Staff accessing their email in the Office 365 Portal using a web browser located at https://login.microsoftonline.com (click on image below) will now have access to a range of new functions!
Once logged in you will see the Office 365 Portal. From here you can access any number of available Microsoft Applications. The Outlook Web Application is the first top left tile below the search field (click on image below).
Your new Outlook email inbox will look something like this and apart from some functionality improvements, will behave exactly like your old Desktop Outlook email inbox (click on image below).
Depending on your role in the organisation you will also have been added as a member to a Group.
Groups are similar to email lists but much more powerful, allowing users in that group to share calendars specific to their group, participate in Instant Messaging Conversations and access files in a SharePoint Application similar to the RDP Network drives!
SharePoint Online is a cloud-based service that helps organisations share and collaborate with colleagues, partners, and customers. With SharePoint Online, you can access internal sites, documents, and other information from anywhere—at the office, at home, or from a mobile device.
By selecting a group from the right-hand side of the Inbox Menu you are given access to a rich functionality of Conversations, Files, Calendars and other applications specific to that group (click on image below).
Select Files and then Browse Library.
SharePoint folders and files will open in a new tab with all the functionality of RDP