How to create a shared channel in Microsoft Teams and configure B2B direct connect

Overview Shared Channels are part of Microsoft Teams Connect and is still in public preview. To be able to create and use shared channels you will need to Enable Microsoft Teams Public / Developer preview. Some Important Points about Shared Channels Using shared channels you can invite people outside of your organization by using Azure AD B2B direct connect. Shared channels are enabled by default but can be disabled by Editing Teams Policies via Microsoft Teams Admin Center. Guest accounts cannot be added to the Shared Channels. Shared Channels cannot be converted to Standard Channels. As Shared channels are still in public preview, Microsoft Teams Public Preview needs to be …

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How to enable Developer preview and Public Preview in Microsoft Teams

Public Preview and Developer preview provides early access to unreleased features in Microsoft Teams. You can test new features before it becomes general availability (GA) and analyse it to see if the new features will be useful for the organization. Preview feature can be enabled per Team user or for the whole organization. You can use Teams Update policies for enabling the preview feature setting. Its best if you create a separate Teams update policy and apply it to few users who will be testing the new features for example IT Administrators. You can enable the preview version of Microsoft Teams by Launching Microsoft Teams Client –> Click on three …

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External Users / Guests are able to bypass lobby – Microsoft Teams meeting

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Even after setting Automatically admit people to “Everyone in your organization and federated organizations” and Allow dial-in users to bypass the lobby to Off in the meeting policy, External Users or guests are able to bypass the lobby and are able to join the meeting straight through. I had to open a ticket with Microsoft after one week of troubleshooting and finally found the root cause of this and fixed it for the client. Hope this will help you too if you are facing a similar issue where third party vendor or external guest users are able to bypass the lobby even though the meeting policy is configured correctly. Below …

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Unable to change the Coexistence mode from Islands to Teams Only

Microsoft Intune

If you have upgraded your Skype for Business users to Teams and want to update the Teams co-existence mode to “Teams Only” so that users can only use Teams but still join meetings hosted in Skype for Business. To change the coexistence mode. Open Teams Admin Portal -> Org-wide settings -> Teams upgrade Change the co-existence mode to “Teams only”. You may get below error as we see in the below screenshot. There is not much information on this portal to troubleshoot this issue. However, we will try using powershell to set the co-existence mode to “Teams only” mode to see if we get more information on the console. Also …

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Outlook and Teams not launching, Error code 80090016. Your computer’s Trusted Platform Module has malfunctioned.

Error code 80090016

When you launch Outlook and Teams on Windows 10 workstation, you may receive the below error: Your computer’s Trusted Platform Module has malfunctioned. If this error persists, contact your system administrator with the error code 80090016.More information: https://www.microsoft.com/wamerrors Microsoft Office Version being used Microsoft 365 MSO 16.0.13127.21062 (Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise) Screenshot: Also Read: How to reset / reconfigure Microsoft Outlook mail profile for Microsoft 365 / Exchange Online Solution for Error code 80090016 Logoff current user. Login on the workstation using administrator account. Go to C:\users\<user account having issue>\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.AAD.BrokerPlugin_cw5n1h2txyewy Rename Microsoft.AAD.BrokerPlugin_cw5n1h2txyewy to Microsoft.AAD.BrokerPlugin_cw5n1h2txyewy.old Log off from the administrator account and Login as the user. Launch Outlook and Teams, …

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How to disable a particular service or license for example Teams from office 365 assigned license plan using Powershell

When you assign office 365 license to a user, office 365 services are available to the users like Teams or SharePoint etc. You can enable or disable a specific license for an office 365 account or all office 365 accounts using powershell. Also Read: Export Users DisplayName, UsageLocation, UserPrincipalName, MFA Status, StrongAuthInfo, DefaultAuthMethod from office 365 / Azure AD using PowerShell in CSV Steps: 1) Open Powershell and connect to MSOnline Powershell Module using command connect-msolservice. If you do not have MSOnline Module Installed, you can download it by clicking on MSOnline Offline Installer. Follow the instructions to install the Package Install Powershell Module Manually or use command Install-Module MSOnline to install the module. …

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