Delete groups in Microsoft 365

Delete groups in the tool 

You can delete groups in the respective tools where the group is located, such as Planner, SharePoint, and Teams. Note that if you delete a group, you delete everything that belongs to the group. For example, if you delete a group in Planner, you delete the SharePoint site and possibly the Team that belongs to the group. 

Delete group in Planner

  1. Go to Hubben – Planner (office.com), it lists all planners you have authorization to. 
  2. To delete, go under the three dots and select Plan settings.
  3. At the bottom of the Plan Settings dialog window, you can find the button to delete the group.

Delete group in SharePoint

  1. It’s not easy to find all of your SharePoint sites. That’s why you need to search for them, and you can do so with the following link that includes a search query: SharePoint
  2. Select the site you want to administrate. If you are an owner, then under the gear you will receive website information. At the bottom of that window is the Delete option.

Skärmdump site information Sharepoint

Delete group in Teams 

  1. Go to your Teams client and select Team on the menu to the left.
  2. In the listing of teams, you can click on the three dots of the desired team. If you are the owner, you have the option of clicking on Delete team at the bottom of the menu.

Delete one specific team in Teams

Administrate groups through Outlook (Office 365)

If you’ve moved your email to Office 365, you can easily administer the groups you belong to or own through Outlook.

  1. Open Outlook and go to your email box.
  2. Select Groups on the menu to the left.
  3. It lists the groups that you have permission to and that are configured to be visible in Outlook.
  4. Select Group, then open Group Settings in the top menu. In the menu presented, you can administer your group.

Skärmdump som visar Gruppinställningar i Outlook

Add and remove members from a SharePoint teamsite

In this manual, we’ll show you how to add and remove members from a SharePoint team site. Note that you must be the owner of the SharePoint team site to add and remove members.

  1. Go to the SharePoint team site you want to add or remove members.
  2. Click on members in the right corner below your profile.
    add or remove members from a sharepoint group - click on members
  3. Click Add members to add new members to the SharePoint group. (A new box comes up, type in the email address of the person you want to invite).
  4. Click the Arrow below the person you want to remove, and then select Remove from Group.
    view on where to add or remove members from a sharepoint group

Create and delete news posts in SharePoint

In this manual, we show you how to create and delete news posts in SharePoint. There are two options to create a news post.

Option 1: Create a news post

  1. Go to www.o365.umu.se and open SharePoint
  2. Click on Create a news post 
    Create news posts in sharepoint - choose create news post
  3. A menu will open at the left side of the screen. Choose where (a sharepoint gorup) you want to publish the news post.
    Create news posts in sharepoint - choose sharepoint group
  4. Create your post (for more information to create a post click here)

Option 2 – Create a news post

  1. Open the SharePoint site where you want to publish the news post.
  2. Select New and then News post. 
    Create news posts in sharepoint - choose SharePoint site - new - news post
  3. Choose a template and then select Create post. 
    Create news posts in sharepoint - choose template
  4. Create your post (for more information on how to create a post click here)

Delete a news post

  1. Open the SharePoint site and select Pages in the left menu.
    delete your news post - select sharepoint site and pages
  2. Select the news post (page) you want to delete and select Delete in the upper menu.
    delete your news post - select sharepoint site and delete

 

 

Restore a shared document library in SharePoint

In this manual, we’ll show you how to restore a shared document library in SharePoint. If many of your SharePoint or Teams files are deleted, overwritten, corrupted, or infected with malware, you can restore a fully shared library to a previous time.

 

  1. Go to the SharePoint site you want to restore. Click on the globe, my sites in the menu on the left.
  2. In the list you will see your websites. Choose the site that holds the SharePoint document library that you want to restore. (e.g., Arbetsgrupp)
    restore shared document liberary - chose sharepoint site
  3. (In Microsoft Teams, go to the Files tab at the top of the channel, select three dots, and then click Open in SharePoint.)
  4. When you’re on the SharePoint page you selected, click on Documents in the menu on the left.
    restore shared document liberary - choose documents
  5. Select Settings Icon, and then click Restore library. (Note! If Reset this library doesn’t appear under Settings, you either don’t have permission or you’re looking at a classic library).
    restore shared document liberary - settings and restore this liberary
  6. Click on the arrow and choose for how long you want to restora your liberacy to. (You can restore to a maximum of 29 days ago.)
  7. Choose custom date and time to be specific.
    restore shared document liberary - choose time to restore to
  8. Use the scroll-function to specify time.
  9. Use the other scroll-function to show activity within the document library to identify documents that you may want to restore.
    restore shared document liberary - custom time, choose time
  10. When you are done, scroll down an click on restore.

Syncronize files from OneDrive, Teams or SharePoint to your computer

You can sync folders, files, and entire libraries from Office 365 to your computer. This means that you can work with the same files you have in Teams, SharePoint or OneDrive. In this manual, we will show you how to sync files from your OneDrive, Team, Team Channel, and a shared SharePoint library. Our recommendation is that you do not sync too many files.

Sync my own files from OneDrive to your computer

  1. Go to O365 and select OneDrive
  2. Click My Files, and then click Sync.
    sync files from onedrive to your computer - select my files and sync
  3. Security box appears, click Open. OneDrive app opens.
  4. Click the box next to “Sync all files and folders in OneDrive” to sync all your files from OneDrive to your computer.
  5. Click white box next to folder name to select specific folders to sync to your computer.
  6. Don’t forget to scroll down.
  7. When you are done, click Start sync
    sync files from onedrive to your computer - Onedrive app starts - choose folders to sync
  8. Syncing from your OneDrive is now complete. A new tab is created in your Explorer/Finder – “OneDrive – Umeå University”. You can now work with these files from your computer. Note that these are the same files that are on OneDrive for the web. It’s just another way of working from the computer.
    sync files from onedrive to your computer - Explorer view

Sync files from an entire Team to your computer

  1. Select the Team you want to sync files from to your computer.
  2. Select a Team channel and click on Files
    sync files from Team to computer - select files
  3. Click on Document
    sync files from Team to computer - select documents
  4. Now you will be able to access all files associated with the Team. Then click Sync.
    sync files from Team to computer - select sync
  5. The OneDrive app starts. Make sure all folders and files are selected. When you’re done, click Start Sync.
    sync files from Team to computer - OneDrive app opens - select files to sync - click start sync
  6. Synchronization from an entire team is now complete. A new tab (with a “House”) is created in your Explorer/Finder. See selected locations in the image. You can now work with these files from your explorer. Note that these are the same files that are in the team. It’s just another way of working from the computer.
    sync files from entire Team to computer - explorer view

Sync files from a specific channel in a Team

  1. Choose the Team you want to sync files from to your computer.
  2. Click the channel from which you want to sync files to your computer. For example, the Education channel that the picture shows.
    sync files from specific Team channel to computer - choose team channel
  3. Click on Files
    sync files from specific Team channel to computer - select files tab
  4. Click on Sync
    sync files from specific Team channel to computer - click sync
  5. OneDrive app starts. Make sure the correct files are selected (as you can see, these are the same folders as the image in step 4). When your are done, click Start Sync.
    sync files from specific Team channel to computer - OneDrive app opens - control if right folders are included in the sync - click sync
  6. Synchronization from a specific Team Channel is now complete. A new tab (with a “House”) is created in your Explorer/Finder. See selected locations in the image. You can now work with these files from your explorer. Note that these are the same files that are in the Team Channel. It’s just another way of working from the computer.
    sync files from specific team channel to computer - Explorer view

Sync your files from a shared SharePoint library

  1. Go to the shared library. The easiest way to do this is by using your OneDrive via: O365.
  2. Choose the shared library from the list that you want to sync (for example, as shown in the pircture – Team Arbetsgrupp).
  3. Select Go to Site.
    sync files from shareed sharepoint liberar - select team - click go to site
  4. In the menue on the left, click Documents.
    sync files from shareed sharepoint liberar - select documents
  5. Click on Sync
    sync files from shareed sharepoint liberar - click on sync
  6. The OneDrive app starts. Make sure all folders and files are selected. When you’re done, click Start Sync.
    sync files from Team to computer - OneDrive app opens - select files to sync - click start sync
  7. Synchronization from a shared document library is now complete. A new tab (with a “House”) is created in your Explorer/Finder. See selected locations in the image. You can now work with these files from your Computer. Note that these are the same files that are in SharePoint. It’s just another way of working from the explorer.
    sync files from entire Team to computer - explorer view

 

 

Change document liberary view in SharePoint

This manual shows you how to change document library view in SharePoint.

  1. In the SharePoint team site, select the Documents tab from the left menu.
  2. Click All Documents.
    Change document liberary view in SharePoint, documents, all documents,
  3. Select Compact List to make your document library more compact. It looks like this:
    change documentliberary view in sharepoint - compact list
  4. Select Tiles to turn the documents into larger icons. It looks like this:
    change documentliberary view in sharepoint - Tiles
  5. Observe! If you change the view within a document library and click on a folder in the same document library, that view will remain enabled. If you click down/update the Internet window instead, the view will return to the default view, i.e. List. This means that if you want to see your documents in for example a panel view all the time, you need to click All Documents and change each time you open a document library. To get the view by default, you must be the adminstrator of the SharePoint team site – create a new view – select the view and click Set Current View by Default. (See next heading).

Create new view

You can also create your own views and make them public to all members of the SharePoint team site.

  1. Select Create New View
    change documentliberary view in sharepoint - create new view

Dialog box appears.

  1. Type a name for your new view.
  2. Choose whether you want list view, calendar view, or Gallery (panel) view.
  3. Check the box to make it public to other members of the SharePoint team site.
  4. When you’re done, click Create.
    chanAge documentliberary view in sharepoint - create new view - choose type of view
  5. Your views are collected under the same All Documents tab. The image below shows that I have created three views.
  6. Select your view
  7. Click Save view as to save your view.
  8. Click Set current view as default to make the view by default when the SharePoint document library is opened. (Note that you must be an administrator to do this).
  9. Click Edit current view to edit the view (for example, delete view, add, or sort columns).
  10. Click Format current view to format view (for example, row styles and rules).
    Change document liberarty view i SharePoint - document - all document - controll your new view

Customize settings for files, maps and library in Sharepoint

This manual describes how you as an administrator or owner of a library, list, or survey, you can change permissions to let the right people access the data they need data while restricting others.

Adjust access for files and maps in SharePoint

If you are the owner of a SharePoint Website you can adjust the settings on maps and files very easy.

  1. Go to the library where you want to adjust settings.
  2. Click on documents in the left menu.
  3. Mark the files/maps where you want to adjust the settings.
  4. Click on the three dots and then Grant access.

5. A menu to the left will be shown. Scroll down and click on Members and then the arrow.
6.  Choose Can edit if you want the members to be able to make changes.
7.  Choose Can see if you don’t want the members to be able to edit. The members can only see.
8. Choose Stop Share if you want to remove their access to the files or maps.
9.  Choose Advanced if you want to setup advanced settings (Maybe if you want some of the members to be able to edit, but some of them should only be able to see).

 

How to setup advanced settings

As administrator or owner to a document library you can adjust the settings on a whole document library so that the right people have access and can edit but the rest who shouldn’t is not able to.

  1. Go to the library where you want to control the settings.
  2. Click on the settings wheel in the right corner and choose Library settings.
  3. Under Permissions and management, chose Permissions for this document library.

  4. You will then be sent to the site Permissions.
  5. It may happen that a yellow message will pop up. Here we list what the messages mean:

    Some objects in this list may have unique permissions that’s not controlled from your page. Choose This means that one simple object has earlier been shared with others. If you click one the blue lined Show these objects you will see a list of these objects. You can click on Handle access if you’re the owner and then make the changes that is necessary.
    • There are members with limited access on this site. The members may have limited access if an object or document under the site has been shared with them. This means that if an object has been shared with users, but not the entire list or library, the members permissions is limited to the object that’s been shared with them. Click on Show users to see who they are.
    • When you share an object with a user they will get limited access to the webpage to get full access to the object. If you stop share the object the user will still have limited access to the website (and you will see this message), but they don’t have access to any objects that’s not shared with them.
    • This library inherits permissions from the superior level (name of the library will be shown). This means that the inherit still hasn’t been broken for the list or library. More information on how you do this will follow in this manual.

 

Stop inheriting permission in Sharepoint

When you break the inherit permissions for a list, library or survey and then define new permission settings for the library, the library will then inherit the objects in it. The objects under the superior object till now get the same settings for permissions and access as the superior object. Do these steps to break the inherit and to share unique permissions instead.

  1. Go to Permissions with help from the steps above.
  2. If you want to break the permissions from the superior object, choose Stop inherit permissions.
  3. A safety box will pop up. Click OK if you want to succeed, or click Stop if you’ve changed your mind.
  4. You have now stop inherit the permissions for this document library. The menu Permissions will now get more options.
  5. Click on Delete unique permissions in the same menu if you want to reinstall inherit permissions again.

 

Assign unique permissions in SharePoint

You need to break inheritance from the superior site before you can grant unique permissions. Once you’ve broken inheritance like we showed above, you follow these steps to grant unique permissions.

  1. Open the library where you want to assign unique permissions.
  2. Go to the site Permissions with help from the steps above.
  3. Choose Grant permissions. (If the list/library inherit from the superior object, this choice will not be shown).
  4. In the Share dialog box make sure the header Invite people is selected. Then you can start type the names of the people or group you want to grant access to. You can add a personal message if you’d like. Check or uncheck the box Share everything in this folder, even items with unique permissions depending if you want to limit or grant the access to the objects that you already set unique permissions for.
  5. By default, they will get the access to edit. Which means that the people you invite can make changes in the library. If you want to give them another permission level, click on Show options and then Select a permission level. An e-mail will be sent to everyone that’s named in she square Invite people. I you don’t want everyone to receive an email, click on Show options and then uncheck the box Send an email invitation.
  6. When you’ve made all the choices in the Share dialog box, click Share.

 

Change permissions settings in SharePoint

You need to break the inherit from the superior site before you can change unique permissions. Once you’ve broken the inherit like the steps above you follow these steps to change unique permissions.

  1. Open the library where you want to change permission levels.
  2. Go to the site Permissions for the library.
  3. In the list Names, check the boxes next to the name of the users/group that you want to change access for.
  4. When you’re done, click on Edit user permissions.
  5. Under Permissions, mark the box for the permission level you want for the users/groups you’ve chosen.
  6. Click OK when you’re done.

 

Remove user permission in SharePoint

To remove permissions from users or groups that you have granted access to, follow these steps.

  1. Go to the library where you want to remove user permissions.
  2. Go to the site Permissions for the list or library (see above if you don’t remember how to).
  3. In the list Name, mark the box next to the name of the user/group that you want to remove permission from.
  4. Choose Remove user permission.
  5. The permission site will be updated and show that the user/group will no longer have permission to the lists.

Create a new site in a current SharePoint webpage

This manual describe how to create a new site in a current SharePoint webpage.

  1. Go to the SharePoint webpage where you want to create a new site.
  2. Click on +New and then site.
  3. Choose a form and then Create site.

Build your SharePoint site

Here we show you how to build your SharePoint site and how to adjust header, sections and webb.

Adjust header

  1. Mark the text header to edit it.
  2. Hover your mouse on the header and four choices will show.
  • Choose the first icon (a pen) if you want to edit the header. Choose picture to choose a new picture. You can also choose a new focus for the picture.
  • Choose the second icon (picture) to change picture on the header.
  • Choose the third icon (focus) to adjust the focus of the picture in the header.
  • Choose the fourth icon (return) to restore to the standard format of the header.

Adjust your layout

  1. Go to the vertical menu to the left on SharePoint.
  2. Click on the plus if you want to add a section and choose the layout you want. You can create more avsnitts, you do that by click on the + under the created avsnitt.

Add to Webb parts

  1.  Click on within the created section and choose Web parts.
  2. There are more web parts to choose among, for example text, picture, files, videos. Search for a part in the search bar or scroll down to see what parts you want to choose.
  3. When you’ve chosen a web part you can edit or adjust if how you want.
  4. In the left menu:
  • Choose the first icon (pen) to edit the web part.
  • Choose the second icon (navigation) to move web parts by drag and drop.
  • Choose the third icon (duplication) to copy a web part.
  • Choose the fourth icon (trashcan) to delete a web part.

5. In the right horisontal menu:

  • Choose the first icon to adjust size on the web part.
  • Choose the second icon to crop the web part.
  • Choose the third icon to adjust length and width.
  • Choose the fourth icon to adjust the place of the web parts.
  • Choose the fifth icon to restore a web part to how it looked from the beginning.
  • Choose the sixth icon to save a web part.

When your done with your site choose Publish or Save as draft if your now ready to publish yet. If you want to keep edit, click Edit.

Find, create, and delete team sites in SharePoint

This manual describes how to find, create and delete team sites in SharePoint. Note, if you have a Team in Microsoft Teams, you and your team members already have a team site in SharePoint. Team Site=Team

Find SharePoint teams sites

  1. Open your browser and go to the address www.o365.umu.se
  2. Find your way to the panel on the left with all applications. Click at the bottom More applications.
  3. Choose SharePoint
  4. In the menu on the left, click the globe (My Sites). In the list, you’ll see your Team sites.
    Find, create, and delete team sites in SharePoint - choose team site

Create Team site in SharePoint

  1. In the left upper-corner click on the house icon, and than click + Create Site.
    Create Team site in SharePoint - click create site
  2. There are two different types of websites you can create. If the purpose is to create a collaboration area for, for example, a workgroup or project, select Team Site.
    Create Team site in SharePoint - choose team site type
  3. Next, enter the name and description for the team site. Here you also choose whether the site should be private or public and at the bottom which language should be the primary.
  4. Please note that in a private group, you invite the people who will be involved in working on the site. In a public group, everyone at Umeå University can visit the document website. This means that all affiliates, employees and students can connect to public websites without invitation.
    Create Team site in SharePoint - write in name and decription of team site
  5. Invite members and add any additional owners to your team site. You also have the option to do this later.

  6. Your Team site is created.

Delete team site

  1. Go to the site you want to delete. Click the gear wheel in the right corner and select Site information.
    Delete team site - choose site information
  2. A dialog box on the right appears. Select Delete Site.
    Delete team site - choose delete site
  3. A security box appears warning that you are about to delete a SharePoint page. Check the box under “Yes, delete this group and all associated resources” and than click Delete. 
    Delete team site - confirmation box
  4. The SharePoint team site has now been deleted.

Create files and maps in SharePoint

This manual describes how you create new documents, files and maps in a current SharePoint group website.

  1. Open your browser and go to www.o365.umu.se.
  2. Search for SharePoint among all the applications in the panel to the left. Click on More applications if you don’t see the app.
  3. Click on SharePoint.
  4. Click on the globe, My Applications, in the menu to the left. In the list that pops up you’ll se all of your group websites. Click on the group website that you want to create maps and files in.
    SharePont - choose sharepoint website
  5. When you’re in the group website that you’ve chosen, click on Documents in the menu to the left.
    create files and maps in sharepoint - choose document tab in left menue
  6. Click on the button New to create a new map or file.

  1. Here you can choose what kind of file you want to create (for example Word, Excel or PowerPoint) or if you want to create a map.
    create files and maps in sharepoint - click on new and chose files or filer to create