Lync is now Skype for Business

Lync is now Skype for Business

If you already use Skype to stay in touch with friends and family in your life away from work, you’ll appreciate the power and simplicity of Skype for Business where it’s easy to find and connect with co-workers. And you can use the devices you already have to reach businesses through an enterprise-grade, secure, IT-managed platform.

Office 365: Manage Passwords

One of the ways that Office 365 for small business protects you, is requiring the users to type in a password when they sign in. As an Office 365 admin, you need to manage passwords for your organization. By default, password expires for 730 days, but as an admin, you can change how often passwords expire.


  1. On the admin page, under Service Settings click Passwords.
  2. On the right side, type in the number of days you want the passwords to stay valid.
  3. Click Save.

Fourteen days before a password is set to expire, the user is set to receive a reminder to change the password.

Office 365: Reset an Admin’s Password

As an admin, you forget your own password, you can ask another admin to reset it for you, but if you were the only admin in your organization, you can reset your own password as long as your account settings are updated with this information:

  • Your account must contain an alternate email address that is not your Office 365 email address.
  • If you use a custom domain with your Office 365 account, you also need to provide a mobile phone number that can receive text messages.

Steps to add an alternate email address and a mobile phone number to your (more…)

Office 365: Share Documents in Office 365

With Office 365, you can share documents with people inside and outside your organization whether you are using a computer or mobile device. This video will show several ways to share documents but keep in mind that what you see in Office 365, depends on how your organization has set it up.

You can use a Team Site to gather information in one place. Team Sites can include document libraries, calendars, and list that you can customize. For example, you could use a (more…)

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