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    Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms – #167

    This week on the 365 Message Cent0er Show 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 Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell…

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    New personalisation with My Feed web part – #166

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

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    Free Audio Conferencing for Microsoft Teams

    Providing a call-in number for your meetings is a great way to make sure your attendees can join. Even if attendees can't use the Teams client, they can dial-in and participate. Microsoft Teams, via the Microsoft 365 Audio Conferencing add-in, allows your meeting organizers to provide a dial-in number for all attendees. Announced October 12th, 2020, Microsoft will provide a free Dial-in Audio Conferencing for Microsoft Teams option! How to Get the Free Audio Conferencing for Microsoft Teams Check out this video showing how to enable the free option! The offer details: You must order the add-on for each user you want to schedule a meeting with a dial-in number…

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    Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings – #165

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

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

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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 Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message…

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    Introducing Microsoft Teams templates –  #163

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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.    #MSIgnite – 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…

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

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

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    Teams custom meeting images – #161

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Welcome your attendees with your organization's logo in Microsoft Teams meeting lobby and pre-join screens. This small change confirms the organization the meeting is being hosted by. Available to meeting organizers using an Advanced Communication license. – Teams custom meeting images – Introducing floating call controls in Teams meetings – Change to the minimum iOS system requirements for Outlook for iOS and watchOS – Teams meeting participant report updates – Updates to Discover name, feed in Outlook for iOS – Introducing Yammer reactions Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365…

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    Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings – #160

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Live transcription for Microsoft Teams meetings offers another level of engagement. Attendees can follow along with what is said and who said it, the live transcript during the meeting. The transcript is available immediately after the meeting. – Introducing additional message labels in Message center (private preview) – Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings – Forms coming to the Office Mobile App – Search improvements in OneDrive for Business – Outlook for Android: two-way calendar sync support – Microsoft Information Protection adding support for double-byte character set languages – Spotlight an individual video participant for all attendees in a Teams meeting…

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    Results from Power BI coming to Microsoft Search –  with special guest Elvira Makhmutova #159

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Elvira Makhmutova (LinkedIn), Program Manager at Microsoft, concerning the New Privacy Controls with the Microsoft Graph.* Resource mentioned during interview: Customizing item insights privacy in Microsoft Graph (preview) Use keyword searches in Microsoft Search – Bing, SharePoint, and Office.com and see Power BI results. See reports, dashboards, and workspaces for Power BI in the results. – Results from PowerBI coming to Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.com – Simplified way to manage your Teams notification settings – OneDrive Sync: Improved warning for locked Office files – New Microsoft Teams meeting pre-join experience…