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Microsoft Teams in 5 Minutes: Manage Devices (Manage & Control Desk & Conference Phones)


What can you control?

  • Save a note about the device (nice!)
  • Save an “organization asset tag” as well.
  • Retrieve the diagnostics log file from a device.
  • Restart a phone


Management

Allows you to assign configuration profiles.


Tips

  • to select devices, left click on the left of the first column
  • you can multi-select devices by repeating the above
  • ability to jump to the current user signed into the phone


Notes

  • To manage a device, just sign in, that's it!
  • Actions may take a while. for example, restart could be delayed by a minute or so.
  • If you edit a device name, you may not be able to search for the new text right away
  • If a device doesn't show up, try signing out and back in.


https://docs.microsoft.com/en-US/microsoftteams/device-management

How to Get Local Logs from Yealink Teams Edition Phone

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  1. Get the IP address of the phone either from an IP scanner or using the Teams UI on the phone: Settings | Devices Settings | About. (Note: if clicking on “Device Settings” doesn’t work, try restarting the phone, sometimes it works then.)
  2. Log into the phone web portal with the IP address
  3. Enable Local Log if not already and recreate the problem.
  4. Settings | Configuration | Under local log, click “Export Local Log”

Microsoft Teams User Tip #25: Blur My Background

Now that Microsoft Teams video blur is GA, go ahead and use it! After you have a video meeting going…click More Actions | Blur my background

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Without blue my background

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On

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I love this elegantly simple feature.

To see more Microsoft Teams User Tips:
http://windowspbx.blogspot.com/search/label/MicrosoftTeamsUserTip

.[Video] Learn Microsoft Teams in 5 Minutes:
http://windowspbx.blogspot.com/2016/11/learning-microsoft-teams-in-5-minutes.html

My Microsoft Ignite 2018 #Microsoft Teams Notes

This blog will be updated to include my notes about all things Microsoft Teams at Microsoft Ignite 2012. You can also follow me on twitter at https://twitter.com/matthewlandis

Some things I will be Doing

ignite2018-Recap
  • Following All Things Microsoft Teams
  • Meeting with Landis Technologies customers at booth #2012 & elsewhere
  • Ignite Tech Community Blogger
  • Filming the #TeamsRecap Podcast with Josh at 3:15pm Weds.

Microsoft Announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2018

Microsoft Article: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/What-s-new-in-Teams-Ignite-Edition/ba-p/252531

** Features We Knew About That Are Now GA **

Live Events (GA)

Background Blur (GA)

** Ecosystem **

Polycom & Pexip video interop -GA (Blue Jeans in Preview)
http://imaucblog.com/archive/2018/09/24/cloud-video-interop-for-microsoft-teams/

New Teams purpose built devices from Crestron and Yealink

Plantronics Mobile Phone Station, Plantronics Elara 60 Series: dock, button to invoke teams
plantronics-elara60series
https://twitter.com/Plantronics/status/1044194868883595265

Jabra device w/ button to launch Microsoft Teams

room systems team

Yealink is Now a Room System Partner

Microsoft Calls & Meetings APIs Now In Public Preview
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/resources/calls-api-overview

** Convergence **

Microsoft will bring Yammer Tab into Teams (Upcoming)

Streamlining Teams lifecycle: Admin can (October 2018)

Dynamic Teams Management

Microsoft Teams Verticals (Healthcare, Frontline workers)

Device Program Certification Program--Optimized for Microsoft Teams (Devices)

Device Management Solution: managed Teams devices from within Teams Admin Console

tel://+17173309610

sip://sip:japheth@landiscomputer.com

Microsoft Teams User Tip #24: Steps to Setup a Free Microsoft Teams Account & How It Works

Below is the process to setup a free Microsoft Teams account starting with a Gmail account.

A few things before we start that you are probably wondering:

  • Setting up a user from http://office.com/teamsfree will essentially setup a new Microsoft Teams org and the user as admin
  • There is new UI in Microsoft Teams for this user to add new users to the org
  • Yes, you can use gmail accounts


Go to http://office.com/teamsfree. Click sign up for free account.

Now type in email address & “Set up account”

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Create Account

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Click “Set up account”

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Create account

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Now the account is setup.

Next we will tell Microsoft about this user.

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Run Microsoft Teams for 1st Time and select org.

(for me it seemed to list Teams tenants that had invited this email address.)

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(a popup to re-enter my username [email address])

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Now you can invite more people to join your org

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How to manage your Teams org:

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Conclusion

I was impressed by the smoothness of setting up a new Microsoft Teams organization with an non Microsoft email address. The built in administration is very simple.