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Not seen this before, error when inserting a link, to Microsoft support articles and discussions here, I get an error, happened a few times today (annoying!) 

 

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Anyone else seeing this?

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#MeToo

 

Hi Cian,

 

Received the same couple of minutes ago, in my case it was another number-dash-number combination within the plain text like

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The message is

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Hi. I started using TechComms some time ago.

 

My posts were tagged with full name as "Petr Vlk", but today I am seeing "Kazzan" as my nickname which I am using for TechNet Forums.

 

I am not aware that I changed some setting. Is there somewhere hidden op

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Sorry for the delayed response on this.

 

Yes, this is due to single sign on. Our system pulls your name from your Microsoft ID. So if you want your name to show up diffe

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I was not sure where to post this message, so I thought this area would work. I have noticed in the past few weeks that the communities I check on a regular basis and keep the read message count to zero keeps reverting back to unread messages. Each day th

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I toggled a setting in my preferences for how items are marked as read. Appears that resolved the issue. I had toggled it previously to do auto or something along those l... Read More
No one else seeing this issue with messages that were read, or marked as read, showing up again? Is it a preference that I need to change? It was not doing this up until ... Read More

There are some conversations I've participated in that aren't much use to me anymore that are still particularly active, and I was wondering if there was a way to disable notifications from specific conversations. I noticed there's a Subscribe option on c

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It does change to Unsubscribe:

 

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Best Response confirmed by Matt Coats (Regular Contributor)

Try going here, where you can check off conversations you want to unsubscribe to.

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Many of my forum posts show up with wrong name. If I go into my profile the correct name shows up. How can I get this fixed?

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Hello!

 

What is likely happening is that the two-factor authentication is pulling your name directly from what you've listed in your email address. Every time you login,

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Hi Guys,

 

i use this url a lot as starter as it is much faster than the homepage https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/custom/page/page-id/Community-My-Dashboard 

Now i noticed the messages disappeared. Could you please put them back it was a great over

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When I look at the Communities page, each card shows the number of Spaces in that community. I checked several and these numbers are not accurate 

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Yes, the number of spaces in each community listed is all inclusive of *every* space in that community, which includes private or limited-access spaces. When you click in... Read More

Since we already moved here, do we have list of all communities which has been approved somewhere here. In addition, for new community, should they send email to MSTC or do we have new mechanism to join community.

 

It is important to have list of approve

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Thanks for the suggestion.

 

Our immediate priority is to get an events directory setup and a speaker directory. As we continue to evolve the program, we will certainly l

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Is it possible to edit my own posts after posting? Also is there a method to edit private messages?

 

 

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You can certainly edit your own posts afterwards, I do that all the time when I spot a typo or something else. It should be available from the drop-down menu alongside th

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A while ago I noticed that I was able to mark Best Responses in conversations I didn't start or even participate in. I'm not here to debate whether that's appropriate (I saw that was its own conversation in November), just to get a better understanding of

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Out of interest, when was the last time this occurred or you noticed it (any examples)? I think I saw something similar very briefly a long time ago but it reverted back.

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Hi guys,

 

I tried to sign in today but am unable to signin to this site using a new browser window clean install.

It gives me the signin options and seems to login but after it still stays signin.

 

this is a older browser where i was still logedin that

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Hi @Paul Keijzers.

I had the same problem in the last three days: I was unable to actually sign in, because after entering the credentials it stayed in sign in.

I sent a

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Hi folks,

 

I am wondering on the MSTC Portal I was able to do many Community related stuff like ask for an O365 Licence for my community. How can I do this now? 

 

Also in past it was possible to get sponsorship for community events, how is this now poss

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We are working on a plan to help support Community Events with Sponsorship and Office 365 and Azure subscriptions. Stay tuned.

I currently have an IPhone 6+ and ready to upgrade. It seems that IPhone and outlook do not integrate as well as I wished it would.

I am looking for opinions on whether the current IPhone8 or Galaxy8 or newer versions are better than the other when it com

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after much research and product comparison I have traded in my iphone and switched to the Samsung galaxy note and it seems to be integrating with my outlook and currently

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My impression is that currently the Android platform is a bit ahead if it comes to integration with the Microsoft platform.
Best Response confirmed by Danial Anderson (Occasional Contributor)

Hello, new to community. How do I tell system I am MVP?

 

 

 

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Hi Dave

 

I guess the easiest is to contact techcommunity@microsoft.com with your MVP ID.

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Did you folks change the icon types for regular users, as anyone seems to have the blue overlay now? Previously this was used for Microsoft folks, so it's a bit confusing now...

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This is a known issue and we are working to fix it. Sorry about that.

yeah i was thinking the same as i thought mm that are a lot of people posting from MS but realized it was every user -MVP's

Agreed, it is confusing and makes it harder to distinguish posts.

Does anyone have any experience with reporting inappropriate comments? There's a particular spam user, Olivia Ruiz, that's left some nasty stuff on forums that definitely should be taken down, but I haven't seen action taken yet.

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We try to take action as quickly as possible - sorry for any delay on this one - I believe it was posted over the holiday, so it took a little longer for us to take actio

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Aaand they're gone! Thanks Microsoft!

Hi Matt,

 

I used once, it just sends your message to moderators. Have no idea is it a link on concrete post within the final message or not, but it works - the post in q

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The "Report Inappropriate Comment" UI has two "Cancel" buttons in my experience of it. One of them just reloads the page, the other works. Anybody else getting this?

 

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Yes, same with me

Congratulation to all the top contributors of the Microsoft Tech Community passing the 100,000 member line.

 

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This is pretty cool! Can I ask where you got the metrics to run this?

That is a very cool graph!

I have come across a slight issue when clicking on the avatar the display name, rank and image is not shown like below:

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I have seen this on different devices with different browsers, for maybe a week or a bit longer but it doesn't happen all the time a

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I see that on "upper level" - dashboard, community space, profile. Within conversation or blog it is as it shall be (Vivaldi, Edge).

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Hey folks, as of this morning I can't login here on my PC, I remain logged in on my phone, so that's how I am posting this.

I have reached out to another member and they are having exactly the same issue and locked out from the Microsoft Tech Community. My... Read More
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I'm back in! As is @John Wynne who I know was also having this issue.

 

Don't know if anything got fixed or it was just a glitch but thanks if anyone did take a look at t

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@Dylan Snodgrass can you take a look at this?

Hey @Allen Smith, I thought I would bring the conversation over here, we're over a year in to using this platform, and for me it still really sucks, when can we see some real improvements. I love this community, and Office 365, please make the following b

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@Steven Collier,

 

Thank you for your feedback, you make some very valid observations and certainly things we want to work on.

 

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See, totally impossible ....

 

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Has any one ran into issues authorizing Tech Community with federated IDs? If I log in with a GA, gives me some warnings about access, etc...if I accept, the account I good but others in the tenant, not so much

 

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You can't access this application
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I would not recommend using company accounts to access this community because if you leave the company , you will lose all of your history in this community. 

You as the admin can consent to the app. Go to the Azure AD blade, navigate to the app in question (O365 Network or MS Tech Comm), Properties, check the value of the "Use

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Hello,

 

Something odd happened last week, we have two O365 OwaPolicy, default one doesn't allow Creating groups. Another policy allows it and we assign this policy based who are allowed to create groups.

 

Everything was going to plan for long time, last

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You shouldn't be using the OWA policy anymore. Group creation is now controlled via the Azure AD policy: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Manage-who-can-create-Office-365-Groups-4c46c8cb-17d0-44b5-9776-005fced8e618

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Hi,

 

Is it possible to hide my last name here at the forum?

Thanks

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I log in with my personal Microsoft Account. (MSA) The account ID is name@outlook.com. I would like my contact email address (listed under My Settings > Personal > Email to be name@redhax.com. 

I can make the change, get the confirmation email, verify it

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