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Microsoft Teams Phone and Microsoft Exchange Address Book Policy

I was thrown a task of using a Microsoft Teams Phone and securing the directory on it. As you will see in another post, the directory can be hidden from the main user interface, but it is still there when in a meeting. One thing I discovered after a bit of research, was using an …

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MTR App Version

Manually update MTR with PowerShell

In this blog post, I show you how to manually update the Microsoft Teams Room (MTR) with the PowerShell script that Microsoft provides here. However, that guide misses a crucial step. TL,DR: Press Windows Key x 5 times and it will launch you back to the login screen. Then log in as Admin and run …

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Missing Room Name

Missing Room Name in MTR App 4.8.19.0

With the release of the latest Microsoft Teams Room App 4.8.19.0, Microsoft made some changes to how the app talks to different services. The main one in this release relates to Skype for Business. A summary can be found here. However, there have been reports of missing room name on the MTR console. So, what …

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MTR App 4.8.19.0

What’s New in Microsoft Teams Room App 4.8.19.0

At the start of April, Microsoft released the next update for Microsoft Teams Room App 4.8.19.0. Official release notes are here. Below is a list of the highlights of the release Government Community Cloud High (GCCH) support for Teams Rooms. GCCH customers with existing Teams Rooms devices can download version 4.8.19.0 from Manually update a …

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Teams Admin Center Remote Provisioning

Microsoft Teams Admin Center – Remote Device Sign-in

In this blog post, I show you how to use Microsoft Teams Admin Center and the new Remote Device Sign-In Feature. One of the key features to this provisioning service is that the device must not have been signed in beforehand. If it has (maybe for testing) then you would need to factory reset it. …

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Zoom Webinars

Microsoft Teams Room and Zoom Webinars

With Microsoft Teams Rooms (MTR), you can join a Zoom Meeting using Guest Join Access which I’ve detailed here. However, I got asked the question, can you join a Zoom Webinar from a MTR as it’s a slightly different meeting type? We know that Teams Live Events is slightly different, and an MTR can join …

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