How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template

The long awaited Team Templates are starting to appear in tenants around the world. Some get it sooner and some have to wait: don't worry they will come. When they are available the Create a team function on Teams will look somewhat different. Let me first walk you through the end user experience before going … Continue reading How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template

Teams news summary of Microsoft Ignite

#MSIgnite, the Microsoft Ignite 2020 - did it again. The big and beautiful Microsoft tech and developer conference delivered again tons of announcements, news and information. In this post I am focusing on Microsoft Teams related news.. and I am not trying to list all of them but ones I see the most essential + … Continue reading Teams news summary of Microsoft Ignite

Copying files to Private Channel using Graph API

I was approached with a scenario: Once I have created a Private Channel how can I automatically copy files there? Since I didn't have a direct answer it was time to open Graph Explorer and start digging. Create a Private Channel You need to have a suitable team first. /me/joinedTeams is quite a good Graph … Continue reading Copying files to Private Channel using Graph API

Adding PowerApps as Teams application to Teams via Graph API

You may already be aware that you can export a PowerApps to Teams. In case you haven't heard about this part check this URL: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/add-your-canvas-apps-to-teams/ However, the real interest is in what we can do with PowerApps once we have uploaded the application to Teams App Catalog. You need to figure out, before progressing, a … Continue reading Adding PowerApps as Teams application to Teams via Graph API

Create a Teams Private Channel using Graph API and Power Automate (Flow)

Have you thought about creating a private channel in Teams using a API? Yes, it is possible to do so in case you were wondering is that really supported or not. Using Graph Explorer is simple, fast and easy for this testing. First you need to figure out a few IDs: Team ID (for example … Continue reading Create a Teams Private Channel using Graph API and Power Automate (Flow)

Testing Microsoft Teams Graph Presence API

Teams Presence information is now available via Graph API beta interface. It is fairly simply to test using Graph Explorer by calling /beta/me/presence. Note: you will need to give a admin consent to these API calls. You can not do this with delegated user permissions. You may want to refer for Presence API documentation in … Continue reading Testing Microsoft Teams Graph Presence API

Create a Planner board to team using Graph API

Continuing on Graph API series: this time I show how to create a Planner board, add a bucket and task into it and attach it to a team as template. The setup I am showing these snippets as example, they are not a full solutionsI use PowerShell and Graph Explorer to post commands inExperiment, learn … Continue reading Create a Planner board to team using Graph API

Exporting team channel messages into OneNote page using Graph API

There is now and then a need to delete a channel or team. While moving documents and other content in team to a new team or onto other storage the question remains about messages. Sometimes the need is even as simple as moving a channel to a another team (reorganizing). Very often messages are wanted … Continue reading Exporting team channel messages into OneNote page using Graph API

Adding a SharePoint page or list as tab to Teams using Graph API

I've been preparing my SPS Helsinki & Teams Virtual Summit Oktoberfest sessions "Teams Graph API Fun/in practice" which are both a demo session about lots of fun (/practical) possibilities you can do with Graph API in Microsoft Teams - or in Teams related features. While I was experimenting (yes, this is a lots of experiments … Continue reading Adding a SharePoint page or list as tab to Teams using Graph API

Using Graph API to create a instant meeting in Teams

Graph API is a getting better all the time. New capabilities are being added and it eventually means more automation that can occur inside Teams. I was exploring Graph API possibilities recently to my upcoming SharePoint Saturday session. This time I concentrate on creation a instant meeting. The Meet Now functionality is actually in Graph … Continue reading Using Graph API to create a instant meeting in Teams