Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 36

For the 36rd episode of Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Eric Riz, MVP (@rizinsights),  Mike Nelson, MVP (@MikeNelsonIO), expert and trainer Shari Oswald (@shortcutshari), and Sharon Weaver, RD (@sharoneweaver) for a panel discussion shared via live stream in the Office 365 Community on Facebook, and simulcast on Twitter (Periscope), LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • Kicking things off with a brief review of t-shirt designs [2:55]
  • Christian shares his homework on what happens (and what doesn’t happen) when you delete a Planner plan in Teams [5:50]
  • Why are some emails delayed when sent using Exchange Online? Christian also makes a Harry Potter reference [14:17]
  • When sharing my desktop in Teams, why am I unable to open some files that show as no longer found? [16:18]
  • Field hockey, Ice hockey, or Tonsil hockey? [21:23]
  • Why am I unable to change my background in Teams? Are there hardware limitations? Shari takes the homework to look into Admin controls over restricting this feature [22:40]
  • Why can’t Teams communicate between my work account, my wife’s work account, and my kids’ school accounts? The question sparks a discussion around Microsoft IDs and multi-tenant, multi-account interoperability (or lack thereof) [29:17]
  • How can I watch presentation on teams in full screen without any application frame? Check out the post by Microsoft’s Waldek Mastykarz on developing full-page Teams tabs [38:40]
  • Has anyone experienced Microsoft Forms losing data if you’re not working on it constantly?  [41:27]
  • If I post something to a private channel, will the people who are in the channel be notified or would I still need to @mention them? [46:00]
  • Does an Exchange Online Kiosk license come with Teams? [49:20]
  • Does a Teams Exploratory license expire? [50:16]
  • Eric mentions the big news of the day: AvePoint going public, joining the NASDAQ, valued at $2B [54:39]
  • Is there some way to figure out what tools/apps are taking up the most bandwidth on my rural home network? The panel has a long discussion of tools (routers, mainly) and internet services for rural customers [58:37]
  • When editing video descriptions in Stream, why can’t the “Apply” button commit the changes and then go back to the page it was launched from? [1:12:03]
  • When working on two SharePoint Online sites with different accounts for each, why is access denied when using PowerShell with Connect-PnPOnline with the parameter -UseWebLogin? Sharon blogged on this [1:14:10]
  • The panel is joined by Eric’s assistant, Taylor [1:18:06]
  • Why can’t my gsuite users access Microsoft Teams? [1:20:31]
  • How do I edit (add names to) an email contact list in Outlook? [1:25:57]

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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.