Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 52

For our 52nd episode this week of the Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), Sharon Weaver, RD (@sharoneweaver), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@MikeNelsonIO), community expert Shari Oswald (@shortcutshari), and Microsoft’s Neil Hodgkinson (@nellymo) for another panel discussion shared via live stream in the M365 Community on Facebook, and simulcast on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • The latest Microsoft Message Center updates. [0:39]
  • Mike talks about his love/hate relationship with Yammer [13:05]
  • Christian shares the updated disclaimer [13:43]
  • Is Azure a good place to start learning cloud? [14:53]
  • If a Teams meeting wasn’t recorded at the time, is the video gone or is it stored somewhere?  [20:00]
  • What’s the best way of having a space in a SharePoint communication site where users can upload videos and watch other user’s videos?  [22:13]
  • Content and conversations don’t actually “live” in Teams [24:40]
  • How do you migrate a .pst file to Office 365 (Exchange Online) without any migration tools?
    (link, link and link) [26:40]
  • I am using the SharePoint list as my data source with attachments inside the items, but have hit the 250MB size limit due to all attachments. How can I extend my storage?  [31:06]
  • Why won’t Teams recognize my microphone?  [34:42]
  • Anyone know how to email a Team? Also, I’m having an issue creating a calendar event for the Team and receiving invites without adding members individually. [38:16]
  • Sharon mentions the new “Channel Calendar” feature [42:09]
  • I have a current 365 Family subscription. Every time I start Excel, PowerPoint or Word, there is a pop-up screen asking for my email address sign-on. How do I disable this pop-up? [43:15]
  • If the person who established the Teams chat closes it/deletes it, will all messages disappear on my end? [49:37]
  • My desktop outlook program has a rule and sends some messages to a special folder. How can I change this so I can see it on my iPhone?  [55:43]
  • How do you create a virtual MS Phone Extension that can be logged into a MS Teams phone? [58:10]
  • A great discussion on why telling people to go search for an answer doesn’t always help [59:45]
  • Is there a way to call the information from two related tables in a dataverse on the PowerApps canvas? [1:05:33]
  • How do you create an alert on a shared document in Teams after there’s been an update to it? [1:07:17]
  • I deleted my Azure resources, but I’m getting billed for a “backup” and I cannot delete the resource or the pay-as-you-go subscription. Where do I go from here?  [1:11:24]
  • I want to assign tasks in a private channel, but this is not supported. What is the easiest way to assign one-off tasks for a private channel?  [1:15:52]
  • I installed Teams but it won’t let me log in. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and cleared the cache. My kids had been using Teams via a school platform.  [1:18:00]
  • Does Office 365 have email notifications for users whose password will be expiring? [1:19:47]
  • Is it possible to merge two calendars into the standard Teams calendar? [1:20:47]

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 at 8am Pacific every Monday.

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.