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  • New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #189

    New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings

    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. This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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 –…

  • 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 #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…

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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…

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    A change in guest access for Microsoft Teams – #174

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Using Microsoft Teams? Are you still deciding whether you should allow guests into your teams to collaborate? Guest Access is off as a service default. But that is set to change. Watch the 365 Message Center Show live or later as we discuss the impacts of this change and what to consider when choosing to enable guest access. In this episode: – Microsoft Teams: use an iPad to present in a live event – Shifts app groups will automatically have a tag in Teams – Send SharePoint pages to Yammer – Microsoft Teams: Profile menu update, relocating profile menu links to a…

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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…