The Yammer integration with Office 365 Groups we told you about yesterday begins officially rolling out

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Yesterday, we reported that Yammer would be coming to Microsoft Office 365 Groups “sometime soon”. Seems like that ‘soon’ has broken record time as the update begins to roll out today. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Yammer is by far one of the most popular social networks for team collaborations thus far. Even as Microsoft Teams was announced, users put Read more about The Yammer integration with Office 365 Groups we told you about yesterday begins officially rolling out[…]

SharePoint improves Office 365 home page, adds News to iOS and Android apps, more

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Today, Microsoft improved the Office 365 home page, as well as adding News to SharePoint apps on Android and iOS. Here’s a quick look at all the new features available on SharePoint for Office 365: News on SharePoint home in Office 365: personalized team news rollup from across sites you are active in, Read more about SharePoint improves Office 365 home page, adds News to iOS and Android apps, more[…]

TeamViewer launches Blizz, providing secure team collaboration with Office integration

www.office.com/setup Blogs: TeamViewer has released their newest service, which aims to help employees of small-to-medium sized companies put together online meetings. The service is called Blizz by TeamViewer and promises to be a “critical element of [TeamViewer’s] strategy.” The service integrates with Office, and lets users enjoy a unique “no log-in required” experience. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about TeamViewer launches Blizz, providing secure team collaboration with Office integration[…]

Microsoft Teams previews Dial In Conferencing

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Earlier this month, we learned that Microsoft was preparing to upgrade Skype for Business users to Microsoft Teams, a transition that would be opt-in while the company continues to enhance the Microsoft Teams experience. There are definitely a lot of synergies between the two products, and a new feature that lets users join Microsoft Teams Read more about Microsoft Teams previews Dial In Conferencing[…]

New app launcher experience coming to Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft today announced that they will be launching a new Office 365 app launcher experience over the next couple of months. Compared to the current experience, the new launcher is much more personalized and is aimed at helping users find and open the apps they use most frequently. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Although the visual look Read more about New app launcher experience coming to Office 365[…]

Short-lived Skype for Business message hints at rebrand to Microsoft Teams

www.office.com/setup Blogs: If you use the Skype for Business integration currently available in Outlook on the web (for Office 365 customers), you may have noticed a message saying that Skype for Business has now been replaced by Microsoft Teams. SharePoint technical consultant Nico Martens shared a screenshot of the notification on his blog today, and you can Read more about Short-lived Skype for Business message hints at rebrand to Microsoft Teams[…]

Guest access in Microsoft Teams is now rolling out to all Office 365 commercial and education customers

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Just two weeks after we learned that Microsoft was testing Guest access in Microsoft Teams with a very small group of external users, the much-awaited feature has started to roll out today to all Office 365 commercial and education customers. This is a pretty big milestone for the team collaboration app, which has already been Read more about Guest access in Microsoft Teams is now rolling out to all Office 365 commercial and education customers[…]

Office for Windows 10 Mobile apps update for Insiders

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Users with on the Office Insider Slow Version 17.8431 on Windows 10 Mobile have been given a preview of the upcoming August 2017 Feature Update which contains two main new features; an improvement to smart quotes in Word and the ability to insert cut or copied cells in Excel. www.office.com/setup Blogs: “As you type text, Word automatically Read more about Office for Windows 10 Mobile apps update for Insiders[…]

Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Since Microsoft launched the Windows Insider Program back in Fall 2014, the company has become really serious about listening to feedback from its most enthusiastic customers. The Redmond giant also counts many early adopters in its ranks, and the company has several internal testing rings for volunteers willing to “dogfood” Windows 10 builds before they roll out to Read more about Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite[…]

How to get started with Microsoft Teams

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Teams is Microsoft’s new workplace chat app built primarily to rival the likes of Slack. If your organisation is moving to Teams, you shouldn’t find the experience too different from existing enterprise chat solutions. In this quick tour around the app, we’ll get you acquainted with Teams’ core features so you’re ready to Read more about How to get started with Microsoft Teams[…]