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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Joining a group

Before creating a new group, it is worth checking whether another group has already been created for the same purpose. If a group already exists and is public, you can join it straight away or ask the owner to add you if the group is private. This recipe will show you how to join a group.

Getting ready

You can join groups that are not created by you. On Outlook Web Access, if you right-click on Groups and click Discover, it lists all the groups in the organization. Some of these groups might be private, while others will be public.

How to do it...

To join a group, do the following:

  1. Right-click on Groups and click Discover. This will bring up the Discover pane with a search box. Start typing the group name you would like to join, as shown here:

Public groups will let you join immediately. Private groups will require the group owner's approval.