By default in Office 365 Groups, group members must come from inside your organization. You cannot add an outsider to your group. You can, however, involve an outsider in a conversation within a group. In this movie, you will know how to enable outsiders to reply to the group, and add them to a conversation.
- [Instructor] Well here in Office 365 Groups,…we already know, by default, you're not able…to add outsiders to your group.…In other words, members have to be people…who are part of your organization.…Anyone who's not part of your organization,…by default, cannot be added.…Now Microsoft does plan to allow administrators…to give access to outsiders.…That's coming.…For now, though, we can at least get outsiders involved…in a conversation.…Yes.…You can send out emails from the groups to people.…You can even allow them to reply to your messages.…
That's a feature that has to be enabled within the group.…So we're going to look at that now.…If you're following along, you can be looking…at any group where you are the owner.…And here we are looking at Conversations.…Now before we start creating new conversations…or including people in existing conversation,…who are outside the organization,…let's makes sure that we're going to allow them to reply.…That means, editing the group.…There's a few different ways to do that.…You could go up to the ellipses here, click that,…
In this course, David Rivers walks users through the basics of Office 365 groups, from creating a group and adding members to finding and joining other groups. Learn how to communicate with colleagues in a group, schedule group meetings, and collaborate on documents and larger projects.
- Describe the benefits of using Office 365 groups.
- Differentiate between group owners and group members.
- Explain how to subscribe or unsubscribe to a group’s email.
- Recall how to leave or delete a group.
- Describe how to schedule meetings with groups.
- Recall who can edit or cancel an event.
- Explain how to find and open a shared file.
- Cite the method for sharing a file externally.