Teams

Some users may receive unexpected Test notifications on their mobile devices

Users may receive notifications that state: “FCM Messagess : Test Notifications”. Microsoft is currently analyzing detailed forensics within the Teams mobile notification infrastructure to identify the cause of impact. This issue may potentially impact any user with Microsoft Teams installed on a mobile device.

Microsoft rolls out new Teams updates for September

This month, the University of Toronto community can expect to see several updates to their Microsoft Teams experience. With these updates come several new and useful features that will enable staff and faculty across the University to make the most of their online meetings.  The most significant of these updates is the introduction of new Teams meeting features. Read this article …

Microsoft Teams Update Required

In the second half of July, users who are on old versions of Teams (below version numbers containing 1.2.00.XXXX) will receive in-app notifications advising them to update to the latest version. After 28 days of receiving the first notification, these users will see a redirect page which will inform them that they are using an …

Microsoft releases new features to improve your Teams video conferencing experience

This May, Microsoft launched several new important features to the University of Toronto’s Teams environment. These updates cover new features such as background effects, downloadable attendance lists and a larger nine-person video grid.  Providing value to both staff and faculty, this array of Microsoft Teams updates will enhance the video conferencing experiences of U of T’s community of Teams users. Please review this article for a summary of five …

Teams meeting call and meeting chat size to increase to 300

Microsoft is increasing the maximum Teams meeting call and meeting chat size from 250 to 300 in response to customer requests. When this will happen Microsoft will begin rolling this out in late May. The roll-out will be complete in mid-June. The feature will stay in effect until the end of September. Microsoft will reassess …

What’s new in Microsoft Teams for May 2020

Please read the following announcement from Microsoft regarding new Teams features. What’s New: Meetings & Calling Increase in the number of simultaneous videos in Teams meetings Virtual face to face conversations are the new normal for remote working, and now more than ever it’s important to feel connected with those you are meeting. We are …

Update to Microsoft Teams document behaviour

To best support the Microsoft 365 Education customers worldwide and accommodate new growth and demand during these unprecedented times, Microsoft is making a temporary adjustment to Office document behavior within Microsoft Teams for students and teachers. How does this affect me? For students and teachers working with Office documents in Microsoft Teams, we are beginning …