How to set up permissions for Office 365

Q: How to set up permissions for Office 365

A: Speaking Email will appear in the Azure portal, allowing you to see what permissions it is using. If you mail is not coming through, you can check to make sure these permissions are available.

If your Office 365 is under default settings, you shouldn't need to worry about this. 

In some cases you will need to manually check and grant this permission.

If it has been locked down your IT team may need to locate the app Speaking Email in the Azure portal and grant the following permission:

Access mailboxes as the signed-in user via Exchange Web Services

Here is the GUID for that scope: 3b5f3d61-589b-4a3c-a359-5dd4b5ee5bd5

This is the only permission needed and it covers ActiveSync as well as Exchange Web Services. (Note that Speaking Email does not require EWS to be enabled but does require ActiveSync enabled)

The screenshots below show you where to do this.

What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag, reply, or forward. It can be completely by voice command, or use the large on-screen buttons or full screen touch gestures.

Who is it for?

People with blindness or visual impairment. People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving between appointments.

Do you have Apple CarPlay?

See our other product Speaking Email CarPlay.

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