How to use “Definite Guide” for the new Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms

The new out-of-the-box virtual Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms became available in December 2020! This blog post is the definite guide how to use Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms. Blog post updated 19.3.2021 Some quick facts about Breakout Rooms You need to be in the meeting to be able to create Breakout Rooms: 1-50 of them.Participants … Continue reading How to use “Definite Guide” for the new Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms

Creating a team and channel aware Power Apps

Dataverse for Teams has enabled lots of new possibilities how to use Power Apps with Microsoft Teams. When a new Power App (canvas) is created to a team then it gets the Teams object/ component that can be used to retrieve information like "in which team and channel this app is in". And yes - … Continue reading Creating a team and channel aware Power Apps

Microsoft Teams: recent updates

It is time to take a look at the roadmap and what has been recently added to Microsoft Teams. When talking about the roadmap "predicted release" schedule it is good to keep in mind that the given month/time is subject to change. We have seen lots of changes recently (Feb-March) but as always: I rather … Continue reading Microsoft Teams: recent updates

Get Presence Teams Graph API updated

I initially tested Get Presence Graph API over a year ago and a revisit showed it has been updated recently. You can now retrieve Out of Office information along with it! To get started with it easily - and to see how it works - I recommend using Graph Explorer. It allows you to use … Continue reading Get Presence Teams Graph API updated

Join Teams meeting via a code, multiple spotlights, co-organizer meeting roles, new lobby options and other recent roadmap updates

Microsoft Teams roadmap keeps getting a lots of changes weekly - if not even daily sometimes. There are great new additions that should be taken looked at so you can start preparing your champions and users to take full advantage of those once they roll out: Join a meeting by entering a digital code will … Continue reading Join Teams meeting via a code, multiple spotlights, co-organizer meeting roles, new lobby options and other recent roadmap updates

Registration to Teams Nation May 2021 Community Conference is OPEN!

Have you heard about Teams Nation Community Conference? I felt it was important to highlight this to readers of my blog since I am one of organizers in this event. Those following me in social have hopefully heard about Teams Nation before - and in the best option you have already registered to it (Thank … Continue reading Registration to Teams Nation May 2021 Community Conference is OPEN!

How to set Out of Office in Microsoft Teams

Setting your Out of Office in Microsoft Teams has become available, if you are in Public Preview. Take a look in this article and learn how you can set your Out of Office without having to open Outlook. First - you need to make sure you are in Public Preview (situation in 25.3.2021). If you … Continue reading How to set Out of Office in Microsoft Teams

PowerPoint Live / Presenter View in Microsoft Teams

The terminology is always as much fun as it is 🙄😁 but PowerPoint Live is the name for a set of presentation "skills" inside Microsoft Teams. There is still some features waiting for release like new Share content experience and Presenter Mode (standout / custom layouts). What is already out is Presenter View when sharing … Continue reading PowerPoint Live / Presenter View in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms is getting new features! + other roadmap updates

When looking at Microsoft Teams roadmap today I noticed that Breakout Rooms is getting new features! Scheduled to roll out already in this month are Timer: Organizers can now set a timer for Breakout rooms from the Breakout Room settings. After timer has expired, rooms will automatically close and participants will come back to the … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms is getting new features! + other roadmap updates

Microsoft Teams Meetings in Virtual Reality

At the Microsoft Ignite we saw - no, we participated - in a keynote in Virtual Reality. You were able to participate using a VR headset or your computer using an app but also you were able to view it "normally" as a broadcast. That keynote and subsequent Microsoft Ignite sessions let us know about … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Meetings in Virtual Reality

Microsoft Whiteboard in Android mobiles

Microsoft Whiteboard Android (preview) application was recently released. Let's take a look what is can do and what features it packs! You may want to also refresh your memory with my earlier Microsoft Whiteboard articles: How to use Microsoft Whiteboard with guests in Teams MeetingsHow to: adding a Microsoft Whiteboard to a team channel as … Continue reading Microsoft Whiteboard in Android mobiles