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  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Create all meetings online by default for Outlook mobile & Web #146

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show This has only been talked about since the acquisition of Skype. It looks like the world is finally ready for it. Make every meeting a Microsoft Teams meeting, by automatically adding Teams details to invites created in Outlook mobile and Outlook on the Web. Also on the show: – Migration Manager moves out of public preview – Outlook for iOS retires support for 27 languages – Third-party SSO for apps in Teams – Contextual search (Ctrl+F) coming to Teams – Upload Center is being replaced by in-app Files Needing Attention – Self service purchase user request workflow – Removing OneDrive admin center…

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    Microsoft Teams background effects arriving mid April #139 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Only the most anticipated feature while we all work from home… change our backgrounds in Microsoft Teams so we don't look like we're working from home! Also on the show: – Sharing behavior for non-Office resources – Secure by default: Junking domains that fail authentication – Outlook on the web, new editor capabilities (Microsoft Editor) – Licensing and enforcement deadline extensions for Dynamics 365, Power Automate, and Power Apps – SharePoint and OneDrive command bar reorganized for Power Automate features – SharePoint Spaces Preview: It's actually arriving! – Yammer uses your Office profile (and steps up consistent exp). – Yammer All Company feed…

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    Office 365 ProPlus changes to browser default search engine #129 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Microsoft Search is one of the big focuses for Microsoft 365 this year. It's instrumental in productivity and finding the info you're looking for. The entry points for using Microsoft Search have expanded to a search box in the title bar of Office applications and integration with Bing. This update to Office 365 Pro Plus will change Google Chrome to use Bing as the default search engine. Unsurprisingly, the technical community had some opinions to express about this. Also in this week's show: – Microsoft database containing Customer Support data was accessible from the Internet – Be aware and prepared – web sites…

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    Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams #128 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Susan Hanley, SharePoint consultant & Microsoft MVP, concerning default SharePoint sharing links that can now default to people with existing access* You can find Sue on Twitter, her blog, and on Computer World. Meetings are a core experience in Microsoft Teams. In the early days of the release of Teams, scheduling a meeting was a simple but limited experience. Today, the meeting scheduling form in Teams is just about at parity with the Outlook on the web scheduling form. This release gives more options for the meeting organizer. Search from the location…

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    RSS feed updates for Microsoft 365 Roadmap individual features #127 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show If you're patiently waiting for a coming feature in #Microsoft365, use the new feature level RSS feed in the Microsoft 365 Roadmap. One we've been waiting for is more of the SharePoint library experience in the #MicrosoftTeams Files tab. Add the RSS feed to your favorite reader and keep watch. Also in this week's show: – Outlook on the Web: Sync with Sticky Notes – Power Automate to approve hub-site joins – Power Apps custom forms integration with SharePoint libraries, still rolling out. – ZapEnabled parameter in HostedContentFilterPolicy cmdlets retirement. Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover…

  • Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    As announced last year by Microsoft, Office 365 now allows any user in your organization to purchase a license for Power BI Pro. As Message Center post MC193609 announced, Power BI Pro is available for self-service purchase beginning on January 14th, 2020. The current price for a Power BI Pro license with annual agreement is $9.99 USD. The other Power Platform tools, Power Automate and Power Apps, will be available for self-service purchase by your users on January 28th, 2020. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions! Why not allow self-service? There are a few reasons why you might want to disable the ability for your users to purchase licenses…