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Microsoft Loop - First Glance

Introduction:  In this blog, we will explore Microsoft Loop App. We will learn about the basics of the Loop App and how it can become one of the best productivity tools. Pre-requisites:  Enable Loop App for your Organization Books & References:  Enable Loop for your Organization Details on Loop Demonstration:  1. Signup / Sign-In: You will need to visit  to get started with Loop Setup. Once you open the link, you can click on Sign In  Once, you select the Users to Login Once you are logged in with User , you will be able to view the Loop App. If your organization has not enabled, you can enable the access using  Enable Loop for your Organization I tried to create a new signup with a different trial account. Hit get started with Loop. Once the Get Started button is clicked,  you will b redirected to main loop page.   After hitting Get Started with Loop, you will get a message to wait and immediately redirected to the loop. 2. Use Loop: Once you have successfully logged

Customer Digital Experience(CDX) to setup Business Central

Introduction:  In this blog, I will be sharing my experience in Customer Data Experience (CDX) and how to set up Business Central, CDX is a platform that is used to create Demos for Customers. This implies that you no longer have to pay or signup for trials in order to demonstrate Dynamics 365 Apps for Customers. To get more details Pre-requisites:  Basic understanding of CDX Access to CDX environments Books & References: Demonstration:  1. Visit : Once you are on the CDX portal, you can log in with your Work Account. You can select your segment and your role. 2. Accept the CDX - Terms of use: Once you have accepted the CDX- Terms of Use, you will be taken to Customer Digital Experience Dashboard. 3. CDX - Environments:  Click on Environments to get the list of tenants. You can also create new tenants from this screen. Below you can create your own

SignUp for Office 365 without adding Payment Method.

Introduction:  A few days back I was setting up an Office 365 trial for one of my clients. Turns out that recently Microsoft introduced Office trial signup with Credit Card. You cannot directly signup for a trial without Credit Card as confirmed by the post below from Microsoft Community. Pre-requisites:  Basic Understanding of the Office 365 Signup process. Books & References:  Link References Microsoft Community Office 365 E3 Trial Demonstration: 1. Sign up for  Office 365 E3 Trial : Once you have visited the Link, click and fill in your details for the signup. In the signup process, provide your email address. Click on Set up Account Fill in the Sign-Up Details Verify the Sign-Up details Create your Username and Password for Office 365 Tenant At this point, Office 365 account is created and will ask you to put your Payment Method as Credit Card even to Signup. Hence, I was stuck here and I wanted to find an alternative. 2. Login to : Once you login to, in t

UPDATE: Business Central Tile in Microsoft 365 will be removed!

UPDATE: Business Central Sandbox Tile in Microsoft 365 will be removed! When I logged into Business Central, it occasionally shows me the warning that the Business Central Tile will be removed from Microsoft 365 Apps Tile as follows.  Before the change, there was separate tile for Business Central Sandbox and Business Central Production. After the change, there will be single tile for Business Central Sandbox and Business Central Production. Please note that this feature will be in effect from April 2022 and will be in General availability in June 2022. For more details, refer the Business Central Documentation link below.

Update to generating App Password in Office 365 / Microsoft 365

Introduction: In my previous blog on setting up the App Password for Outlook after enabling Multi-Factor Authentication, refer to How to bypass Multi-Factor Authentication This blog is an update on the changes made to the process creation of App Password and is relatively easier to follow. I faced an issue where the ' View Privacy Link ' button was missing in Settings & Privacy > Privacy View Privacy Link Missing - Office 365 / Microsoft 365   Pre- requisites : Microsoft 365 (a.k.a Office 365) Demonstration: In, go to the Users icon on the top right and select ' View Account' View Account Head over to the ' Security Info ' navigation on the left side and click on ' Add Method Adding Method in Security Info You need to select the Method as ' App Password ', provide the ' App Name ' and copy the password generated for further use Adding a Method Adding AppName Copying App Password I tested the copied password in SMTP Ma