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OneDrive copy link, Custom backgrounds on Android, Mirror video - #220

OneDrive copy link, Custom backgrounds on Android, Mirror video - #220

November 23, 2021

The OneDrive Copy Link window changes to streamline assigning and managing permissions. Custom backgrounds finally arrive in Teams mobile for Android. Mirror your video in Teams meetings to make text readable (online teachers cheer loudly).   

In this episode:    

OneDrive / SharePoint updates    
OneDrive: Sharing experience - "Copy Link"   
Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring      

Teams Messages      
Custom Backgrounds are now on Android Mobile      
Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls      
(Updated) Mirror my video      

Quick Mentions      
(Updated) Refreshed Microsoft Whiteboard client experience coming soon      
(Updated) View Switcher- a new dedicated menu of view options in Teams Meetings      

Call-Back - Available today      
Microsoft Teams: A new search results page is coming      

      

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Viva Connections Generally Available - #219

Viva Connections Generally Available - #219

November 15, 2021

Viva Connections is now available! Embed a company feed that is personalized to your interests. Add the dashboard to show cards that make apps and information available at a glance. Daniel and Darrell take look at some of the out of the box dashboard cards and try them on for size. This and....    

In this episode:    

Teams Messages    
- Anonymous join policy    
- View Only Attendee Guidance Update    
- Redesigned Microsoft Teams Store Experience    

SharePoint updates    
- Modern lookup columns    
- Viva Connections is now generally available!    

Call-Back - Available today.    
- SharePoint and OneDrive Image Edit - Filters    

       

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Q&A in Teams, Office.com update, Manager Insights from Viva - #218

Q&A in Teams, Office.com update, Manager Insights from Viva - #218

November 8, 2021

It's always interesting to see what lands in the Message Center during and after Microsoft Ignite. Sometimes we see products and features announced that appear in the Message Center shortly after the announcement. Like the Office.com updates this week. Changes to the landing page and new ways to search your recent content using the 'My Content' view. Other announcements tease you availability in 'Quarter-something next year'. Let's step back from the #MSIgnite excitement for a moment and take a look at changes landing nowish and soonish.    

In this episode:    

Stream Messages    
Stream on SharePoint - Viewership Retention    

Teams Messages    
- Chat with users with Teams personal accounts    
- Multi-language Teams meeting invite control    
- Expanded reactions in Microsoft Teams    
- Q&A in Teams, now in Public Preview    

Microsoft 365 Service Messages    
- Office.com updates    

Viva Message    
- Viva insights Manager insights    

Call-Back - Available today. The fastest call-back ever on the show.    
- Q&A in Teams, now in Public Preview    

  

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Visio Web App, Teams new file sharing, Outlook iOS Editor - #217

Visio Web App, Teams new file sharing, Outlook iOS Editor - #217

November 1, 2021

It's #MSIgnite week. Updates and announcements are starting to come in thick and fast. To make the 365MCS messages easier to catch up with, we're grouping them together in their app or service. Outlook, Microsoft Stream, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Visio, and Planner new functionality!

In this episode:    

Outlook updates
- Text predictions in Outlook for iOS & Android - MC293771
- Editor for Outlook iOS - MC294741
- New Experience updates and Microsoft 365 app access - MC294739

Stream updates
- Generate Captions On-Demand for Stream built on SharePoint - MC293774

SharePoint updates
- New Feature: SharePoint spaces Embed web part - MC294527
- New Microsoft 365 Lists entry point in the SharePoint app bar - MC295021

Microsoft Teams updates
- New file sharing experience in Microsoft Teams - MC294746
- Microsoft Teams tab actions are moving - MC295024

Visio update
- General availability: Microsoft 365 now includes the core functionalities of Visio - MC295017

Planner update
- Rich text and images in Planner task notes - MC295027

Call-Back
- Live Components in Teams Chat - MC270177
Prepare your people for this change. Download done-for-you resources such as a News page, images and promo video at Live Components In Microsoft Teams Chat | The Way We Work

  

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Teams meeting co-organizer, Image editing OneDrive & SharePoint - #216

Teams meeting co-organizer, Image editing OneDrive & SharePoint - #216

October 25, 2021

Join Daniel and Darrell live this week to discuss the weeks Microsoft 365 messages. Select specific people for the Teams meeting co-organizer role. They can change meeting settings and manage 'some' of the features an organizer can. 
Stylize your photos stored in OneDrive and SharePoint, with filters that adjust the look.   

In this episode:    

- Co-organizer Meeting Role    
- SharePoint and OneDrive Image Edit - Filters    
- SharePoint: Updates to the site creation experience    
- SharePoint app bar – Temporary window to disable is being extended    

Call back - One or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.
- New Feature: Improvements to the Text web part for SharePoint pages and news    

  

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The 365 Message Center Show - #215

The 365 Message Center Show - #215

October 18, 2021

Comment and @mention people on list items in #MicrosoftTeams. Switch your Teams meeting view with a new dedicated button. Create private drafts of #SharePoint pages and news.
As we close in on Microsoft Ignite in early November, keep an eye on the message center for smaller updates that position and prepare for larger feature announcements.    

In this episode:    

- The new Microsoft 365 Roadmap site     
- Lists in Microsoft Teams: Comment and @mention people on list items in Teams     
- View Switcher- a new dedicated menu of view options in Teams Meetings     
- Private drafts for SharePoint pages and news     
- Focus time experiences in the Viva Insights Teams App     
- New SharePoint Site templates - retail and non-profit     
- Microsoft Stream: Toggles for video and audio owners to manage feature settings on the new web player     

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Teams Support of Internal Guest User (formerly known as State 3 and State 4 accounts)   

  

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The 365 Message Center Show - #214

The 365 Message Center Show - #214

October 11, 2021

A new search results page for Teams helps you find what you are looking for. The new Microsoft Feedback Portal is announced to replace UserVoice. And Yammer Official Communities designate an official voice amidst the user-created communities. Join Daniel and Darrell live this week to discuss the weeks Microsoft 365 messages.     

In this episode:    

- Microsoft Teams: A new search results page is coming    
- Yammer: Official Communities    
- Announcing Microsoft Feedback Portal    
- Microsoft Viva: Praise History in Microsoft Viva Insights    
- Modern site-level term store      

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Passwordless phone sign-in with Microsoft Authenticator experience changing    
- We’re making changes to LinkedIn integration with the Microsoft 365 people card    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- New SharePoint hub to hub associations    

  

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Viva Learning preview moving to general availability - #213

Viva Learning preview moving to general availability - #213

October 5, 2021

If your organization has been using the preview of Viva Learning, it will be automatically converted to the full free version. Access Microsoft Learn and Microsoft 365 Trainings for free and 125 limited LinkedIn Learning courses. Daniel and Darrell discuss what we know about Viva Learning so far and what to expect when it is available in November 2021.       

In this episode:    

- Viva Learning preview moving to general availability    
- Power BI app for Microsoft Teams automatic installation and availability for government customers    
- Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel    
- Upcoming Changes to Auto-Expanding Archive    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- OneDrive and SharePoint: Improved Move/Copy user experience    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- SharePoint Collapsible Sections    

  

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Whiteboard/Document camera in Teams meetings - #212

Whiteboard/Document camera in Teams meetings - #212

September 27, 2021

On this week's episode, Daniel and Darrell discuss the Content Camera for Microsoft Teams. Do you remember that feature in Teams that captures a whiteboard with a camera and shows the presenter as transparent? Do you remember that it was only available with special equipment and Teams Meeting Rooms? Well it's coming to Microsoft Teams Desktop - Point a camera at a whiteboard and use a real whiteboard in a Teams meeting!    

In this episode:    

- Content from camera now launched in Teams    
- Image Utility Edit Control    
- SPO View in File Explorer available in Microsoft Edge    
- Restarting a Teams Live Event    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Yammer Topics APIs changes with Viva Topics    
- Send Feedback on Image Tags    
- 1:1 Calling in Safari    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Insights in Microsoft 365 to become part of Microsoft Viva    

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New SharePoint hub to hub associations - #211

New SharePoint hub to hub associations - #211

September 20, 2021

The headline for this week's messages: Connect SharePoint hub sites to other hub sites for an increased search scope. Info architect's will welcome the results across connected hubs and sites.   

In this episode:    

- SharePoint Navigation Switcher   
- Restrict Yammer Community Posting   
- Co-authoring on Microsoft Information Protection encrypted documents in Office Desktop is Generally Available   
- Reply to specific chat message in Teams Desktop   
- New SharePoint hub to hub associations   
- Join meetings anonymously from your Teams desktop app (across clouds)   

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates
- OneDrive: New Command Bar       

 

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