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Text Message Notifications Feature in Outlook on the Web will be Retired on September 30, 2020

If you are currently using Outlook on the Web (OWA)'s text message notifications feature for University of Miami email, please be advised that Microsoft is retiring this feature in OWA on September 30, 2020; however, notifications are available via the Outlook mobile phone app (on Android and iOS).

After this date, text message notifications will stop automatically and you will no longer be able to create or edit text message notifications. If you would like to receive notifications on your mobile phone, please download Outlook for Android or Outlook for iOS. For information on how to optimize the Outlook mobile phone app, including how to enable notifications, visit this Microsoft support page. No action is necessary if you do not want to receive notifications after this date.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the UMIT Service Desk at: (305) 284-6565 or

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