Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 16

For the 16th episode of Microsoft Community Office Hours I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@MikeNelsonIO), and Eric Riz, MVP (@rizinsights), with our AMA discussion shared via live stream in the Office 365 Community on Facebook (

If you like this format, be sure to join us every Monday at 8am (for EMEA) and 6pm (for APAC) following the ask-me-anything (AMA) format. The AMA allows us to connect with each other and also help anyone in the community with questions about Microsoft products and services. If you have questions about Microsoft products or services, please feel free to post them here, on the FB page, or send to me via Twitter or FB direct message.

In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • It’s our Sweet 16 for this AMA! (re: Bryan Cranston’s Super Sweet 60th)  [0:44]
  • Family sharing, file size increase, and sync changes in OneDrive [1:56]
  • Shout out to Armstrong & Getty and “Donut Aversion Therapy” [5:48]
  • With Intune, is there an option to add mobile devices by MAC address? [10:24]
  • What are some real-world business cases for using OneNote? [13:32]
  • Why can’t you remove hyperlinks in OneNote? [18:01]
  • Problems moving Exchange on-prem SMTP relay to Exchange online [25:13]
  • Is there a way to create a warning if an email is sent to someone outside of my contact db? [28:08]
  • How can I set up a standardized email signature for everyone in my company? (3rd party) [34:41]
  • When moving a domain between M365 tenants, how long for the changes to propagate? [39:38]
  • When user licenses have been removed and reinstated, access to SharePoint has been lost [41:18]
  • What to do when your child uses their XBox account to delete their parent’s account (a painful lesson in permissions management) [47:54]
  • What is happening with in-person events in 2020? [57:43]
  • Hal gives us a sneak into his work with SETI and talks about building a Jacob’s Ladder [1:02:48]
  • Doughnuts are mentioned, Sean appears out of nowhere… [1:06:58]
  • When will Microsoft ever create a full Office client for Linux? [1:15:36]
  • Microsoft Teams governance and information architecture is not easy to explain to end users [1:19:27]
  • Mike asks “Which tool to use when?” re: SharePoint, Teams and Yammer [1:34:40]
  • Trying to recall Microsoft’s UC history [1:41:02]
  • R.I.P. Microsoft Stores and the rise of Microsoft Reactors [1:46:57]
  • Why do Teams Files and File Explorer forget my place in navigation? [1:54:49]
  • Is there any way to offer scheduled quizzes in Teams? (suggestions on automations)  [1:57:12]
  • Are people using Augmented Reality in Teams? (Christian mentions #Commsverse expo hall) [2:00:04]

You can watch the entire recording here:


If you would like to join one of these sessions as a panelist or to ask questions, you can find us live streaming on Facebook at 8am and 6pm Pacific every Monday during this seemingly never-ending quarantine period.

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.

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