Erwin Bierens

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Changing your presence from the Teams Desktop Client

Last week Microsoft released the a small but in my opinion a fundamental feature that i was using many times a day in Skype for Business. It’s now possible to change your presence status from either the system tray menu or buttons below the Aero thumbnail and changing the presence from the menu (via profile picture) also still exists. Aero thumbnail [caption id=“attachment_1989” align=“alignnone” width=“275”] Aero Thumbnail[/caption] System Tray Menu [caption id=“attachment_1990” align=“alignnone” width=“356”] System Tray[/caption]

Microsoft Teams administrator roles

Microsoft has created four new roles specifically for admins responsible for Microsoft Teams. Roles give people in your organization permission to do specific tasks in the Microsoft 365 admin center. This new admin roles are now available to assign in your Microsoft 365 admin center or by using PowerShell. Teams service admin Can manage all aspects of Microsoft Teams except license assignment. This includes policies for calling, messaging, and meetings; use of call analytics tools to troubleshoot telephony issues, and management of users and their telephony settings.

Be more productive with some new features in Teams

With the first day of Ignite we already have some new feature announcements for Microsoft Teams Background blur: In Teams users can blur the background so focus on what matters most. Meeting recording: Meetings are no longer just a point in time experience. With meeting recording in Teams, you or other invitees who missed the meeting can playback recorded audio, video and content at any time. Pull up a transcript, powered by Microsoft Stream, and search for keywords so you can optimize your time while getting caught up.

Sending a Quick Message from the Command Bar - Microsoft Teams

With this cool new feature, you can @mention either a person or group chat, and send a quick message without having to switch main context in your Teams client. Just enter @person

Move your email conversation to Microsoft Teams

Do you recognize the situation that you have a Team in Microsoft Teams and members of the team keep sending you emails instead of using the chat and collaboration functions in Teams? You can now move your email conversation including the attachments to your Teams channel and continue the conversation in your Teams channel. Let’s move your conversation to Teams channel In the Teams client while selecting the channel where you want to port your conversation to you can click on the … now select “Get email address”