Enhancing Meeting Etiquette: Disabling Chat Write Access for Anonymous or Unauthenticated Users in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has revolutionized the way we collaborate and communicate in the workplace, enabling seamless virtual meetings with both internal and external participants. However, the presence of anonymous or unauthenticated users can occasionally lead to challenges, particularly when it comes to maintaining a professional and respectful meeting environment.

To address this concern, Microsoft has introduced a valuable feature that allows Microsoft Teams administrators to disable chat write access for anonymous or unauthenticated users, effectively minimizing the possibility of inappropriate content jeopardizing meeting discussions.

Disable guest access to Microsoft Teams meetings chat


Microsoft Teams group chat message copy links are now available!

In today’s fast-paced digital world, group chats have become an integral part of our daily communication. Whether it’s collaborating with colleagues or staying connected with team members, group chats keep us engaged and informed.

However, as group chats grow larger and messages accumulate, it can sometimes become challenging to find and reference specific information. Thankfully, a new copy link feature has arrived at Microsoft Teams to address this issue.

Microsoft Teams Copy links


Revolutionizing team collaboration: Unleashing the power of Microsoft Teams new channel experience

Microsoft Teams has recently introduced a new channels experience, revolutionizing the way teams collaborate and communicate. With its intuitive design and powerful features, this update allows teams to stay focused on tasks, remain up to speed, and actively engage in real-time discussions.

Let’s dive into the exciting new features that are set to roll out during June 2023.

Microsoft Teams new channel experience


How to use voice typing on Windows 11 for effortless Microsoft Teams messaging

With the rapid shift towards remote work, Microsoft Teams has become an essential tool for collaboration and communication in the modern workplace. However, typing out messages on the platform can be tedious and time-consuming, especially for those who have a lot to say.

Fortunately, Windows 11 has introduced a game-changing feature – Voice Typing – that enables users to compose messages in Microsoft Teams by speaking instead of typing. Whether you’re a seasoned user or new to the platform, incorporating voice typing into your workflow will help you save time, reduce stress, and increase productivity.

Microsoft Teams voice message typing on Windows 11


How to download Microsoft Teams video messages

With Microsoft Teams, it’s possible to record and send short video messages in chats, if you are not yet familiar with this feature you can have a look to the article I wrote about it here.

While this feature is awesome, unfortunately it does not provide an interface to download the video file locally to your computer. If you want to download video messages, look no further, in this article I’m explaining a workaround to do that.

Download Microsoft Teams video messages


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.