Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 55 (Hamburger Edition)

For our 55th episode this week of the Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), community expert Shari Oswald (@shortcutshari), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@mikenelsonio), 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:

  • Official disclaimer for all of our “advice” [2:21]
  • Christian share’s his thoughts on the Microsoft MVP and RD Summits these past 2 weeks, and the panel talks about the difficulty in participating in online conferences, in general [4:01]
  • The new SharePoint scenario-based site templates, and a discussion of the much-maligned Fab40 [8:17]
  • Microsoft Teams: introducing organization-wide backgrounds (preview) [12:45]
  • Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events [14:22]
  • Customized backgrounds in Microsoft Teams meeting video coming to mobile devices [16:35]
  • OneDrive sync client 64-bit update available for Windows. Blog post by MVP Hans Brender [17:29]
  • In development – Azure Active Directory: Location Based Access Control Public Preview [20:00]
  • Mike points out that RD+MVP Joel Oleson is conducting a webinar to answer all of your Microsoft-related telephony questions [23:03]
  • Is it possible to see who deleted a Channel in Teams? Check this post on audit logs [24:25]
  • Why do some of the Office 365 updates get “stuck” for a small subset of users? [28:19]
  • Is there a way to change the text size in the Office app dialogue boxes? Check this link on accessibility, the magnifier utility, and sysinternals tools  [30:42]
  • Is there any way to restore a deleted Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow? [33:40]
  • What is the most efficient way to apply item-level permissions to 100 documents? [35:26]
  • Is it possible to embed report graphs from Dynamics 365 into a Sharepoint Online page?  [40:34]
  • Is it possible to click once and attach a form to an email and sends it? [41:42]
  • What is an easy way to administer 5 Office 365 tenants in Windows 10? Check this article on multi-tenant management, and watch this video  [44:47]
  • Why can’t the Site Admin with Full Control that have Synced to their local drive are not able to edit files whether they are checked out or not?  [49:57]
  • Is it possible to create events on a Teams channel WITHOUT creating a Teams meeting? We want the shared channel-level calendar, but not have every event as a Teams meeting.  [54:20]
  • Anybody have any idea what is going on with Outlook for Android mobile?  [1:01:04]
  • Shari mentions a Panera app, which leads to a lengthy discussion on hamburgers [1:03:19]
  • Does anyone have a method for forcing a SharePoint List to alphabetize by a certain column?  [1:06:47]
  • In a SharePoint document library, is it possible to track everyone who has read a procedure (required reading)? [1:10:09]
  • Is there a way to get a combined report for unique visitors of SharePoint Online sites and Teams?  [1:12:57]
  • Is there a way to convert a csv to Excel in order to consume the file in Azure Data Factory? [1:15:19]
  • How can I extract a particular string from the body of an email, or extract the body of the email (so that I can target that string)? [1:16:43]
  • Is it possible to block guest access in Teams and through SharePoint permissions only allow guest access for a single team for a small number of guest users? Check out this article  [1:20:48]
  • Is it possible to retrieve files from a VM created with an Azure Portal free trial? [1:25:35]

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.