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 the Brand Alliance Director for AvePoint Inc., and a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He hosts the AvePoint Office 365 Hours (#O365hours) and #P2Pnow series, the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.