How to Add a Website as a Tab in Microsoft Teams (Post-July 2024)

Starting July 2024, Microsoft Teams has updated how the Website tab works. Instead of loading the website link directly within Teams, it now opens the link in a new browser tab. This change aligns with web security best practices and enhances website reliability.

While this change improves security, it can disrupt users’ workflow, as they’ll switch between Teams and the browser when interacting with website tabs. However, there’s a workaround that allows you to continue adding websites as tabs within Teams.

Microsoft Teams Website


What is new for Microsoft Viva – June 2024

This month, Viva Amplify took center stage with several updates aimed at enhancing your ability to create and manage internal campaigns and communications.

But that’s not all. Viva Connections, another Viva application built on SharePoint, continues to grow and adapt. It now offers more customization options, which will undoubtedly help in its adoption by end users.

If you’re interested in Microsoft’s Employee Experience suite, this post is for you. It also has important updates for Viva Insights and other Viva applications. So, stay tuned for a comprehensive look at what’s new and improved in Microsoft Viva.

Microsoft Viva updtes


How to Fix a Windows MTR Device Not Onboarding in Microsoft Teams Admin Center and Rooms Pro Management

While playing with a Windows MTR, I noticed it was not being onboarded and was not available in the Microsoft Teams Admin Center, neither in the Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro Management portal.

After waiting a few days for it to show up, I decided to investigate further the reason why it was not being detected.

Win Device Admin Agent Service


How to Resolve the ‘Device Administration is Disabled. Contact Your Admin’ Error on Android MTRs

If you encounter the error message ‘Device administration is disabled. Contact your Admin’ on Android Microsoft Teams Rooms, which prevents you from signing in and using the device, rest assured you are not alone. In this article, I will guide you, as an Administrator, on how to resolve this issue and register your device with the organization.

Device Administration is Disabled. Contact Your Admin


How to Add Custom Emojis to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has rolled out a feature that’s sure to bring a smile to your face – custom emojis! This new addition allows you to personalize your digital workspace and express yourself in ways that words alone cannot capture. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make your communication in Teams more expressive with custom emojis.

Microsoft Teams Emojis


How to Receive Notifications When a User Comes Online in Microsoft Teams

Notify when available was a feature available in the original version of Microsoft Teams and has now returned to the new Teams. This will notify you when a user comes online. This feature can be enabled by each user individually, and no admin intervention is required to start using it.

Receive Notifications When a User Comes Online in Microsoft Teams


What’s new for Microsoft Viva – May 2024

May has been a busy month for the Microsoft Employee Experience Suite, with new features added to make our work life easier. This time, we’re focusing on the latest updates that link Copilot and Copilot Dashboards with Viva Insights, streamlining how we access and use workplace analytics.

Microsoft Viva updtes


How to Enable 1:1 and Group Call Recordings in Microsoft Teams

Sometimes you might need to record a 1:1 or group call in Microsoft Teams, where you are talking about important topics that you want to keep for later. But what if the option to record calls is disable?

Don’t worry, there is a way to turn on 1:1 and group call recordings for everyone in your organization or for specific users. In this article, I’ll show you how to do it.

Enable Microsoft Call Recording


How to Make Microsoft Places Available in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft just made Microsoft Places available worldwide and it currently available from several locations being one of them Microsoft Teams.

This article will help you if you want to enable Microsoft Places for your users, so they can coordinate better when working remotely or at the office. I’ll show you how to make the application available.

Add Microsoft Places to Microsoft Teams


What’s new for Microsoft Viva – April 2024

With the latest updates, Viva applications are now integrating support for Copilots, enhancing organizational adoption of Microsoft’s AI assistant. April marked a significant milestone as Viva applications expanded beyond Microsoft Teams, becoming accessible directly in the browser with dedicated URLs. Additionally, Viva Connections has evolved to allow for deeper personalization, enabling custom fonts that align with the branding customizations of the SharePoint home site. This move not only streamlines the user experience but also reinforces brand identity within organizations.

Microsoft Viva updtes


I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.