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Updates to Microsoft Teams meeting chat membership - #171

Updates to Microsoft Teams meeting chat membership - #171

November 20, 2020

Your access to Microsoft Teams meeting chat will depend on how you are invited to the meeting. Those invited part way through a meeting will only see the conversation for the duration of the meeting. Why is that important? Watch this weeks episode to find out why.    

Also this week:    

- Full screen support in new meetings experience    

- Microsoft Teams: Accounts    

- Office Client Service health communications    

- Updates to meeting chat membership    

- Exclude specific files from OneDrive sync    

- SharePoint spaces: Touch device support    

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Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings - #170

Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings - #170

November 9, 2020

Who doesn't love a good poll in an online meeting? Results will be shared live during this episode of the 365 Message Center Show, as we discuss polls coming to Microsoft Teams meetings with Microsoft Forms.    

In this episode:    

- Extending the temporary limit increase for live events    

- Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings    

- OneDrive: Bookmark for OneDrive for iOS    

- New feature: Adding personal accounts in Teams coming soon on desktop    

- Microsoft 365 admin center: Simplified admin experience   

- New: Microsoft Lists undo and redo commands    

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New Scenes for Together Mode in Microsoft Teams - #169

New Scenes for Together Mode in Microsoft Teams - #169

November 3, 2020

New scenes for Together Mode bring meeting attendees together with different backgrounds. Four new scenes for displaying video from up to 50 attendees and two scenes of a new 5-attendee size. Don't worry if you haven't chosen the right size. Other attendees will display below the scene and you can change to a different scene if the meeting size increases.    

In this episode:    

- Teams support for 3x3 recordings    

- Announcing Teams public preview for end users    

- Introducing new scenes to Together Mode    

- Upcoming changes to topics and hashtags in Yammer    

- Microsoft Productivity Score soon to be generally available    

- Outlook on the web - Text predictions in English now supported worldwide    

- Upcoming changes to topics and hashtags in Yammer      

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Reducing background noise in Microsoft Teams meetings - #168

Reducing background noise in Microsoft Teams meetings - #168

October 28, 2020

Microsoft Teams will soon offer AI powered background noise suppression. We've seen it in demos. How will it work in reality? How will it perform in an open floor office? A café? Or is it meant to help remote workers who have to work in shared spaces at home?     
    
In this episode:    

- Increasing team membership to 25,000 members per team    

- Microsoft Teams: Increasing the org-wide team limit from 5,000 to 10,000    

- Play My Emails in Outlook for iOS and Android launching internationally    

- Reducing background noise in Microsoft Teams meetings    

- Introducing commenting in Microsoft Lists    

- Outgoing screen-sharing support in Safari for Microsoft Teams    

- Manage Your Firstline Worker's Access to Teams on Personal Devices When Off Shift    

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Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms - #167

Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms - #167

October 20, 2020

Improve the level of interaction between meeting attendees with virtual breakout rooms. Limitations of audio technology mean only one person can speak and be clearly heard at one time in an online meeting. Teams breakout rooms provide a smaller, isolated place to converse, collaborate and create.
In this episode:    

- Sharing links that block video file download    

- Outlook on the web, Project Moca preview    

- Microsoft Teams - Virtual Breakout Rooms    

- Modern capability to add custom content types in SharePoint    

- Meeting chat moderation settings    

- Transfer Teams meeting between devices or add another device     

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New personalisation with My Feed web part - #166

New personalisation with My Feed web part - #166

October 15, 2020

Organizations that personalize their Intranet and team sites have another tool at their disposal. The My Feed web part shows content specific to you, based on your activity and contacts within your organization. Content includes your next meeting, a Microsoft Team and channel you frequently visit, or a recording of a meeting you attended recently. 
Where would you use this new web part?     

- My Feed web part    

- Forms: Specific user sharing for response collection    

- Set duration on presence status in Teams    

- Organizers can manage meeting options in the meeting experience    

- Forms is getting a new start page    

- We're improving Microsoft Search with personal query history    

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Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings - #165

Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings - #165

October 7, 2020

There are some Teams meetings you run where you wish you could have prevented attendees from unmuting. Education are happy to see this update. But it also makes it possible for organizations to run more controlled, large format meetings. Here what Daniel has to say as he covers this update. That is, if Darrell doesn't prevent him from unmuting as he organizes the meeting.    

- Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings    

- OneNote feed in Outlook for the web    

- SharePoint: Organization chart web part    

- General availability of SharePoint Syntex    

- Introducing Designer in Word    

- Notifications coming to the Yammer Communities app in Microsoft Teams       

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Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive / SharePoint -  #164

Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive / SharePoint -  #164

September 29, 2020

Sharing meeting recordings with guests is about to get easier. Microsoft Teams will soon record meetings to OneDrive or SharePoint. Then you can share the recording like to share any file with a guest.    

- New Power Automate for Teams    

- Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint    

- Calendar view on Microsoft List and SharePoint Lists    

- Push notifications for work accounts in To Do    

- List creation from templates visual refresh    

- Introducing tags in the Message Center      

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Introducing Microsoft Teams templates -  #163

Introducing Microsoft Teams templates -  #163

September 23, 2020

Create a new Microsoft Team based on a template and get your team off to the right start. 13 new base templates will soon be available to support activities such as managing a project, onboard employees. Use one of the 13 or as an admin, create your own template. Set channel structure, Team level settings, pin tabs and pre-install apps to show in a template.    

- Microsoft Teams: Windows 10 native notifications in Teams AND
Introducing macOS native notifications in Teams    

- Introducing Microsoft Teams templates    

- Organizational branding of Teams custom apps store    

- Search Yammer using the Teams Communities app    

- Teams meetings, end of meeting notification    

- Turn off message preview for chat notifications in Teams    

- Flow Admin Center unavailable    

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Microsoft Ignite Schedule Builder and a few other MC updates - #162

Microsoft Ignite Schedule Builder and a few other MC updates - #162

September 16, 2020

Schedules. When they're live, we get dates and times and can make plans. In this episode we discuss a mysterious "2020 Release Wave 2" message you have to look at closer, the Gallery view for Microsoft Lists and SharePoint. We also talk about the #MSIgnite schedule builder going live, and our recommendations for sessions and tips for attending this colossal virtual conference.    

- Feature update: Gallery view in Microsoft Lists    

- New Feature: Inline message translation for Android    

- Microsoft Forms introduces a responder progress bar    

- Deployment schedule available for 2020 Release Wave 2    

- #MSIgnite Schedule Builder, how to use it, Tips for attending this virtual conference and session picks.    

 

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