News and Announcements
- Update to Microsoft 365 and Outlook for Windows connectivity Oct 7, 2021, 9:22 AM CDT
To ensure that we meet performance expectations, Microsoft is updating the supported versions of Outlook for Windows that can connect to Microsoft 365 services.
- Office apps for Android will no longer be supported on Chromebooks Oct 7, 2021, 8:50 AM CDT
Microsoft 365 announced on August 23, 2021, through in-app messaging, for Office apps for Android (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Union, OneNote and Outlook) on Chromebooks that the apps will no longer be available in the Google Play store.
- Alumni need to update their email client settings to use modern authentication by Jan 4th Dec 18, 2020, 4:12 PM CDT
On November 11, 2020, alumni still using basic authentication on at least one mobile device received an email informing them to update their email client to use modern authentication now. Learn more.
- Microsoft retiring support for Internet Explorer 11 in Microsoft 365 apps. Aug 4, 2021, 8:37 AM CDT
Beginning November 30, 2020, the Microsoft Teams web app will no longer support IE 11.
- UW-Madison sees an increase in phishing attempts Apr 21, 2017, 9:48 AM CDT
Recently, UW-Madison has seen an increase in attempts to obtain NetID and password credentials from UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff via email. To avoid falling victim to a phishing scam, never respond to an email that asks for your password, and only enter your NetID and password if you recognize the campus NetID login screen.
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