don't put it behind large objects or inside of a cabinet. Don't put them next to brick walls or metal, which can interfere with the signal. Put it out in the open, hopefully with direct line-of-sight to other devices. If your router is right next to a device, consider an Ethernet cable connection. 2. Switch to a stronger signal. If your…
OTWAdmin
February 6, 2017
Business ProductivityTech Tip

Delay sending emails in Outlook with a Rule

Is there a reason you might want to delay sending emails in Outlook? What possible reason could you want to put a 1-2 minute delay on all messages you hit "Send" on? The answer is pretty simple: Adding a Rule in Outlook to delay your sent messages can help you recall them if you suddenly realize you made a mistake. Outlook now has a recall feature, but it works under such a limited set of circumstances that it may only rarely be helpful. A tiny delay may work even better! Here's how to set up a delay Rule in Outlook. Go…
OTWAdmin
January 23, 2017
Tech Tip

Adding Tasks in Outlook

Need to remind yourself of what to do? You could keep a to-do list on paper at your desk, or in a spreadsheet. But in Outlook, you can easily create powerful Tasks. You can keep a lot of powerful, trackable information about your tasks. And by adding Tasks in Outlook, you’ll keep a record of what you’ve done. Adding Tasks Click New Items > Task on the Ribbon. Give your Task a Subject. If you have Start and Due Dates, add them. You can use Status, Priority, and % Complete to record more information about this Task. Need a reminder?…
OTWAdmin
January 2, 2017
Tech Tip

Paste without formatting in Microsoft Word

Is it possible to paste without formatting in Microsoft Word? Let’s say we want to copy text from a webpage or an email. When you highlight, copy (Ctrl + C), and then paste (Ctrl + V) the text into Word, all the formatting comes with it. Like this: But what you want is this: You can clear formatting after you’ve pasted, but let’s just cut to the chase and paste without formatting! To paste without formatting: Right click in the Word document where you want to paste your text. On the menu under Paste Options, choose the third option, “Keep…
OTWAdmin
December 15, 2016
Tech Tip

Export PowerPoint slides… in any way!

Did you know you can do more than just save your PowerPoint as a handout? Here we’ll show you how to export PowerPoint slides as a handout (because yes – it’s such a good thing to know!), as a PDF, as images, and as a video. First, for any way that you want to export your PowerPoint: Open your PowerPoint. Go to File > Export. Then, choose what you want to do! Create Adobe PDF To export PowerPoint slides as a PDF – so that each slide is a page in a single PDF document – simple choose “Create Adobe PDF”. It will…
OTWAdmin
December 5, 2016
Tech Tip

How to take a screenshot on iPhones and Android Phones

“Just take a screenshot and send it to me,” someone asks you. Maybe you know how to do this on your computer, but without a dedicated "print screen" button on a phone, it's not as intuitive on your mobile device. How do you do this? Don’t worry – it’s easy! If you have an iPhone, do the following: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button (you can find this on the top or side of your phone). At the same time, press and release the Home button. Find your screenshot in the Photos app > Albums > Camera Roll. If you have…
OTWAdmin
November 21, 2016
Tech Tip

3 ways to convert a Word document to a PDF

Sometimes you need to convert your Word document (.doc or .docx) to a PDF, so you can share it more readily, or protect its contents from modification. But how do you do that? Here are 3 ways to convert a Word document. Method #1: Use Save As in Word This is the fastest, most widely available option! Since you have a Word document, you almost certainly have Microsoft Office and the desktop version of Word. In Word 2016 Go to File > Save As. Choose “PDF (*.pdf)” from the file extension drop-down, beneath the document title. Then click the Save Alternatively……
OTWAdmin
November 7, 2016
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Client Experience is OXEN Strong for Country Club

For the Fun of IT: Ames Golf & Country Club Country clubs are famous for pampering their members. It's no wonder that Cory Strait, General Manager for Ames Golf & Country Club, looks for a high level of service from the vendors he chooses to support him. For many years, OXEN Technology has delivered service and client experience that he holds in high regard. A true partner is invaluable when running a business. OXEN Technology understands that. Surrounding yourself with solid organizations to complement your strengths is sound business leadership. Your Network Can Be "OXEN Strong..." It's vital that you…
OTWAdmin
October 31, 2016