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Teams – You can now use an avatar in meetings (preview)

You know that when you join a Teams meeting you can turn on your camera. Well, there is time you may not want to turn on the camera, in this case when you join the meeting a generic ‘picture’ with your initials is displayed. To make things better, you can now use an avatar instead […]

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Teams – You can now block the download of Teams meeting recording from SharePoint or OneDrive (preview)

As you know, Teams meeting recordings are saved either in the corresponding SharePoint site or organizer’s OneDrive. These recordings are made available few minutes after the meeting recording ended and now also have an expiration time (default 120 days). Well, you can now block the download of these recordings. Users will have access to the

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Teams – You can now set video effects from the Join meeting window

When in a Teams meeting, you already know that you can apply effects – such as background – when you have your camera on. Well, you can now do the same directly from the Join meeting. When enabling our camera when joining the meeting, just click on the Video effects to open the effects settings

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Teams – Presenter window improvements during screen sharing

The presenter window experience in Teams has always been a little bit problematic during screen sharing. Presenters were not always able to easily interact with the audience (hand raised for example) or quickly manage its own settings (mute, camera, stop sharing….). Well, good news a new and improved presenter window experience is coming. Currently being

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Teams – You can now use sign language in meetings

Good news for your meeting participants with hearing issue, they can now use sign language. When enabling sign language, an interpreter has to be selected which will then be placed in a central and static location to assist participant. The sign language view is only visible to participant turning it on. The roll out is

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Teams – You can now leave a meeting on all devices

If you use Teams, you may already know that you can join a Teams meeting using multiple device, instead of transferring the connection. In this situation you are connected to the Teams meeting on 2 or more devices, which then may lead you to stay connected on other devices when leaving the meeting or when

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Teams – You can now enable Q&A on Teams meeting

As you probably already know, you can use the Teams meeting chat to exchange with participant and also ask questions. Well, when you are in a large and/or structured meeting – such as training or town hall – questions asked using the chat windows may be ‘lost’ for the organizer due to the ‘chat noise’.

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Teams – You can disable chat write access for anonymous or unauthenticated users

As you know when on a Teams meeting participants can use the chat feature to communicate with each others. You may be also aware that you can also allow anonymous or unauthenticated users to join a Teams meeting (if your Teams administrators allow it from the Meetings\Meeting Policies blade). When combined together (chat feature and

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Teams – You can now pop out shared content during a meeting

If you are using Teams you may already know that you can pop out your chat on different window (see https://t.co/t6rVmsEldW). Well, you can now also pop out the shared content on a different window while in a meeting. To do so, when in the meeting, use the pop out button shown in the meeting

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Teams – You can now join a Teams meeting with a meeting ID

Joining a Teams meeting has been improved by now providing the ability to join using meeting ID. When scheduling a meeting, your invitation will contain the usual “Click here to join the meeting” link but also a meeting ID and passcode These meeting ID and passcode can then be used to join the meeting using

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