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Teams – You can now easily identify the order of Raised Hand

As you know, when on a Teams meeting, participants can raise their hand to notify the presenter they want to talk. The problem was when you have a big audience, it was not possible to follow who raised the hand first. Well, good news as now you can see a number associated with the raised […]

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Teams – You can now create meeting using template from Outlook

As you know, Teams allows you to create various type of meetings – from one to one/group to webinar or Town Hall. You can also create Teams meeting from Outlook but until now the only meeting template from Outlook was the ‘meeting’. If you wanted to create a Town Hall or webinar meeting from Outlook,

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Teams – New dedicated management space for meetings

This new Teams app is being rolling out only to the new Teams client. With this new app, end-users a central management place for their meetings. It helps finding all upcoming meetings and their related content – like files or recordings. To access the Meet app, open the view more apps (the ellipsis) and search

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OneDrive for Business – You can now browse files by meetings or peoples

It is sometime difficult to find back documents shared/updated during meetings. While Microsoft has introduced meeting insights displayed on the right side of the meeting details or in Teams meeting details, it is still difficult to maintain the collaboration stream after a meeting has ended. Same when collaborating on a 1-to-1 meeting. Well, good news,

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Teams – Administrators can now control activation of Collaborative Annotations in meetings

As you may know, when in a meeting with Teams you can use the collaborative annotations while sharing your screen to allow participants to interact by drawing and taking note on the presenter screen. Well, Teams administrators can now control the activation of this feature using meeting policies. NOTE this is enabled by default If

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Teams – New meeting type available

With Microsoft Teams you can now create new types of meeting: Meeting: classic meeting type – already existed Webinar: the webinar meeting type – already existed Town Hall: for company/team town hall – new Virtual Appointment – new Controlled-Content – new Live event: already existed This allows you to create meeting corresponding to your need

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Teams – Explicit recording consent for meeting

Teams administrators can now enable the explicit consent when a meeting is being recorded. This replace the simple recording notification. This setting is off by default. To enable it you need to use Teams PowerShell (available here https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/). Connect-MicrosoftTeams Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy –Identity <meeting policy identity>-ExplicitRecordingConsent “Enabled” When the policy is applied, the Teams meeting window will

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Teams – You can now block chat access to anonymous participants

As you know, if your Teams administrator has allowed anonymous users to join a meeting, these anonymous participants can use the Teams chat feature to interact with others. Well, this chat access can potentially lead to data exfiltration. To continue allowing anonymous users to join a Teams meeting but lock down the access to the

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Teams – You can now enable spatial audio in meetings

When joining a Teams meeting you now can enable spatial audio to allow a more immersive experience; especially when you are using device supporting spatial audio, like in a meeting room. This new audio experience spatializes the voices of attendees across the visual meeting stage in the Gallery view. This helps make conversations more natural,

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Teams – New video effect: Snapchat lenses

UPDATED added a way to block the use of Snapchat – see end of the post I personally find this should not be on Teams (for Work) but here it is: you can now use Snapchat lenses during a Teams meeting. A collection of 20+ of the most popular Snapchat Lenses are now available. To

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