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When I schedule a meeting for an Office 365 group with Outlook 2016 desktop, I want to include/associate meeting notes in OneNote. I assumed that clicking on the OneNote icon in the meeting request ribbon would allow me to specify the notebook associated

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I noticed the same thing the other day when demoing OneNote with a newly created Office 365 Group.

 

I am also curious that when you click the OneNote icon on the Outlook m

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Hello Everyone,

 

Do anyone has information when  will be Microsoft extending groups naming policy to planner, teams and Yammer by implementing it at Azure AD level? As of now if we implement prefix or suffix, it is only affecting through outlook. Is it sti

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Yes it's on the roadmap and we are still working on it and we'll provide an update at Ignite, please stay tune

It's not even GAd yes, wait for Ignite I guess...

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I stumbled across an issue when removing a member from an Office 365 Group. It wont acctually remove the schedueled group meetings from the users personal calender when being removed from the Group. 

 

 

Our teams collaborate in Office 365 Groups and also ad

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Why would it remove it? It's pretty much the same as with any other shared resource, you dont get your documents removed from SPO libraries for example. If it's a feature

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We have recently fixed the email sending behavior to a group, where senders had complained about receiving the emails they send to a group, back in their personal inbox. With this fix, senders will no longer receive the emails they send to a group, back i

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I have several groups set up in "People".  When I try to send to a group from the email screen, the Group Name does not come up as a choice.  It is unrecognized, even if

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Any news on the ability to configure Office 365 groups so that the sender receives the email?  I have users that really, really want that ability.

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Still not fixed. We've been testing the behavior of the Group Conversations, and still any message within a conversation goes to the Group but also the the personal

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Hello.

 

Is this change world wide yet? I have some tenants where the change has not taken place.

 

Thank you.

 

Craig.

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As a teacher I set up each one of my class sets as a group.  I do not like this change as when I used to send a message to a group the email that was sent to my inbox was

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We're wondering if there is demand for a group with membership hidden from members _and_ non-members alike. One possible scenario is an enrichment group for employees, where the company doesn't want the employees to be able to easilly capture and then dis

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Just wondering if this has this been implemented yet? We need to be able to hide member lists from members within the same group. We are a school district, and some of ou

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I think that it is OK for members in a group to be able to view each other. As you note, if the group is active, people will realize who is in it because they see the nam

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Hi Eric, thanks for reaching out. Yes, I've been asked this by customers and there is a need for certain scenarios as you say. If one could be able to hide the list of me

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Hi all,

 

We've completed an enhancement with the Azure Active Directory team which will now enforce mailNickname to be unique across all Office 365 Groups within a tenant. This will help ensure resiliency across the tenant and facilitate smooth sync scen

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Is it possible to create Office 365 groups created via Team Sites, Planner, Yammer, Stream and Teams with a unique display name? If yes, How?

 

We would like to prevent the

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Shouldn't Groups make sure that the mail nickname is unique across all types of mail-enabled objects rather than just inside its own set? Having a synchronisation clash w... Read More

Yes, great

Thanks!

Super a lot of people were waiting for this!

I am getting the following error. Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong? I'm a Global admin in the tenant.

 

Connect-PnPMicrosoftGraph -Scopes "Group.ReadWrite.All","User.Read.All"

PS C:\Scripts> Get-PnPUnifiedGroup
Get-PnPUnifiedGroup : Exception o

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Hi Dean,

 

I just tried here but I get no errors. If you execute the cmdlet as said, and if you still receive the error, can you enter 

 

$error[0].Exception.StackTrace

 

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Does the std Get-UnifiedGroup powershell cmdlets work?

Is it possible for Admins to access the content of a Private Group if required, for example, if the owner leaves the company?

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Yes, you as the admin can grant yourself or another person access to any group, private ones included. You can so do either via the Admin portal -> Groups or PowerShell. Read More
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I cannot figure this one out.

 

We have 3 users on different machines with Office Pro Plus (2016) on Windows 7 (fully patched) that cannot add users to O365 Groups through Outlook. They can view, create, and delete groups, but cannot add members to the grou

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What build of Outlook 2016 are they running?

This is similar issue for us.  I'm way out in front of our business users on 1707 Build 8326.2076 (first release for current channel - insider slow).  We control the vers

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What kind of user are you trying to add, external/guest user? In any case, try via OWA.

Good Morning,

 

I have a query, regarding 'Site Usage' within Sites that are created via 365 Group creation.

 

1) Is there a feature that controls these differently than Site Collections created purely from SP.

 

2) Is there a reason site visits are not recorde

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My 2 cents here:

1) Site usage feature is the same for any SPO site no matter if we are talking about a classic SPO Site or a modern one

2) I have seen this before and I th

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If you've deleted an Office 365 group, it's now retained by default for a period of 30 days. Within that period, you can now restore the group and its associated apps and data via a new PowerShell cmdlet.  For additional information please go to https://aka.ms/groupssoftdelete

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Is it possible to restore a group if the domain name of the group has been removed from the tenant since deletion of the group?

 installed AzureADPreview 2.0.0.127 and Windows management Framework 5.0 on windows 7 64bit.   But when I run Get-AzureADMSDeletedGroup, I get "The term 'Get-AzureADMSDel

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Hi Chris,

 

Once the 30 days is over, I understand that the group will be purged. 

 

Is it still possible to submit a help ticket to Microsoft within 14 days after 30 days to

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My test team doesnt appear to have restored. For this to work and when creating a team is there a pre-requisite of a group for that team already existing? Therefore, (1) ... Read More

I tested the restore process and found that everything came back pretty quickly.  I could access the restored Group in Outlook on the Web almost immediately.  The SharePo

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Hi,

 

When we create a new modern group this is not being added to the outlook client, but will show up at O 365 portal, is there a way to force it to appear at Outlook?

 

The ones created as @domain.com will not show in  outlook, but the ones created as  @do

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Outlook need to query the autodiscover information for the domain in order to get Groups, if they appear fine for the default domain but not for custom ones, it means tha

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It might happen that it takes some time since you create the Group in the Office 365 portal and it gets propagated in Outlook. It's just a question of time and AFAIK ther... Read More

I applied O365 group retention policy about 3 or 4 months ago.  After I deleted some of O365 groups, it deleted O365 groups, but it left SharePoint sites associated with O365 groups. 

When I run Remove-SPOSite command, I get "This site collection can't be

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Raise a support ticket, see what the engineers come up with.

We have lots of users who are using Outlook, and use the "reading pane" aligned to the bottom

 

Group conversations are a bit hard to digest this way, and they are asking if there is a way to open up in a new window.

 

If they get long emails, they typically

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Hi Brent,

This is a very popular request and we are working on it this quarter. 

Thanks,

Krish

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I have experience with huge confusion around how to add an O365 guest that is apart of another O365 instance. The guest's email address and UPN (User Principal Name) is not always the same, so when people add guests with email address the login (for th

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AFAIK In office 365, when you are change your primary email address, it will automatically change  your user principal name and sign-in name and same like when you change

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Hi Rune, Are you talking about on-prem managed guests? Can you explain more about the guest user you are trying to add?

 

In general if your guest creds are managed on-pr

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Dear Experts,

 

is there a way to extend existing SharePoint team sites so they become Office 365 groups? There is already a migration option for distribution list but I suspect some customers rather have team sites as a starting point for a group purpose.

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Is this feature still a WIP?

We are doing this manually at the moment (and taking the opportunity to clean up some other spilled milk at the same time).

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This is of real interest to us. Our default Sharepoint site that was created when we joined O365 is "Company Name Team Site." 

 

Which is a bit confusing as it isn't a "Tea

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The option to groupify an existing classic team site has been promised by MS.

No ETA though..

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Microsoft has new tools to migrate public folders (the “cockroaches of Exchange”) to Office 365 Groups. Sounds good. The good news is that the tools work, even if they need a lot of manual oversight. ISVs offer tools to do the same job with more automatio

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After a merge we are in the process of moving as much content as possible from one tenant to another.

The process a moving a unified group looks easy.

  1. Evaluate which groups should be migrated (and which groups should be abandoned)
  2. Create the corresponding gr
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Hi Mats, 

 

A few migration tool are able to help you.  One of them is the Cloudiway migration platform available online with an audit tool for your evaluation. You can als

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"the process of moving a unified group looks easy"...

 

That's some statement, especially because no OOTB tools are available to do the work.

 

The components you might have

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Hi

 

When guests are added to a O365 group they get an email containing a URL link to access the group.

When the guests are added to several groups overtime they will loose overview of what groups they are member of. Probably they will not "bookmark" the mai

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No, AFAIK there is not such functionality for guests users in Office 365....the SharePoint landing page could be a natural place to have that list, but I have just tested... Read More

I am creating O365 groups using the PnP Unified Groups Utility (from PnP Core component) with app-only permissions. This has been working fine on various tenants until recently.

 

Now, the modern team sites are created and can be accessed via UI, BUT the si

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I created one using app tokens today in a dev tenant, site was instant Active, to my surprise :)

Adding here @Vesa Juvonen

We have two needs:

  1. We need to list which members are either "Following" or "Not Following" a specified Office 365 group.
  2. We need a method to set all new Office 365 group members as "Following" an Office 365 group they've just been subscribed to (by the admi
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@Daniel Smith - Can you elaborate on the use case you are trying to accomplish? Also note that receiving a message in the Inbox is not necessarily a way for senders to be

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Is there a way to get the Group classification through the Microsoft Graph? I can't seem to find it, would be nice to show in my PowerBI governance reports.

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I'm pretty sure the information is already available the time you asked about it. No need for a powershell.

 

Using the groups endpoint:

https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups

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While you're waiting for Microsoft to move the classification property into the production endpoint, you can get the information with PowerShell (just saying).

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Thanks for reaching out. We currently expose this via the Beta endpoint of MS Graph and have worked planned to move this to the Production endpoint (coming soon). I'm cur

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We have several groups we are working with, all have had a group image applied, but the Group Image doesnt seem to propogate to the connected SharePoint site (just get the colored background with two letters).

 

Should the image populate automatically, or i

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Hi all,

 

  Thanks for the feedback. We are wrking on a fix which will ensure that the group logo is abolsutely the same across Outlook and SP and rest of the suite. No m

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Hi @Brent Ellis ,

We're having the same issue and I've already created a support case.

I'll have to wait until Jan 26th 1pm to give you final response though, since there i

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I can confirm that this is happening for me as well. But for only 1 group. 

 

I created 2 groups through Microsoft Teams at the exact same time. 1 group took the image, 1 d

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@Brent Ellis,

 

I've seen this a couple of times as well. I'm not sure what causes it but I wonder if it could be something is simple as different limitations on the image.

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Is there any update on when the O365 Groups app will be available in China app stores?

 

This appears to be one of the few (if only) Microsoft apps that is not available.  We have lots of users in China that are not able to make use of the easy group-based

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Hi Brent, there are no plans to release the Outlook Groups mobile app in the App store for China. Outlook Mobile is available in the App store in China for download, and

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When sending a meeting invite from a Group Calendar, it appears that the Accept/Tentative/Decline responses from group members are 'silent' - meaning they do not go back to the group conversation folder or to the inbox of the user who created the meeting

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Hi Ed, 

Our engineering team is looking at this issue: custom responses for group events (from 'Edit the Response Before Sending') getting missed. Unfortunately, there's

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I recall @Brent Ellis having issues also with calendar invites in Groups

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