Microsoft have already brought some updates to the Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center! The long awaited feature to control whether users collaborate in Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams has arrived, and it is looking extremely powerful! Org Wide Settings You have several options for org wide settings, whether people choose their … More Skype to Teams Migration/Upgrade options in the new Admin Center
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 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
Microsoft have just announced some new features coming to Automatic Replies in Outlook on the Web to make managing calendaring during leave much easier. Firstly, you can use your Automatic Replies settings to automatically block out your calendar for the duration of your break/time away, saving you from having to go to your calendar to … More New “Automatic Reply” settings in Outlook on the Web
In a blog post published on 19th February the Exchange Team blog announced that an upcoming certificate renewal for Office 365 on 15th April 2016 will break Hybrid mail flow in certain circumstances. These are: If you are running Exchange 2013 CU8 or earlier. You have upgraded to Exchange 2013 CU9 or later, but have not re-run … More Warning – Update to Office 365 Certificate could break your Exchange 2013 Hybrid
The Exchange Team Blog announced yesterday that the latest update for the Hybrid Configuration Wizard for Exchange now supports Exchange 2010 SP3. This will be a massive boost to many businesses who are currently on 2010 and moving to O365, and will make setting up the Hybrid configuration in 2010 much easier, taking away one … More Update to Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard brings Exchange 2010 support!
If you are currently investigating moving your shared mailboxes or public folders into Office 365 Groups, a recent MigrationWiz update by BitTitan could help you. You can now select Office 365 Groups as your destination mailbox in the product. This will allow you to move from any other supported mail system into Groups, including existing … More MigrationWiz now supports Office 365 Groups!