Stephanie Kahlam

Office 365 and SMB.

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How To Pin an Application To Microsoft Teams Navigation Menu

What is a “Pinned Application”? “Pinned Applications” in Teams appear in the Navigation Menu. The purpose of this post is to outline the process of “Pinning” applications. This is accomplished by using the Teams Apps Permission and Setup Policies from the Teams Admin portal. Why Would I Want to “Pin” an Application in Teams? Your …

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Microsoft Teams: My Typical Morning

In the Modern Workplace there can be a lot of new gadgets, widgets, apps and tools. I’ve tried many, I’ve liked many but not as much as I “Love” Microsoft Teams! My Typical Work Day Morning I get to work and I get coffee (this is a must for so many reasons) I sit down …

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Microsoft Teams – My Favorite Top 5 Features

#5 – Location, Location, Location I can be anywhere, literally, and still connect to my colleagues with Teams. I can choose from my mobile phone app if I am on the go or I can connect to the Teams online web app from any location/device that has internet access. #4 – One Window, No More …

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Microsoft Teams Auto Attendant – Redirect to another number

Set up your Auto Attendant to redirect the call to an external number using this workaround. Why Would You Want This? Recently I had a client that was being inundated by calls for another branch of their company. Ultimately the Operator was always having to take the call and inform the caller that they had …

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How to Export Teams Chat History

Microsoft Teams data has many different locations. And while some locations make it easy to access and export data, others do not. Take Teams Chat History for example. This data lives in a folder of a Group mailbox. This, however, is not a typical mailbox and as such cannot be accessed in a typical way. …

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Can I join my server to Azure AD?

The Bullet Point differences between Active Directory and Azure AD I came across a Blog that did a really good job at explaining the differences between Active Directory and Azure AD. There is quite a bit of confusion around what the “newer kids on the block” do, or won’t do compared to Active Directory as …

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MS Teams & “External Apps”

What? Recently we came across an issue within our Tenancy where we could not see the new “Teams Apps” features in the Teams Admin portal. Many of our clients tenancies had this feature available to them when it rolled out to General Availability. Given that our tenancy is set to Targeted Release we were puzzled …

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Office Pro Plus Includes Teams

Just a quick post so you don’t pull out your hair on this one. Is Teams included in Office Pro Plus installs? Yes! In the past, Microsoft Teams was a separate installation from Office 365 ProPlus. But starting with Version 1902, Teams is included as part of┬ánew┬áinstallations of Office 365 ProPlus. Great! So what’s the …

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Favorites Folder Missing from MS Teams Contacts

I had a client that had a requirement to “Disable” Skype for Business in their Office 365 Tenancy. I set out to do this and disabled it in Azure AD at an Enterprise Applications level and also set it to disabled in each users license. I didn’t think this would cause any issues since the …

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My OneNote Desktop Client is Missing!

If you are like me and prefer the OneNote desktop client over the “built in” Windows 10 App then keep reading. Simply put MicroSoft will no longer be developing new features for OneNote 2016 and it will NOT be available as a desktop client in Office 2019 or newer versions of Office Pro Plus (office …

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