Microsoft Teams

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 – Window sharing is now generally available in Azure Virtual Desktop

  The Microsoft Teams product group has been working hard to deliver seamless user experience in Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) for Teams users to provide similar experience on both physical and virtualized (aka AVD) session.   The capability to share your windows in Azure Virtual Desktop session while using Teams is now generally available. That …

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Teams / Intune – Administrators can now control Teams notifications with more granularity

If you use Intune / Endpoint Configuration Manager, you are already aware that you can implement applications protection and configuration policies to secure your organizational data on mobile devices. As a mobile device user using Microsoft Teams, you also know you can get activity notifications from Teams (chat, channels…). Until now, Intune administrators had no …

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Teams – It is now easier to add somebody to a group chat

From time to time, when you are a chat with other participants you may realize that somebody is missing the conversation Well, while it has been possible to add participants to an existing chat, it was not so easy and involved few actions Good news, it is now easier to do such thing by using …

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Teams – You can now add presenter bios and define your own theme when creating a webinar

You may already know that you can create and host webinar using Teams. Well, you can now provide additional information about the presenter(s) of the webinar by adding a short bio. To do so, using your Teams client create a new webinar and fill up the webinar details (title, description, schedule…) and save it   …

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Teams – Old Teams client version are going to be blocked by January 9th

As you may know, the Microsoft Teams client is supposed to self-update when a new version is available – usually about once a month. There may be situation where the self-update process does not work – while I’m not aware of any situation like this. Stating now, users using Teams 1.5.00.616 or earlier will start …

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Teams – You can now control the ‘suggest a feature’ menu

If you use Teams, you are probably aware that end-users can suggest/request a feature from Teams clients (desktop, mobile, web) NOTE this menu is not available in GCC, GCC High or DOD tenants Well, Teams administrators now have the ability to manage the availability of this menu to end-users To manage it you need to …

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Teams – Teams calendar now pops out

After allowing to pop out chats or meetings on a different window, Teams now allows you to pop out your meetings from the calendar. When you want to create a new meeting or webinar, the scheduling window automatically pops out from the calendar app Existing meetings can also be pop out using the pop out …

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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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