Short and sweet update to Microsoft Teams this week, but interestingly something I hadn’t realised was missing! There are now missed call and voicemail notifications within the Calls app in Teams. You can read the full release note below: Get notifications for missed calls and voicemail If you’ve got a Calls app on the left … More 21st March Updates to Microsoft Teams – Missed Call Notifications!
Only a light update to Microsoft Teams this week, according to the Release notes, and interestingly there is no mention of the updates to the chat layout. Highlights are a couple of new languages, a new tab for managing tasks and projects (yes another one!) and my personal highlight, being able to add images directly … More 7th March Updates to Microsoft Teams
As part of the push to provide a cleaner and more productive chat interface, Microsoft have released an update to the Teams Chat window to start the process of these changes. Initially, these changes are limited to chat density and how message threads can be collapsed, but I think this is going to be the … More Improvements to chat UI for Microsoft Teams
I’ve written an article on the Content and Code blog talking about my top 5 tips for using the Microsoft Teams command bar. From looking up colleagues, checking out the weather, or seeing what’s new in Microsoft Teams. You can check it out here: https://www.contentandcode.com/blog/5-tips-for-the-microsoft-teams-command-bar/ If you have any questions or comments please either use the … More My top 5 tips for the Microsoft Teams command bar
I restarted Teams for the first time this week today, and when I checked What’s New (using the /whatsnew command in the command bar) I noticed these updates: Features Access Teams plans in the Planner Hub You now have access to plans you created in Teams right in the Planner web app. Favorite a plan … More 28th February Updates to Microsoft Teams
Microsoft are starting to roll out the ability to invite non-Azure AD accounts as guests to Microsoft Teams. This will hopefully be the start of the transformation of guest access within Teams which is still one of the bit complaints about the product today. The way you add guest users won’t change with the new … More Updated Guest Access for Microsoft Teams
I got a nice surprise when I started up my machine this morning and opened Teams. Not long after logging on, I received a federated message from an external user! Now this has happened in the past so I wasn’t expecting my reply to reach the user, but I tried anyway, and BOOM it works! … More Federated chat rolling out to Microsoft Teams
Something everyone who is working with Microsoft Teams has been waiting for, the first sign of some true management capability via the Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module is here! Released yesterday on the PowerShell Gallery, you can download the new Teams PowerShell Module here: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/0.9.0 Although functionality currently looks a little limited, it is great that it … More Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module Available!
When I opened up Outlook this morning I was prompted with a message saying that I had a new feature in Outlook, the ability to see who I am meeting with by viewing all responses to meeting requests. I did some quick testing of this to see whether it was just internal meetings/recipients. Sure enough, … More New Outlook Feature: See all meeting responses when not the organiser
In this first part of a two part series, I introduce the methods you can use to secure data in Microsoft Teams. This post focuses on Team Conversation and Files, while Part 2 will talk about individual chats, audit log investigation and what’s coming in the future to assist with security and compliance in Microsoft Teams. … More How to secure conversations and data in Microsoft Teams – Part One