If OWA is used to check email using another computer, archived emails cannot be viewed.
Yes. If you chose "This is a public or shared computer" at the logon screen, you will be automatically logged out after 15 minutes of inactivity. If you chose "This is a private computer" you will be logged out after 8 hours of inactivity.
If you are running Internet Explorer, you will automatically be connected using the Premium version, unless you choose to run the Light version. To choose the OWA Light version, click the check box out beside "Use Outlook Web Access Light". It is recommended you use OWA Premium if you will be doing more complicated tasks and/or need the additional features Premium provides.
Yes, OWA Premium has the feature where you can Recover Deleted Items.
Log into OWA and click on the Options button in the menu and then select Deleted Items from the navigation pane on the left hand side. Under Recover Deleted Items is the option Recover to Deleted Items Folder. Select emails that you want to move back to the Deleted Items Folder and then click Recover to Deleted Items Folder.
In order to use the premium version of OWA, you must use Internet Explorer. If you use a different browser, you will automatically be connected to the light version. It is recommended that if you have a slower Internet connection that you use the OWA Light version.
If you are running Safari or Firefox on the Macintosh or Firefox on the pc you will automatically log into OWA Light.
Your mailbox is made up of all your folders on the server including your Inbox, Contacts, Tasks While logged into webmail, place your cursor over the name of the mailbox. This will display the current amount of mailbox space being used.
The Search box is located at the top of the folder window. You can click on the down arrows next to the search box for the advanced options or the up arrow to hide them.
The reading pane allows you to preview messages in your inbox without actually having to open the message in a new window.
Sometimes external content (photos, music, etc) in emails is used by spammers to verify
recipients are valid email addresses. Then they can send you more spam messages. The new
OWA client tries to help prevent this by not loading content. If you know the sender and want
to view the external content, you need to click the “Click here to unblock content” warning that appears in the window.
Outlook Web Access now includes a spell checker for messages. Its functions are similar to most other spell checking software. The Spelling button is located in the toolbar of the message's window
If you are entering more than one address in the To:, Cc:, or Bcc: fields, you must separate each address with a semicolon. If you use a comma to separate addresses, you will receive an error message.
You can create a personal signature to attach to every message or insert your signature into individual messages by clicking Insert Signature on the toolbar.
There is an out of office assistant feature that you can use to create a personal message for Auto Reply to all incoming email messages. You have the ability to set separate Out of Office messages for internal and external senders.
Outlook Web Access lets you confirm that a message you sent has been received. Message receipts can be delivered to the sender when a message is delivered to the recipient and when the recipient reads the message.
When you send a message that has a receipt request, you receive one or both of the following messages in your Inbox, depending on the selections you made for receipt requests:
OWA allows you to view attachments by selecting “Open as Web Page” next to the name for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PD files even if MS Office or Adobe Reader is not installed on the computer you are using.
You can use the Options menu in Outlook Web Access to manage rules to automatically perform specific actions against messages as they arrive, based on criteria that you choose
To create a rule:
To edit a rule:
To delete a rule:
The following is a list of file extensions that are blocked by CCRI Servers.
*.exe* ,*.b64* , *.bhx*, *.hqx*, *.mim*, *.uu*, *.xxe*, *.pif*, *.scr*, *.shs*, *.vbe*, *.vbs*, *.wsh* , *.cpl*
The following is a list of file types that are blocked by CCRI Servers. File types are detected by Exchange regardless of the extension the file is given:
If you need to send or receive a blocked attachment type, encapsulate the file in a compressed .zip file. Zipped files are scanned for viruses but allow blocked attachment types.
Once in webmail, click on Options, select Junk E-mail from the options on the left and in the Manage Safe Senders List box click the Add button and enter @ccri.edu, click the Save icon in the upper left above the words Junk E-Mail.
Note: These instructions are intended for OWA users who do not use Outlook. If you are an Outlook user and have already set up a SPAM rule, the rule will automatically be applied to OWA.
If OWA is your only email client:
It is not possible to create a SPAM filter in OWA if you are using the Firefox browser. However, any SPAM filter created in either Outlook, or in OWA via Internet Explorer, will work in Firefox.
|Outlook/Exchange vs Outlook Web Access (OWA)
|Access Outlook through the desktop icon or go to Start>Programs>Microsoft Office>Outlook Menu – the standard Microsoft Office Menu bar is available: File, Edit, View Go, Tools, Action, Help To||Access OWA through the web at: http://webmail.ccri.edu|
|Menu – the standard Microsoft Office Menu bar is available: File, Home, Send/Receive, Folder, View||
Menu - The only menus available are the browser menus. Use the OWA buttons instead. The Options button on the top right of the screen substitutes for the Tools – Options menu.
To do items are available as Tasks and appear in their own section button on the Navigation Pane, in the Calendar, and in the Mail on the To-Do Bar.
There is no To Do Bar in OWA, but Tasks appear in Tasks on the Navigational Pane in the OWA Calendar
The Navigation Pane contains 7 section buttons: Mail, Calendar,Contacts, Tasks, Notes, Folders List, and Shortcuts and a dropdown arrow to customize the Navigation Pane.
The Navigation Pane contains 6 section buttons: Mail, Calendar,Contacts, Tasks, Documents and Public Folders.
Outlook Today is available to act as your “home page” when opening Outlook. It will display a quick look at your appointments/meetings, incoming mail, and tasks all on one screen.
There is no Outlook Today page available.
It has been reported that as the result of a recent update to Chrome some of the following features are no longer functioning properly: