A blog about Microsoft Teams as I love Teams and love sharing tips here for users, superusers and admins
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The updated menu and account switcher updated functionality has landed in my Teams client as at 7th April 2021 (at least when its set to preview build) and I wanted to share a few observations with you. First up, note the message highlighting the changes The … Menu has settings in it and nice littleContinue reading “Some Observations on the Updated Account Switcher and Menu”
PowerShell is very powerful (no pun intended) but if you don’t know what you are doing it can be dangerous, making big changes to your environment without prompting for confirmation. If you run ANY PowerShell scripts against your Office 365 tenant you alone are fully responsible for the actions undertaken, so please ensure you areContinue reading “Get Started with Teams PowerShell”
It is possible to capture screen images from a Teams phone using a web browser page. Please note you do need the phone admin login to use this. Firstly you need to ensure that the device configuration permits screen capture. To create and assign a device configuration profile, go to the Teams Admin Center andContinue reading “Capturing Screen Shots from a Teams Phone”
This article follows the articles for end users and super users in relation meeting transcription. Transcription is available to all users with Microsoft 365 E3, Microsoft 365 E5, Microsoft 365 Business Standard, and Microsoft 365 Business Premium SKUs. Transcription is off by default in the Global Meeting Policy and so your users will not seeContinue reading “Transcription Meeting Policy Settings”
Following on from the post for end users on transcriptions in Teams meetings, here is the extra you need to know as a Super User. Privacy Concerns Both close captions and transcripts can display the name of the speaker, though there is a setting to control this for privacy purposes if required. This is aContinue reading “Transcription for Super Users”
There are two ways of displaying in text format what is said during a Microsoft Teams Meeting; Live Captions and Transcript. Live captions are shown on screen (usually at the bottom of the meeting screen) and disappear as new captions are generated. Live captions are visible only to users who switch them on. Live Captions canContinue reading “Meeting Transcription”
Originally posted on External & Guest Communication in MS Teams – Sara Fennah’s Blog (m365train.co.uk) June 2020 As more and more of our working life is conducted virtually and we communicate more using Microsoft Teams with internal and external people, it can be a challenge to determine which features we can use with whom. AsContinue reading “External and Guest Communication in MS Teams”
Apart from creating my own backgrounds in PowerPoint which I covered in an earlier post, these are my personal favourite sources for background images for virtual meetings. Create your own Teams backdrop using PowerPoint – The Teams Queen Blog Ikea https://backgroundsbyikea.com/ Microsoft https://adoption.microsoft.com/microsoft-teams/custom-backgrounds-gallery/ https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/outlook-blog/online-meeting-backgrounds-outlook-exchange-amp-bookings/ba-p/1688841 https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/resource/6eb1ef79 Warner Bros https://www.warnerbros.com/news/articles/2020/07/08/virtual-backgrounds-microsoft-teams-calls
Lots of people don’t create the meeting invites for the meetings they run in this blog I will lay out what the issues are and then consider ways to avoid these when acting as a scheduler.
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