How to enable Project Moca – Your new productivity app

Project Moca is a new concept for a productivity app from Microsoft that is in public preview since August, if you are curious about it have a look how you can easily enable it on your tenant.

On Microsoft own words, with Project Moca you can simplify your workflow so you can focus on what matters. Add tasks, goals, notes, files from OneDrive and other cloud storage providers, links, contacts, and even emails and events, all into one dynamic space. Each space has a flexible canvas so you can customize and view your content your way.

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Project Moca preview is integrated in the Outlook version for web and must be enabled using PowerShell. If you are an admin on your tenant and want to give it a try do the following:

  1. Open the PowerShell console
  2. Execute the script below and update the address value
    Import-Module ExchangeOnlineManagement
    Connect-ExchangeOnline -UserPrincipalName joao@handsonsp.onmicrosoft.com
    Set-OwaMailboxPolicy OwaMailboxPolicy-Default -ProjectMocaEnabled $true
    

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  3. Wait a couple hours for it to get it enabled
  4. Once enabled click on the Project Moca icon in the Outlook web
  5. Alternatively you can access to Project Moca directly by using the following url https://outlook.office365.com/spaces/ if you see a message saying Under Construction it means it is not enabled yet
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While you are waiting for it to be enabled have a look to the following Video about Project which has a great resume of all the main features.


4 Responses to “How to enable Project Moca – Your new productivity app”

  1. Meryem

    November 1, 2020

    Hello there

    I am trying so hard to find the application: moca project but I can not find it, I think they have taken it out, please could you confirm?

    Reply
    • João Ferreira

      November 1, 2020

      Hi Meryem,

      It’s still working, I’ve just tested it.
      It may take a little to get the feature enabled on your tenant. Try to access to it directly using this URL

      Hope it helps, have a nice day 🙂

      Reply
  2. anhduy82

    November 7, 2020

    After typing Set-OwaMailboxPolicy OwaMailboxPolicy-Default -ProjectMocaEnabled $true and hit enter, it says:
    Set-OwaMailboxPolicy : The term ‘Set-OwaMailboxPolicy’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script
    file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct
    and try again.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Set-OwaMailboxPolicy OwaMailboxPolicy-Default -ProjectMocaEnabled $tr …
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Set-OwaMailboxPolicy:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException
    Can you help me with this?

    Reply
    • João Ferreira

      November 17, 2020

      Hello,

      Have you got any error when you did the import of the PowerShell module?
      Please make sure you are able to connect to exchange, this usually means that a connection was not established.
      You can read more about the PowerShell module here.

      Hope this helps, have a nice day 🙂

      Reply

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