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  • SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard - 365 Message Center Show #195

    SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard

    The home page for the SharePoint Admin Center now shows quick insights in a familiar card format, seen on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center home page. SharePoint admins can focus on what matters to their role and get a quick start to frequent tasks. Check out this new feature!

  • SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler - 365 Message Center Show #194

    SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler

    Execute a measured launch a new SharePoint portal high traffic is expected. Use a phased approach to test and monitor the performance. Get user feedback and resolve issues before making the portal widely available. This and more in this week's episode!

  • Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #192

    Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings

    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. This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

  • SharePoint Site Templates - 365 Message Center Show #190

    SharePoint Site Templates

    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. This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

  • 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 –…

  • Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #188

    Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings

    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. This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

  • Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients - 365 Message Center Show #187

    Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients

    There's more to setting up Microsoft Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams 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? This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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…

  • SharePoint Page Analytics - 365 Message Center Show #186

    SharePoint Page Analytics

    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. This week on the 365 Message Center Show 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 Join…

  • 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…