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Managing Priority Access in Teams

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Managing Priority Access in TeamsPriority access in Teams allows you to receive notifications for chat, calls, and @mentions from your defined people.

Finally it is implemented.
If you imagine, that your status Do Not Distrub, is not only about keep people from interrupting you during a presenation, it is further about supporting your Focused Work.

If you concentrate on a complex task, where you need to work with a team member and set you status to DnD, he is blocked from contacting you.
You wish not to fallback to traditional offline communications, like E-Mail. It is therefore, necessary allowing those members, supports contacting you.

With Microsoft Teams you can now define "Priority Access". Define your supporters and allowing them to contact you even while DnD is activated.

Activate PriorityAccess
Go to Settings:

Chose "Privacy" and click on "Manage priority access"

Add the people you need:

You setting are saved and activated:

Skype for Business MAC user Meeting App

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Currently, Mac users can download the Skype Meetings App to access Skype for Business meetings.

After December 12, 2018, Mac users that attempt to download the Skype Meetings App will be directed towards the Skype for Business on Mac desktop app instead.

The Skype for Business on Mac desktop app now offers the ability to join a meeting as a guest without signing in, so if a user doesn’t have a Skype for Business account, or if the user is in a different organization than the meeting organizer, they will still be able to use the Skype for Business on Mac desktop app to access the meeting.

Set-CsTeamInteropPolicy (do not exists)

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Upgrade Journey to TEAMShttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/upgrade-and-coexistence-of-skypeforbusiness-and-teams
MyAdvisor:
https://myadvisor.fasttrack.microsoft.com/CloudVoice/Guidance
or
https://myadvisor.fasttrack.microsoft.com/

The cmdlet Set-CsTeamsInteropPolicy has never existed. Previously, if you wanted to create a new custom Teams Interop policy you would have to use the New-CsTeamsInteropPolicy. But now also the New-CsTeamsInteropPolicy cmdlet has been deprecated and it is not possible to create custom Teams Interop Policies anymore. Additionally, Microsoft is in the process of retiring TeamsInteropPolicy and you need to use the pre-canned instances moving forward:
• DisallowOverrideCallingDefaultChatDefault
• DisallowOverrideCallingSfbChatSfb
• DisallowOverrideCallingTeamsChatTeams
Here the answer from Microsoft with a similar question about custom Teams Interop policies:
"There is no need to create a new instance of TeamsInteropPolicy. All the necessary instances a…