Side effects by Microsoft Teams App permission policy

This week I had a Aha event and some fun with side effect by the Microsoft Teams App permission policy. The customer disabled third party apps and allowed only a few Microsoft apps. For testing purposes, the customer created a user-based app policy, allowed some third-party apps in this policy and assigned it to some specific user accounts. With one of these users, we started to create a new private Microsoft Teams, which should be enabled as org-wide teams afterwards. During testing we saw some nice side effects of the arrangement of the Microsoft Teams app permission policies and it took some time to find the root cause for it. So, I like to report it to you in this blog post.

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Auto dial with Microsoft Teams

A very often requested feature in Microsoft Teams Phone System projects is auto dial. A user marks a phone number and is looking for a shortcut to initiate a phone call with Microsoft Teams to this marked number. Does it work, Thorsten, auto dial for Microsoft Teams?

To be honest: not directly out of the box. But based on an article from Frank Carius, I found a solution for this request.

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Roll back error during SfB user migration to Teams

In my latest project, I had the challenge to migrate an entire organization with 4.000 users from Skype for Business OnPrem to Micrsoft Teams in just two weeks. The customer planned to replace their current GoTo Meeting solution with Microsoft Teams. Of course, challenge accepted. During the migration I had to move the users from OnPrem to Skype for Business Online aka Teams. The migration to the cloud failed for some users with the message “An unknown error occurred while trying to roll back the user.” It took some time to resolve this error and this blog post is about it.

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Office 365 QuickTipp – Episode 30 – Microsoft Editor

My 30th episode of Office 365 QuickTipp will focus on the Microsoft Editor. The Microsoft Editor is an AI powered service by Microsoft supporting you as an author. It comes along with the Office 365 suite and it also available as browser addon. It will support and help you to write texts correctly and in more comprehensive way. Microsoft Editor automatically recognizes the written language, checks spelling and give some advices on how to improve it for a better understanding. For example, if you use the same word too often, alternative words are suggested.

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Office 365 QuickTipp – Episode 29 – Notifications in Microsoft Teams – Part IV

In the fourth and last episode of my series about Microsoft Teams notifications I have two topics: a short look into the future about an upcoming change in the Microsoft Teams client. And second, I will try to resolve some questions to some magic mails which arrives from time to time in your mailbox about missed activities in Teams.

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Office 365 – QuickTipp – Episode 25 – Microsoft Forms – Updated Version

In my 25th episode I will share with you some updated features in Microsoft Forms. When you follow me from the first release, you know that my first QuickTipp was about Microsoft Forms and Design Ideas. A few months ago, Microsoft enhanced this service and suggest you some answer based on you question. This is quite awesome and helpful when English is your native language. For other languages, the feature isn’t available yet.

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