I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2015

I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2015   In case you missed it, the European SharePoint Conference 2015 programme http://www.sharepointeurope.com/conferences/2015/european-sharepoint-conference-2015-programme is now available and I’m delighted to announce that I am speaking at Europe’s largest SharePoint and office 365 event in Stockholm Sweden from 9th-12th November 2015. I will be conducting two sessions – “Mobile Device Management in Office 365” and “Universal Windows App Development With Office 365 API“. “Mobile Device Management in Office 365” This session describes about the ability of the Office 365 to manage multiple mobile devices across organization. The MDM (Mobile Device Management) will help … Continue reading I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2015

How to install Windows 10 for Phone Tech Preview

Windows 10 for phone Technical preview is out for the Lumia 635 mobile. This blog describes the step by step procedure for installing the windows 10 for phone. Before installing Technical preview make sure the phone is updated to latest Denim update. The windows 10 for phone requires Denim update to be installed. Once the Denim update is installed install the Windows Insider app http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/windows-insider/ed2b1421-6414-4544-bd8d-06d58ee402a5 Sign up on the insider program here https://insider.windows.com/ I signed up using the same live id which I used to login to the Phone. Once the Windows Insider Program app is installed run the app … Continue reading How to install Windows 10 for Phone Tech Preview

Windows 10 for Phone Tech Preview Known Issues

  Windows 10 for Phone is released now. You can get more information about it from here. Before you download and upgrade the OS please go through the known issues in the Windows 10 for phone Tech preview.   Issue Workaround Existing alarms will not be migrated to Windows 10 Reset alarms after upgrade Wi-Fi settings don’t roam when phone is upgraded to Windows 10 Manually set Wi-Fi settings when on Windows 10 VPN not available in current Windows 10 builds. Setting will fail to launch. Coming in a future update – Additional language keyboards may not be present and … Continue reading Windows 10 for Phone Tech Preview Known Issues

Draw Visio from Mobile Using Azure Remote App

This blog article describes how to access Azure Remote App from windows phone 8.1. Using the remote app feature now you can able to draw Visio diagram from the mobile. First configure the Azure RemoteApp with your Azure Account. Follow the steps in the URL http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/remoteapp-create-cloud-deployment/ After provisioning the Remote App you can see the publishing applications as below The new Azure Remote App will have the Url https://www.remoteapp.windowsazure.com/ to login from the desktop client. Now go to your Windows Phone. Open the Store app and search for the Remote Desktop app. Download the Remote Desktop App to your mobile. … Continue reading Draw Visio from Mobile Using Azure Remote App

Cortana – When I am at Ikea Remind Me…

How to add Favorite Location, to be able to use in Location based reminder by Cortana Launch the Maps app. Tap on the … menu on the bottom of the Maps app. You would see Favorite places option. Tap that to add your favorite places. The favorites will have + icon at the bottom of the page. Use the + to add your favorite place. Once you tap + icon the below screen will appear. Type the place you want it to search. Once you find the place select it from the drop down. This will pop up the next … Continue reading Cortana – When I am at Ikea Remind Me…

Cortana – Useful Commands and App Integration

I use Cortana a lot to do some of the reminder tasks and the activation of Apps. Nowadays there are several apps which are integrated with Cortana for the easy access. Some of the frequently used commands are below Action to do Cortana Setup Required? Set a reminder Remind me to Water the plant at 10 am No setup required Set alarm Wake me up at 8 am   Set reminder based on location When I am at Work remind me to submit claim form Yes, Need to add Work as favorite in Map Set reminder based on location Next … Continue reading Cortana – Useful Commands and App Integration

Hide Private Apps when you give your phone to someone

Windows Phone 8.1 comes with one of the nice feature which is called App Corner. App Corner allows to select only the app which a person allowed to see in the Phone. This feature is very useful when you give a phone to someone to just see or give them to just make a call. It allows to hide all the private apps and pictures from viewing to the person you giving the phone to. Example: Sometime some of my friend might ask me to give the phone to just make a call to someone if their phone is not … Continue reading Hide Private Apps when you give your phone to someone

How to make Cortana to call relation (Brother, Sister… )

Windows Phone 8.1 comes with so many new features. One of the feature is the Cortana, personal assistance. Cortana has several functions to be able to make the Windows Phone Unique among other smart phones. In this blog we discuss on how to Make Cortana to call by the relation name or the Nick name you choose for the contact. To use this feature you need to activate the Cortana first. There are several blogs which explains you how to activate Cortana on your phone. After you activate the Cortana use the below steps to set the nick name or … Continue reading How to make Cortana to call relation (Brother, Sister… )

Launch SQL, Visual Studio Using Remote Desktop App from Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone store has now Remote Desktop App, which can be used to connect to any machine in the network. The remote desktop app helps to launch SQL, launch visual studio and even connect to windows server 2012 and do several admin related tasks. This blog shows how to configure the Remote Desktop for the Azure Machine and launch SQL, VS from the the Remote machine. Step 1: Download the Remote desktop app from the Windows Phone Store. Step 2: Launch the Remote desktop App from the Phone. When you launch the app all the saved connection will be shown. … Continue reading Launch SQL, Visual Studio Using Remote Desktop App from Windows Phone 8.1

SharePoint 2013 – Could not connect to Search HostController error

When i try to move the Search crawler and other component to different server i got this error. The below powershell command solved the issue $acl = Get-Acl HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName        $person = [System.Security.Principal.NTAccount] “Users” $access = [System.Security.AccessControl.RegistryRights]::FullControl $inheritance = [System.Security.AccessControl.InheritanceFlags] “ContainerInherit, ObjectInherit” $propagation = [System.Security.AccessControl.PropagationFlags]::None         $type = [System.Security.AccessControl.AccessControlType]::Allow         $rule = New-Object System.Security.AccessControl.RegistryAccessRule($person, $access, $inheritance, $propagation, $type)         $acl.AddAccessRule($rule)         Set-Acl HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName $acl $sh = Get-SPServiceInstance | ? {$_.TypeName -eq “Search Host Controller Service”} $sh.Unprovision()         $sh.Provision($true)     Source http://mmman.itgroove.net/2012/12/search-host-controller-service-in-starting-state-sharepoint-2013-8/ Thanks     Deleted any photos? Easily fix it using this Product Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Could not connect to Search HostController error