Disable “Clutter” in Office 365 Mail (Outlook 2013)

To totally disable the “Clutter” folder in Office 365 Mail (Outlook 2013) do the following:

Open a browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer). This can only be done from your browser and not within Outlook.

From the browser, open your email account in Office 365

Go to: MOC-FV homepage >> Resources >> Teacher >> Office 365Clutter 2

Login to your Office 365 account and go to your email. (Click on the waffle-looking app launcher at the top and select “Mail”.)

 

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While in the Mail app, open preferences by pulling down the gear icon in the top right corner and selecting “Options”.

 

 

 

 

In the options menu, click the drop-down arrow beside “Mail” to get more options. Still on the left side, select “Clutter”. In the box on the right UNCHECK both boxes (“Separate items identified as clutter” and “Send me notifications about messages that are separated as clutter.”)

Click “Save”.

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Office 2013 and Office 365 Available Programs

The following table gives you a list of the programs available through Office 2013 (on your machine) and Office365 (online).

Program What Is It?

Outlook
Outlook
 Outlook – Email program that also includes a sharable calendar

PowerPoint
PowerPoint
 PowerPoint – Presentation program that uses slides – can embed photos and video

Word
Word
 Word – Word Processing program – composing text documents – good for reports, essays, etc.

Excel
Excel
 Excel – Spreadsheet – organize data into rows and columns – can perform simple mathematical calculations

Lync
Lync
 Lync – Instant Messaging that can include audio and video

One Note
One Note
 OneNote – Free form information gathering – good for collaboration – can include screen capture, audio

One Drive/Sky Drive
One Drive/Sky Drive
 One Drive (Sky Drive) – online file storage – will sync to multiple devices so you have access to your files from any internet enabled device

Publisher
Publisher
 Publisher – Desktop publishing program for page layout and design – good for creating brochures, fliers, posters, etc. – Use this instead of Word to design pages

InfoPath
InfoPath
 InfoPath – Digital form design and submission – there are probably better (and easier) online form designers

Access
Access
Access – Database use to collect various data – higher end application – learning curve might be steep

 

Office 365 – Where Do I Go to Login?

Office 365 is the online version of Office 2013. To login to your account do the following:

Open a web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox)

In the address bar type in http://office.microsoft.com

Click the “Sign in” button at the top right corner of the page.  officesignin

 

Type in your school email address and click “Next”.

Next type in your school username and password.

If it is the first time you’ve logged in, you will need to click through any “getting started” windows.

Feel free to watch the short (3 min.) videos about getting started.

To access the Office 365 programs, click on one of the applications (Outlook, Calendar, People, Newsfeed, etc.) in the blue bar at the top right of your browser.