Teams & Private Channels

Microsoft have finally started to deploy support for Private Channels within the Teams application, allowing you to share content with a subset of a Team’s members. This is described as ‘rolling out’ in their roadmap here. The functionality has started … Continue reading

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Nexus365: An end to Basic Authentication support.

Executive Summary From 13th October 2020 Microsoft will discontinue support for Basic Authentication for EWS, EAS, IMAP, POP and RPS. This does not (currently) impact SMTP AUTH. Only applications which use secure authentication technologies, such as OAuth 2.0, will continue … Continue reading

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Nexus365 Teams: now with guest access

We are pleased to announce that it is now possible to add almost anyone to a Nexus365 team. All that is required is for the individual you wish to add to your team to have a valid email address and a Microsoft … Continue reading

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Teams toolbar transition

Microsoft are redesigning the Teams interface to introduce a single toolbar for the controls used in meetings and when calling. The rollout will begin in early June and will continue until the end of August 2019. The intention is to … Continue reading

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Nexus365 Teams on Linux

Nexus365’s TEAMS application has, to date, been predominantly targeted at the Windows desktop. Other operating systems have had access to limited functionality via a web browser but the inability to video-conference, share desktops or applications, or to give presentations has limited the usefullness … Continue reading

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Skype / Teams ‘background blur’

Microsoft have just introduced a new feature to video calls made within Skype for Business and Teams: a ‘background blur’ feature that means you don’t have to think quite so much about tidying up your surroundings before joining that call. … Continue reading

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New mobile Outlook

Microsoft will soon be rolling out a new feature within Outlook for iOS and Android which adds a new mailtip or notification when composing messages. The intention behind this feature is to reduce the risk of sensitive information being inadvertently … Continue reading

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Nexus365’s default homepage will become office.com

Nexus365 currently includes a user-customisable setting that allows users to personalise what page they land on when they log into the Nexus365 portal. However Microsoft have chosen to remove this functionality. They have begun rolling out a new (mandatory) home page … Continue reading

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Outlook and repeating webauth logon popups

A number of Nexus users have recently logged support tickets with the Service Desk regarding a repeating cycle of logon authentication requests in Outlook. Similarly affected users may receive an error stating ‘You need the internet for this’ even when … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 60 and Nexus365 calendars

It has been brought to our attention that a recent update to Thunderbird – bringing the version number up to v60 – has the unfortunate side-effect of breaking Nexus365 calendars. Experimentation within the Nexus team has shown that the only calendar … Continue reading

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