Using the Polycom Trio w/ Teams

To initiate a meeting with someone else you press the “Meet Now” button. Because this device DOES NOT have a calling plan you cannot use the “Dial a Number” feature.  Choose the “Add” button. You will then be able to enter a number to phone out. You can also use the contacts button to phone […]

Using Logitech Tap Room to join a non-Teams meeting

Before your meeting If the display is off, tap it to wake it up. On the base screen (where upcoming meetings are displayed), choose “More” Choose “Settings” You will be prompted to enter an admin password. Enter the password you have been given. If there is no on screen keyboard, tap inside the password box […]

“Importing” contacts into MS Teams

TLDR: you can’t, but there is a workaround that will let you dial people without entering their number each time. This has been an issue of ongoing concern for more than two years. There is no really good answer to this and I am dumbfounded that this remains so awkward and piecemeal. However, Teams is […]

Adding a Shared Folder (mailbox)

Even if you primarily use Outlook on the Desktop, I find this is the simplest, clearest way to add a shared folder. Folders added this way will also appear in Outlook Desktop after you restart. Log in to your Office 365 account at office.com. Choose the Outlook app, and look at the sidebar at left. […]

Migrating a personal drive to OneDrive

You may have files on your desktop or in a Documents folder or on a personal network drive. This document will walk you through moving those files to OneDrive so you can access them from anywhere.

Creating a Teams meeting

Creating a Teams Meeting with Outlook (or Teams) and related basics. In Outlook You need to have the Teams App actually installed on your computer for the Teams integration in Outlook to work. To create a new meeting:  Go to the calendar view to create a new meeting. Click the “New event” button. It will […]