29 May Weekly Newsletter May 2022 – 3rd Week
Now, users on Teams can browse and find apps in the Teams Store that are blocked within the tenant and request them from the admins by clicking the ‘Request approval’ button. Admins can receive the valuable signal from the end users about desired apps to help prioritize their availability in the tenant. Our intelligent ranking algorithm on the Teams Store will continue to display apps that are popularly installed and used in the user’s tenant before showing blocked apps.
With this rollout, we are enabling SMS notifications to be sent to the person booked for a virtual appointment scheduled through the Microsoft Bookings web app or Bookings app in Microsoft Teams or via the self-serve booking page. Additionally, the SMS notification will include the Teams meeting link for the virtual appointment. See here for all licenses for Bookings availability. A valid US and Canada phone number is required to send SMS texts to attendees.
This update will have Teams joining Microsoft 365 and Windows in updating all emojis and reactions to the new Microsoft Fluent emoji style, bringing users a more vibrant and expressive emoji experience.
We will be adding capabilities to making it possible for Security Operations (SecOps) to customize end user quarantine notifications with their respective organization sender address and custom subject.