Enable media logs remotely with PowerShell cmdlets

Teams Media Logging policy can be applied to users and groups and allows IT admin to enable user’s client settings “Enable logging for meeting diagnostic”. Applied via PowerShell cmdlets, the policy overrides client settings and sets Settings > General> Enable logging for meeting diagnostic to “On”. When applied, the setting is displayed as greyed out and can’t be updated via the client.

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Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel

We’ve released updates to the following update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps:

  • Current Channel

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Microsoft Teams: Open LMS integration with Microsoft 365

Microsoft has now partnered with Open LMS to deliver more seamless integrated learning experiences. Microsoft Teams Meeting LTI and Classes LTI apps are now available within Open LMS. Teams Classes LTI enables Educators to create a Team for their Open LMS course using the roster information of the course. Teams Meeting LTI empowers educators and students to access, schedule, and manage Teams Meetings within the Brightspace LMS. More info- Set up and configure the Moodle plugin for Open LMS | Microsoft Docs

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Microsoft Teams: Brightspace (D2L) LMS integration with Microsoft 365

Microsoft has now partnered with Brightspace (D2L) LMS to deliver more seamless integrated learning experiences. Microsoft Teams Meeting LTI and Classes LTI apps are now available within Brightspace. Teams Classes LTI enables Educators to create a Team for their Brightspace course using the roster information of the course. Teams Meeting LTI empowers educators and students to access, schedule and manage Teams Meetings within the Brightspace LMS. More info- aka.ms/LMSintegration

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Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Purview | Maintain label and protection when creating PDF files from VBA in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

This feature is for VBA developers who use Office fixed format export functions to create PDFs from documents with sensitivity labels and encryption. By default, all PDFs created using Office’s fixed format export functions will automatically inherit the source document’s label or encryption. Some VBA add-ins may need to be updated to avoid issues when post-processing an encrypted PDF.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitivity-labels?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft To Do: Multiple Linked Entity support

Microsoft To Do will now support multiple links to the source of the task, with this user could open Planner supported tasks in the web version of Planner or in the Tasks app in Teams.

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Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office Web

Microsoft 365 customers can now make demos, explainer videos, and async communication videos directly in Microsoft 365 with the new Stream camera. 

Users will now be able to use the new Stream camera to record their webcam, record their screen, add edits (think ink, text, backgrounds, and filters) and upload to their OneDrive. Future iterations of the camera will include more features, such as adding music clips.

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OneDrive sync health reports now support macOS devices

The OneDrive sync health dashboard now supports macOS devices in addition to Windows devices. The dashboard provides both a high-level and detailed view of the health of OneDrive sync in your organization. 

With the OneDrive sync client at version 22.087 or later, you can configure macOS devices to send sync data. 

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Recent Changes to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint integration in Teams

Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (WXP) are now available as Teams Personal Apps. There are no changes to the existing file open behavior for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in Teams, however there are new abilities that the WXP Personal Apps can provide. Additionally, this change comes with a number of UX improvements to the Office ribbon in Teams to provide a decluttered experience consistent with Office for the Web.

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Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.13 update

The below message is for organizations using Microsoft Teams Rooms for Windows. If you are not using Teams Rooms for Windows, you can disregard the below message. 

Teams Rooms on Windows application version 4.13 includes key new features and improvements to existing functionality as follows:

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