MS Teams

Teams – You can now use professional interpreters in Teams meetings

If you Teams for your meeting you are probably already aware about the Live Caption and Live Caption translation capabilities. The Live Caption feature allows your participants to captions being displayed while in the meeting, with the the option to use a different language for the caption by changing the spoken language. Well, the caption …

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Teams – New licensing (free) option for Teams Rooms

If you use Microsoft Teams you may be already aware about the Microsoft Teams Room offering which allows you to setup your meeting rooms with devices running Teams (similar to Zoom Rooms). A Teams Room device needs a Teams Room license to work and being manageable. Well, good news as now you have 2 Teams …

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Teams – You can now use a ranking pool

If you Teams for your meetings, you may already know that you can use pools to interact with your audience and get answers to your questions. Well, the pool app has been updated to include a new pool type: ranking. To use the new ranking pool type when on your meeting just create a new …

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Teams – You can now start a chat using distribution, mail enabled security or Office 365 groups

As you now, with Teams you can initiate chat conversations with your colleagues and/or external users (if permitted). Well, the chat capability has been extended to now allow you start a chat conversation using groups (distribution groups, mail enabled security groups or Office 365 Groups). To start a conversation using one of this group type, …

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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 – New external invitation chat experience

As you may already know, you can chat with external users and external users can initiate chat with you (at the condition your Teams administrators have either all external domains or specific domains, and/or Skype users for external access). Well, if this condition is fulfilled, then next time an external user is initiating a chat …

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Forms – Quite a few improvements now available

Microsoft Forms, the Office 365 survey/quiz capability, just got few improvements. Create Forms using templates You can now create new forms based on ‘professional’ template matching usual business cases (satisfaction survey, volunteer registration, product evaluation or well-being pulse among 20 different template categories). The templates are available straight from the Forms home page (https://forms.office.com/) Create …

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Teams – Teams administrators can now customize their Teams Dashboard

As Teams administrator, you already well know the Dashboard being shown when logging on the Teams administration portal (https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/). Well, you can now customize this Dashboard (same as for the Office 365 administration portal) to only display the information which are relevant to you. To do so, connect to your Teams portal and click on …

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Teams – You can now define where download files are saved and/or request where to save

As you already know, you can download files stored in OneDrive, SharePoint or Teams (Teams channel or chat) using the Teams client. Well, until now, you had no option to manage where the files were going to be saved (your default Download folder in your user profiles) nor being asked where to save. Good news, …

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Teams – You can now recover deleted tags

If you Microsoft Teams, you are probably already aware that you can use tags in Teams to help you categorize peoples (see https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/using-tags-in-teams-667bd56f-32b8-4118-9a0b-56807c96d91e). Well, until now, if somebody deleted an existing tag by mistake (or intentionally) you had no other choice than to recreate it – which can be painful as you would have to …

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