How to use Blur Backgroup with Microsoft Teams

It is a new feature rolled out with Microsoft Teams recently.
If you are having an active Video session, blur out your background will give you a new Video call experience. Important feature if you for example are in your home office, or having a whiteboard with confidential data, you might want hiding those views.

You can blur and un-blur the background if you follow this instructions.

Start your Video Call:

 Click the "..." 3 dots and click on "Blur my background"

Your video will now show the background blur:

 if your opposite site does so too, you will see the focus on the "person" only

In case you need to un-blur the backgroup, click the "..." dots again and click "Don't blur background"

Office 365 App keeps asking for your password [WORKAROUND]

You can't sign in after you update to Office 2016 build 16.0.7967 or later on Windows 10

Content provided by Microsoft

Two more Fixes:

Fix 1:
Revert to an older Verion of Office 365 Pro Plus

C:\Progr~1\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\officeClickToRun /update user updatetoversion=16.0.8326.2107 1>officec2rclient.exe

Fix 2:
remove all Outlook account and start re-adding after Client reboot.

Applies to: Office 365 ProPlus
Select Product Version

This article contains information about a new authentication framework for Microsoft Office 2016. By default, Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (2016 version) uses Azure Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) framework-based authentication. Starting in build 16.0.7967, Office uses Web Account Manager (WAM) for sign-in workflows on Windows builds that are later than 15000 (Windows Version 1703, build 15063.138).


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Teams Admin Edge Bowser: SECURITY_ZONE_ERROR

Security zone setting error Please make sure these two domains are added to the trusted sites in IE or Microsoft Edge: and If you are using other browsers, please close all browser windows and try again.


This Error you will receive if a actual Security Setting in Edge Browser is missing and can be solved as:

You need to add the and the page to the trust site.
As of now, the feature in adding trusted websites on Microsoft Edge is not yet available on both Windows 10 PC and Phone
This very troublesome, but this work a round solves the problem for now.

Work a round:

Troubleshoot Outlook Plug-In for Teams

It can be happen, that the Outlook Plug-In for Teams isn't showing up or is removed during a Teams client updates.

This behavior is well-known issue and can be solved with some of the following procedures:

Install the Teams app as an administrator of the Windows computer.

Download, install and sign into Teams and then restart Teams and Outlook, in that order. 
To ensure that the add-in is installed and loaded correctly, you may need to restart Teams and Outlook after installing.  Follow these steps:
Download the Teams desktop app, run it, and sign in at least once.After signing into Teams, restart the app.Restart Outlook (after restarting Teams).Ensure that the add-in is installed and enabled. If after all that, you still don't see the add-in, make sure that it isn't disabled for some reason.
In Outlook, clickFileand thenOptions.Select theAdd-instab ofOutlook Optionsdialog boxConfirm thatMicrosoft Teams Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Officeis listed in theActive Application Add-in…

Join a Microsoft Team with a Code

Join Teams with CODE
Create team first, then got to Teams settings
Joining a @MicrosoftTeams with #CODE...

1. Create a Teams 2. goto Teams Settings 3. Generate Code

Now you are ready and can set the Join Team Code to your Members

Restrict Groups Creation in Office 365

Restrict Groups Creation in Office 365

How to disable the ability to create groups in all Office 365 services that use groups:
·Microsoft Teams:
Both admins and users won't be able to create teams
Both admins and managers won't be able to create teams
Users won't be able to create a new plan in Planner web and mobile apps
The best way to do this is to create a security group, and then only the people in that security group will be able to create Office 365 Groups and teams in these apps.

You should verify your impact to Microsoft Teams. The creation of Teams, which go along with a Groups365 creation might impact the work efficiency of your users.

Groups can have a
n "end date", where the group will automatically be deleted.

However, restricting group creation will not prevent the listed members from creating Office 365 Groups from the apps and it prevents other users from creating teams (because you can…