TNEF and winmail.dat – what’s that?

Do you ever see strange attachments to your emails named winmail.dat? This is a relic from the days when Microsoft monopolized the desktop operating system and decided to create it’s own format for the transmission of email (completely ignoring already well established conventions). The called this oddity Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (or TNEF for short).

Some email readers (like OSx’s Mail or Mozilla’s Thunderbird) and email transfer agents (the server software that passes your email along until it reaches your mailbox) don’t support TNEF and sometimes strange things happen which cause emails to display with winmail.dat attachments. Continue reading “TNEF and winmail.dat – what’s that?”

Is the Outlook app for IOS and Android really free?

If you’re a 365 user you should definitely try the native Outlook mobile app for Android or IOS. It comes packed with great features which trump the pre-installed mail reading apps in both the Apple and Google operating systems. Not to mention the most surprising fact that Outlook for mobile is free, well kind of… Continue reading “Is the Outlook app for IOS and Android really free?”

How can I change my password?

Users can change their own passwords by logging into 365 at https://login.microsoftonline.com using their web browser (we recommend Google Chrome) and visiting their profile. From there go to ‘Security & privacy’ and select ‘Change your password’.

Company administrators can also change user passwords by logging into Dcentral and navigation to the mailbox is question.

You can also contact our support team regarding the resetting of your mailbox password.