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    Dartmouth Accounts Service Overview

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    Your Dartmouth account is a unique 7 character sequence of letters and numbers used to identify you to Dartmouth systems and services. It is commonly referred to as your NetID (Network Identifier).

    When a new account is created, it must be “claimed” before it can be used. The claiming process involves setting a password for the account, then choosing security questions and answers for the account. You will be prompted to answer these security questions at different times, one word answers are the best option.

    Create a Contact Group in Outlook

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    Outlook 2013, 2016 (Windows)

    1. Click Contacts (or People) in the Navigation pane on the bottom left of the Outlook window.
    2. On the Home tab, click New Contact Group.
    3. In the Name field, type the name of your Contact Group (for example, "Political Friends").
    4. On the Contact Group tab, in the Members group, click Add Members.

    Comcast Xfinity FAQs

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    How do I access Xfinity On Campus on my computer?

    1. Make sure you're on campus and connected to the campus wired or wireless IP network.
    2. Go to https://www.xfinityoncampus.com/.
    3. In the Login box, enter Dartmouth for the required school name.
    4. You’ll then be re-directed into the Dartmouth Web authentication process. Enter your Dartmouth NetID and password when prompted.

    Using Group Mailing Lists

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    Reset Security Questions

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    Employees and alumni of Dartmouth who have been locked out of their account due to entering incorrect security questions are now able to reset the questions themselves without the help of the IT Help Desk as long as they have a non-Dartmouth email address on file with employee.dartmouth.edu or iModules, respectively. This does not currently apply to students, sponsored accounts, departmental accounts, or organizational accounts. 

    Groups in Office 365 Overview

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    Office 365 groups enables teams to come together and get work done, by establishing a single hub and a single set of permissions across Office 365 applications, so teams can simplify collaboration and increase productivity. A group can include: a group mailing list, a group calendar, a share OneNote Notebook, shared space for storing files on which the group is collaborating, a website, and planner (a tool for tracking tasks associated with the group).

    Create a Microsoft Team

    Step-by-Step

    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace that brings together conversations, content, and a set of tools for teams to collaborate.

    We recommend users download and use the Teams client rather than using BWA as being available for chat requires that you always be logged into Teams via bwa.dartmouth.edu if you don't have the client. The client is available for download from https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads.

    Office 365 Groups using Outlook 2016

    Create a Yammer Group

    Step-by-Step

    A Yammer group includes an announcement page, a library for storing files, notebook and planner.

    Create a Group in Office 365

    Step-by-Step

    An Office 365 group includes a shared workspace for conversations, files, calendar events and more so group members can communicate, collaborate, and quickly get stuff done.

    To Create an Office 365 Group using BWA:

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