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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    

    

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New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings - #189

New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings - #189

April 5, 2021

Persistent breakout rooms for recurring Microsoft Teams meetings. Set timers for breakouts to call everyone back to the main meeting. These updates are welcome news for educators and workshop facilitators alike.    

In this episode:    

- New breakout room functionality coming to Microsoft Teams    
- New PowerPoint Live Presentation option with desktop and window sharing    
- Yammer: Essential Announcements    
- Quick Create – Easily Create Power BI Reports from Lists    
- PowerPoint Live: Present to Teams from PowerPoint Web App    
- Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Zip file partial downloads no longer available    
- Teams for your personal life banners    
- Outlook on the Web: New calendar board view    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Improved Person columns in Microsoft Lists    

    

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Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings - #188

Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings - #188

March 31, 2021

Focus your audience on up to 7 people using the new Multiple Spotlights update in Teams meetings. Panel discussions for meetings and webinars will be easier to run using meetings.    

In this episode:    
- Microsoft Lists: new Integrate drop-down menu, powered by SharePoint    
- Update on UserVoice sites    
- Expanding access to My Day from Outlook on the web to Office.com    
- Microsoft Teams: Call Merge    
- Microsoft Teams to allow only organization participants to bypass the meeting lobby    
- Create and use approval templates in the Teams Approvals app    
- We are supporting third party electronic signatures in the Teams Approvals app    
- Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings    
- Microsoft Forms: Correct Answer choice in Teams Meeting Forms Polls      

     

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Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients - #187

Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients - #187

March 22, 2021

There's more to setting up Microsoft Viva Connections than you might realize. Set your Home site. Configure the Global navigation. Prepare to create an app package for Teams, once the PowerShell script is released on March 31.     
Are you ready?      

In this episode:     
- Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients     
-> Step by step guide to set up Viva Connections in Teams desktop: https://go.365mcs.com/vw1     
- Prevent attendees from sharing video feed in Microsoft Teams Meetings     
- Forms: New features in Teams polls in meetings     
- Adding Quick Permissions to the OneDrive/SharePoint Share Control     

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates     
- Focus mode for modern SharePoint pages     
- (Updated) Microsoft Teams Revised In-meeting Share Experience / (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Dynamic View     
- Customizable website tabs in Teams Templates     

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

     

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SharePoint Page Analytics - #186

SharePoint Page Analytics - #186

March 15, 2021

New analytics for SharePoint pages and news reveal helpful insights. Learn more about how your organization views your pages. Update your content to improve engagement.   

In this episode:      

- Immersive Reader is coming to SharePoint pages and news posts    
- SharePoint Events web part will display event images    
- Announcing general availability of guest support in Yammer (native mode)    
- Microsoft Teams: AI-assisted poll creation for Teams meeting presenters    
- SharePoint Page Analytics    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Microsoft Teams: Mobile optimized network data usage    
- Improved Person columns in Microsoft Lists    

     

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Dynamic View for Microsoft Teams - #185

Dynamic View for Microsoft Teams - #185

March 8, 2021

Injecting some variety into your Teams meetings, Dynamic View will use your stage and gallery to display people and content in a more engaging way. It appears to be the new default view for meetings, but you can still show Together Mode, pin and spotlight people, and more options to come.    

In this episode:    
- Microsoft Teams: Dynamic View     
- "All" List Update on Office.com    
- Announcing Conglomerate branding for global admins    
- New personal wellbeing insights coming to Insights app in Teams    

    
📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Microsoft Forms: update in sharing with collaborators and recipients    
- Microsoft Authenticator code matching for MFA notifications    
- Retiring Delve mobile for iOS and Android    
- Outlook Mobile - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)    
- Exchange Online - Tag for external email messages received    
- New service: Data-at-rest encryption for Microsoft 365    

    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Add up to 25 task labels and colors in Planner and Tasks in Teams    

    

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New Video only Meeting stage experience - #184

New Video only Meeting stage experience - #184

March 1, 2021

How often do you join a Teams meeting with your video turned off? Sometimes there's a good reason to do so. A recent change means that the meeting stage will only show attendees with their video turned on. Even when you are an active speaker, you will only appear on the bar below the stage. How will this affect meetings going forward?    

In this episode:    
- Add up to 25 task labels and colors in Planner and Tasks in Teams    
- New Video only Meeting stage experience    
- Microsoft Forms - Increased form limits    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates(Updated) Microsoft Teams introduces meeting recap in the calendar event details tab (DELAYED)    
- OneDrive for Business announce 250GB upload capability    
- First delete dialog alert for OneDrive files    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- (Updated) Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site    

    

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