Unite Newsletter: Tips and Tricks - April 2018

Unite Newsletter - Tips and Tricks (April 2018)

We all depend on technology to do our work every day. In this newsletter, we will provide helpful tips and tricks on the various tools available. We will also feature new tools and resources that will help you in your daily work.

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You must now use your Unite Identity username and password to log into Connections.

This upgrade means you’ll use the same login as other key applications such as Unite Mail, Unite Docs, Umoja, Self-Service and others. 

Community owners should remind their UN and external partners who have access to Connections of the upgrade and the need to activate their accounts.


Set up a group in Skype for Business for each team you work with so you quickly see who’s available, or communicate with the entire team at once.

  • Click the Add a Contact button. 
  • Select Create a New Group.

For more Office 365 tips, training and quick guides, visit unite.un.org/office365

Do you leave your house without locking your doors? Stay cyber safe—treat your computer like it’s your house.

Shut down, lock, log off, or put your computer and other devices to sleep before leaving them unattended. A login must be required to start or wake-up. Set a passcode on mobile devices.

Download the information security quick guide for more tips on staying cyber safe.


Use Unite Search (search.un.org) to search vast amounts of information from the Official Document System (ODS), more than 100 UN websites, other UN document repositories, and social media. 

  • See a document in context to others with the Reference Explorer 
  • Refine results by various factors—such as documents, social media, etc.—using the Faceted Search
  • View similar or related documents with More Like This

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Frequently Asked Questions

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