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  • New Video only Meeting stage experience - 365 Message Center Show #184

    New Video only Meeting stage experience

    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? This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

  • SharePoint app bar and global navigation - #183

    SharePoint app bar and global navigation

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Find your way around your SharePoint Online intranet from any site in SharePoint. The SharePoint app bar makes global navigation, sites, news and recent files easy to reach. We discuss the different navigation options and what this might mean for the current Microsoft 365 app launcher. In this episode: – Introducing a SharePoint app bar that features global navigation – Outlook on the web: update in how users access Mail, Calendar, People, and To Do – Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events – Teams meetings to support view-only attendees 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major…

  • Microsoft Teams Pro The new old service plan - 182

    Teams Pro: The new old service plan

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show The news initially caused a kerfuffle as the community made assumptions about a poorly written MC message announcing a new Microsoft Teams service plan. Were organization's going to need to buy different license for a pro version of Microsoft Teams? In this episode: Microsoft Teams: Share to Teams from Outlook Adding taxonomy columns for modern SharePoint library views 1:1 Call recording policy introduction Announcing a new service plan, Teams Pro Align the experience for creating a team from different Teams interfaces Outlook – Reactions and new notification experience 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates New…

  • 365 Message Center Show #181

    Microsoft Viva: Our first impressions

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show After last week's announcement of Microsoft Viva, some of us were enthusiastic. Some of us were underwhelmed. Most of us had more questions. In this show, Daniel and Darrell discuss some of their first reactions after seeing the Microsoft Viva launch event, amidst the messages from this week. In this episode: – Get a Meet now meeting link in Teams – Reminder: Insights app in Microsoft Teams will be available starting February 2021 – NEW DETAILS: Microsoft Edge Legacy support to end on March 9, 2021 – Introducing a registration page for Microsoft Teams meetings 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and…

  • 365 Message Center Show #180

    Teams Large gallery and Together Mode in browser

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Got guests joining your Teams meeting via a web browser and want to make them feel more included in the meeting? Together Mode and Large gallery will be available for attendees joining in the browser. So even if they don't have Teams installed, they can be seen in the scene – together. Remember to let them know where to find the feature. In this episode: – Large gallery view and Together Mode for web meetings in Edge and Chrome browsers – SharePoint web part toolbox updates – Changes to private Content Delivery Networks (CDN) – Public preview simplified mobile app sign in…

  • 365 Message Center Show #179

    Microsoft Teams Revised in Meeting Experience

     This week on the 365 Message Center Show Out with the full-width Share tray. In with a compact Share pop-up menu. Presenters in Teams meetings will share content using a new menu that clarifies the choices and leaves more room for future in-meeting apps. In this episode: – Yammer Reactions are now inclusive – Microsoft Teams will queue sent messages when offline – Microsoft Teams Revised In-meeting Share Experience – Updates coming to SharePoint Site usage report – Outlook on the web – New search in compose mode 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Teams desktop app for Mac: Include computer…

  • 365 Message Center Show #178

    Task publishing for frontline organisations – #178

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Coordinate tasks across your organization. Publish the same task to different locations for teams to complete. This is ideal for retail stores, healthcare and any organization that needs to manage standard tasks across multiple groups and locations. Also in this episode: – Microsoft Lists and SharePoint Lists: column settings in Grid view – New usage report for Microsoft Teams in Microsoft 365 admin center – Outlook on the web — Message reminders We introduced two new segments to the show: 1. Quick mentions — short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Introducing history menu in Microsoft Teams – Reminder:…

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    Simple automatic recaps for Teams meetings – #177

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this first episode of 2021, the Microsoft 365 Message Center prepares us for a time-saving update. Quickly catch up with meeting details and discussions using the new Teams meeting recap. Find the recording, transcript and conversation together in the Chat for the meeting. Also in this episode: – Introducing Approvals in Microsoft Teams – New meeting options for managing large Teams meetings in Outlook for Windows – SharePoint page authoring – new first run experience – Microsoft Teams: Touch Bar Meetings Controls for Mac – Microsoft Lists app for iOS – Your Outlook settings in the cloud – Rehearse your presentation…

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    Shared calendar app for Microsoft Teams – #176

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show At long last, Microsoft Teams brings back access to a team's shared calendar. An app will be available to add to a channel, simplifying coordination of team events and meetings. Channel meeting invite notifications will behave the way they should too. Also on the show this week: – Shared calendar app for Teams channels – Insights app for Teams – Meeting Reactions in Teams Meetings – Introducing an enhanced Teams Calling experience – Audience Targeting capability for Quick Links – Block Download Permissions for Teams Meeting Recordings Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages…

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    Text predictions for Outlook for Windows / iOS – #175

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Write faster using text predictions in Outlook. Available in Outlook on the Web, predictions are coming to Outlook for Windows and iOS. Will they really help you write faster? This Microsoft 365 connected experience is one of the intelligent technologies slowly coming into the places we work. Will this be a help or a hinderance? In this episode: – Teams and OneDrive destinations in Migration Manager – Multiple number dialing available in Microsoft Teams chat – Presenter View in Teams Presentation Sharing – Yammer Community and Questions – Introducing text predictions in Outlook for Windows / iOS – Configuration Change in Guest…