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Category: Microsoft 365

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 2nd August 2020

SharePoint: Improved image column Previously if you wanted to add an image to a SharePoint list, you had two choices: Upload it to SharePoint and add a link to the list, or Base64 encode the image and store it in the list. As of mid-August, it will be possible to include an image in a

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 26th July 2020

OneDrive: Shared Libraries removed from navigation Currently if you log into OneDrive you can see Shared Libraries on the left. These will be removed, and replaced instead with a link to your Shared Libraries. Teams: Call Merge Microsoft are adding a call merge function to Teams VOIP and PSTN calls, which will allow you to

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 19th July 2020

TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Retirement Date Set TLS stands for Transport Layer Security. It is the successor to SSL and is a security protocol used by HTTPS. TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.3 are now widely available and offer security enhancements. TLS 1.0 in particular should not be used anymore due to two widely known

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 12th July 2020

Power Platform Updates The big news this week is that there are a fairly major set of updates coming for the Power Platform. This includes rafts of changes to Power Automate, Power Apps, Power BI, and AI Builder. The full list of planned changes (all 108 pages of it) can be found in the 2020

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Why do I have extra users with EXT in my Microsoft 365 account?

A question we have been asked a few times is: Why are there some extra user accounts in my Microsoft 365 user list, with #EXT# in the username? These accounts look odd – and you’d be forgiven for thinking they were up to no good. In fact, you are to be commended for asking the

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 4th July 2020

Teams support for Android 4.4 Ending Anyone still running Android 4.4 will find that Teams will not work anymore, as support is ending. Android 4.4 was called “KitKat” and hasn’t received a security update for 5 years, so if you are still using it then it’s definitely time to upgrade! Microsoft Teams Large Gallery View

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 28th June 2020

Power Platform Admin Center A little reminder, that if you are still using the Dynamics 365 Admin Center, the Power Automate Admin Center, or the Power Apps Admin Center, these are being deprecated on June 30th 2020, and being replaced with the Power Platform Admin Center. This is a unified admin portal for managing the

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 21st June 2020

Inline Chat Translation for Teams Inline chat message translation lets users translate Teams mobile chat messages into the language they choose. This feature is rolling out first for iOS, but will be followed up in Android. This must be centrally enabled by an administrator before it will work for users, by heading to the Microsoft

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 14th June 2020

Intune and Apple Support In September, it is expected that Apple will release iOS 14. Shortly afterwards, Microsoft InTune enrolment and Company Portal will move to support iOS 12 and higher. This means support for iOS 11 is being removed. Request all your end users to upgrade from iOS 11 before September. Around the same

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Microsoft 365 Updates – Week Ending 7th June 2020

Android Device Administrator Support Android Device Administrator was the original way of managing Android devices. It was replaced in version 5 with the modern version, called Android Enterprise. Google are winding down their support for Android Device Administrator, and as a result Microsoft Intune Mobile Device Management is also winding down its support. There is