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Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites - #199

Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites - #199

June 14, 2021

What are Microsoft Teams connected team sites and Microsoft Teams connected channel sites? Learn these phrases. Understand what they mean. Get comfortable with describing them to people working SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. In this episode, we make sense of a confusing message. One that prepares us for some visual changes, changes to permissions and sensitivity label controls, for team sites connected to a Microsoft Team.  

In this episode:    

- Live Transcription
- Teams Attendance Report
- New Service - Scheduler for Microsoft 365
- Microsoft Search: Find a meeting recording based on what was said
- SharePoint: Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites
- Microsoft Lists: Sync your lists for improved performance and offline access

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates
- Microsoft Lists: @mention people in comments
- Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint): Updated Web player for video
- Install web version of OneDrive and Microsoft Lists as a Progressive Web App (PWA)

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.
- SharePoint admin center: New columns on Active sites page

    

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Edit a SharePoint page or news post in Microsoft Teams - #198

Edit a SharePoint page or news post in Microsoft Teams - #198

June 7, 2021

SharePoint pages and news posts that have been pinned as tabs, can now be edited directly with Microsoft Teams. Publishers who are active in Teams will be able to edit without needing to leave Teams.   

In this episode:    

- Edit a SharePoint page or news post in Microsoft Teams    
- Post on behalf of capability coming to Yammer    
- Yammer and SharePoint for Business: Yammer Conversations Web Part V3    
- Support for tenant background images in the navigation bar is being retired    
- End-to-end encryption for Teams calling    
- Actionable items in Microsoft Search    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Search across images with Microsoft Search    
- Teams meeting invite recipients limit from Outlook    
- Teams Mobile - Large Gallery in meetings update     

    

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Custom Backgrounds For Microsoft Teams Together Mode - #197

Custom Backgrounds For Microsoft Teams Together Mode - #197

May 31, 2021

Create custom backgrounds for Microsoft Teams Together Mode using the new Scenes Studio, from the Teams Development Center. Make Muppets out of your meeting members, line them up on Coconut Shie stands. If it helps you 'keep it together' during back to back meetings, almost anything goes.      

In this episode:    

- Announcing annotations in PowerPoint Live in Teams    
- Planner File Recommendations    
- Together Mode Extensibility    
- Additional Admin Functionality and Support for 1000 person meeting    
- Lower All Raised Hands    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Play My Emails in Outlook launching internationally    
- Pinning on Outlook for iOS and Android    
- Rich Yammer link previews in Teams chats    
- SharePoint admin center: Replace root site is now available to all customers    
- Introducing 2x2 gallery view for Teams meetings viewed in Edge and Chrome browsers    
- SharePoint admin center: New columns on Active sites page    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Microsoft Teams Revised In-meeting Share Experience    

    

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Power Apps can now display images from Microsoft Lists - #196

Power Apps can now display images from Microsoft Lists - #196

May 24, 2021

Use the images stored in a Microsoft List and surface them in Power Apps. Create apps that help frontline workers. Use a Microsoft List in the back end to manage the content, now with images. New apps that use the SharePoint connector to add a list as a data source may display images from the list if they are present in the list.      

In this episode:    

- Customize the properties for the Yammer Communities app in Teams    
- Power Apps can now display images from Microsoft Lists    
- Headspace mindfulness content in Microsoft Viva Insights is here    
- Microsoft Search Usage reports for Modern Site Collections    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Dynamic View    
- Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) desktop application retires on Windows 10    
- Sharing Links for Microsoft Lists is now available!    
- Outlook - Changes in how feedback is submitted    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Set out of office within Microsoft Teams    
- New Teams meeting lobby setting - only invited users join directly    

    

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SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard - #195

SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard - #195

May 17, 2021

The home page for the SharePoint Admin Center now shows quick insights in a familiar card format, seen on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center home page. SharePoint admins can focus on what matters to their role and get a quick start to frequent tasks.    

In this episode:    

- Group chat with external users in Teams GA    
- Setting to turn off/on comments for a list    
- Announcing PowerPoint modern comments for enterprise general availability    
- SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard    
- SharePoint news in the Yammer feed    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Outlook - new position for Send button in iOS    
- Immersive Reader is now available in OneDrive and SharePoint for documents    
- Migrate content from Dropbox to Microsoft 365    
- Floor Plans for workspace booking in mobile devices    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Updates to meeting chat membership    

    

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SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler - #194

SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler - #194

May 10, 2021

Execute a measured launch for a new SharePoint portal when high traffic is expected. Use a phased approach to test and monitor the performance. Get user feedback and resolve issues before making the portal widely available.       

In this episode:    

- Export Lists to CSV    
- Apps in External Scenarios    
- Launch your portal using the SharePoint Portal launch scheduler    
- Outlook: Dictate emails on iPhone and iPad    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Records Management: Announcing public preview of multi-stage disposition review    
- Adding Link settings to the Quick Permissions inside the OneDrive Share Control    
- PowerPoint Live: Present to Teams from PowerPoint for Mac    
- Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Microsoft Lists: new Integrate drop-down menu, powered by SharePoint    

    

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Access files offline in Teams mobile - #193

Access files offline in Teams mobile - #193

May 3, 2021

You will go offline. Or you will connect to weak Wi-Fi. When you do, you better have the files you need to keep working. Now Microsoft Teams mobile for Android supports offline files. But there are some gotchas to this 'productivity continuity plan'.   

In this episode:    

- Present to Teams from PowerPoint for Windows    
- Migrate content from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365    
- Admins can install apps in meetings    
- Whiteboard storage changing to OneDrive for Business    
- Access files offline in Teams mobile    
- OneDrive Sync admin reports in the Microsoft 365 Apps Admin center    

    
📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Workbook Link Support Enabled in Excel for the web    
- Microsoft Lists: Grid view keyboard improvements    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- New file sharing experience in Microsoft Teams    

    

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Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings - #192

Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings - #192

April 26, 2021

Is everyone here that needs to be here? Good. Close the door. We don't want any interruptions. If you want to ensure no further people can join a meeting, you will soon have the lock for the online meeting to do so.    

In this episode:    

- (Updated) Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients    
- SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Events Web Part    
- Organizers can lock meetings    
- Exchange Online - New cmdlet to make meetings shorter by default    
- SharePoint and Teams: Folder in site visibly connected to channel    
- Location Based Access Control    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Reduce background noise in Microsoft Teams Meetings for Mac    
- OneDrive: Android / iOS - Outline for PDF viewing    
- Set out of office within Microsoft Teams    

    

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Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts - #191

Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts - #191

April 19, 2021

How often have you had a conversation in Teams about a new task and forgotten to action it? Did that task even make it to a task list or the plan for your team? Creating a new task from a conversation will soon be just two clicks away.     

In this episode:    

- New Design for Yammer Discovery and Digest Emails     
- Teams: Create tasks from Teams chats or channel posts     
- Microsoft Teams: webinars plus new meeting registration options     

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates     
- Microsoft Information Governance: update to retention and label policies for Microsoft 365 Groups     
- Outlook mobile clients will soon provide access to delegate mailboxes     
- Quarantine portal deep link in end user spam notification     
- Microsoft Forms data insights: Word Cloud for open text question     

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- "Tasks by Planner and To Do" app name to be shortened to "Tasks" within Teams     

    

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SharePoint Site Templates - #190

SharePoint Site Templates - #190

April 12, 2021

Apply new scenario-based templates to new and existing SharePoint sites. Templates contain pre-populated content and web parts to improve consistency of sites and time-to-collaborate.    

In this episode:    

- SharePoint site templates    
- Customized backgrounds in Microsoft Teams meeting video coming to mobile devices    
- Microsoft Search: Earn Microsoft Rewards when using a work or school account    
- Outlook for iOS - More actions available in New Message and New Event press and hold menus    
- Microsoft Teams: introducing organization-wide backgrounds (preview)    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Opt-in to the new Teams live events multi-window producer experience    
- Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events    
- New options for attachments in Outlook on the web    
- Organization logos in Outlook for iOS and Android    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Introducing a SharePoint app bar that features global navigation    

    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message Center.  

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