Month: April 2021

Teams – You can now use Windows notification instead of Teams

As you know, Windows 10 allows you to define which applications or notification you want to see. Well, until then Teams was not using Windows 10 notification when you had a message or activity. You can now switch to Windows 10 notifications by accessing the Settings\Notifications option and select Windows for the notification style After …

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Exchange Online – You can now shorten meetings at the organization level

As you may be aware, Outlook clients (for Windows, mobile on iOS and Android or OWA) allow your end-users to shorten a meeting when organizing it. Well, Exchange administrators can now apply the shorten meeting settings at the organization level using Exchange Online PowerShell (use the V2 version available here https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/ExchangeOnlineManagement/) Connect to your Exchange …

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SharePoint Online – You can disable ‘Add shortcut to OneDrive’ (preview)

Few months back, Microsoft has introduced the option to end-user to add a shortcut pointing to a Document library location (including folders) to their OneDrive (see https://t.co/0UWgeayh1y). Well, while this can be quite useful this also introduce some challenges, like if the user has added a shortcut to a location and then forget and try …

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SharePoint Online – You can now disable the ‘Return to classic SharePoint’ link

As you know, SharePoint Online has evolved over the past few years to provide a more modern experience to publish/edit pages or managing your documents or lists. Part of this ‘Modern Experience’, your end-users can see a link (at the bottom of the Quick Launch menu, on the left side) to return to the Classic …

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Teams – You can now set your Live Events to never being recorded

As you know, you can host Live Events with Teams and you can define recording policy to either always record or leave the organizer the choice to record or not. Well, this policy has been updated to also include a never record option. To set the policy to never record a Live Event, connect to …

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Office 365 – Expiring domain notification is coming

If you use Office 365 and have associated your public domain name (also known as custom domain in Office 365/Azure AD), a new coming feature is going to help you maintaining your associated domains. This feature, called Expiring Domain Insight, will notify you with an high-severity alert, sent to the tenant administrators, letting you know …

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Office 365 – You can connect your Microsoft Rewards with your Azure AD

You may already know Microsoft Rewards, a loyalty program from Microsoft letting you earn points while using Bing for your web search and participating in other activities like participating to daily challenges. Your reward points can then be converted to gift cards, XBox Live Gold membership or giving to charities. If you don’t know or …

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Azure AD – You can now use Microsoft Authenticator code matching for authentication (preview)

Another step to a passwordless world. As you know, you can signing with no password using a FIDO key or Windows Hello. Well, you can now also use the one time code from your Microsoft Authenticator app. First thing you need to enable this new feature by logging on your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) and …

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Azure AD – You can use your Microsoft Authenticator mobile application to update your security info

As you know, end-users can access the Microsoft My Sign-Ins website (https://mysignins.microsoft.com/) to manage their security information (register MFA authentication method, set the default MFA method…). Well, this can now also be done using the Microsoft Authenticator mobile application. From the Authenticator application, access your account and the select Update security info Then you are …

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OneDrive – A 64 bits version is available in preview and scheduled for GA by end of April

As you know, the OneDrive client is used to synchronize SharePoint (both on-premises and online) and OneDrive (both consumer and for business) content to your local device. Well, good news, a 64 bits version of the OneDrive client for Windows is available now in preview with a general availability scheduled for end of April. You …

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