Microsoft Office 365 @ BYUI

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM Call us: (208) 496-9000

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is a set of cloud services available on a subscription basis from Microsoft.  We currently license all users for Exchange Online (email).  We are currently testing OneDrive (storage).  If you're interested in being a test user, please contact us at

Feature Testing Available
Collaboration: Everyone can edit a document at the same time in Word, PowePoint, or Excel.  
  • Office ProPlus
    • The latest version of WordExcelPowerPointOneNoteAccess and Publisher installed on up to five PCs or Macs and up to five mobile devices like iPad, Android and Windows tablets. 
    • Click here for more information on home computer use.
  • Office Online
    • In-browser editing, collaboration and co-authoring
Chat: Communicate instantly with document collaborators using Lync/Skype. x
Attachments: Link to files instead of attaching them.  Change permissions from "read only" to "edit". x

One OneDrive:

  • Android and iOS users can link both OneDrive for Business and personal OneDrive account into one app.  Coming soon to Windows and Mac OS.
  • 1TB of storage you can use to store and share all your documents across all your devices.
OneNote Tasks: Write a to-do list in OneNote and easily convert it to tasks with deadlines and reminders in your Outlook calendar. x
Better Presentations: Check out Sway, a cloud presentation software integrated with Bing image search. x
Scribble Conversion: Help OneNote detect which of your chicken scratches belong together with the lasso tool. x
Declutter Your Inbox: Train less important messages to be read later. x
Ignore "Reply All": Tired of hearing folks say, "Me, too" in a message thread?  Click "Ignore" to mute the conversation. x
True Signatures: Use the DocuSign app to electronically sign and email documents. x
Power Map: Convert rows of data in Excel into images. x
Better Charts/Graphs/PivotTables: Use "Quick Analysis" in Excel to see all of your options. x
Better Fill: Excel now offers "Flash Fill" to automatically recognize any changes you are making and do the rest for you. x
PDF Editing: Use Microsoft Word to open, edit, and re-save as PDF. x
Enterprise-grade Email: 50 GB Mailboxes are a 100x increase from our previous limit of 500 MB.  For more information about Mailbox Size click here. x

Learning Center



  • Your voicemail is now provided by Cisco Unity instead of Microsoft Exchange.
  • You will receive voicemail notifications in your email box.  
  • Missed Calls notifications only appear on your Cisco phone, not in your email box.
  • To access your voicemail from a Cisco phone, press the "messages" button on the phone and enter your pin.
    - If you do not have a pin setup enter 123456 when asked.  You will then be prompted to choose a new one.
  • To access your voicemail from a different phone, dial 496-0510 and press * at the menu. You will be prompted to enter your extension and PIN.
  • If you are having trouble receiving voicemail in your mailbox, contact the help desk (x9000).


  • If you use the EMAIL tab in myBYUI to check your email online, you will notice an enhanced user experience.
  • If you normally browse directly to the new address would be
  • For more information about Outlook Web App (OWA) click here.

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Personal Microsoft Account BYU-Idaho (Organizational/Institutional) Account 
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM Call us: (208) 496-9000