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                                                   Teams has the capability to send a notification when an emergency call is placed. When I was setting up this feature in my company's tenant, I tried finding a picture of what the notification looks like from the Teams desktop and mobile clients. I was frustrated when I couldn't find anything, so I hope to share this info with others that were in my place. In the United States, it's typical for a police officer to be dispatched when someone calls 911. One way to avoid having an officer sent is to call the Police Department Non-Emergency number and organize a test call. Some police departments will give you a specified date and time to make your test call, while others will simply notify their operators beforehand. Regardless, my advice is to make sure you contact the Non-Emergency number prior to testing. To set up Emergency Call Notifications with the Teams Admin Center, do the following: 1. Select 'Emergency Policies&#
  Microsoft announced they would change Teams meeting recordings to auto-expire after 60 days.  A guide for this change along with a FAQ was published by Microsoft:  MS Docs . Per the linked article, this setting can be found using the 'Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy' cmdlet in the Teams PowerShell module. Changing the Teams Meeting Policy to Never Expire: First, connect to Teams PowerShell: To get a list of all Teams Meeting Policies, run the 'Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy' and get the Name, Identity, and NewMeetingExpirationDays properties: (NOTE: I already change the ExpirationDays parameter on several policies 😉.) Run the 'Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy' command with the 'NewMeetingRecordingExpirationDays' parameter set to -1. The command will not return anything if successful. Validate the policy has been updated with the 'Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy' command once again: An error occurs when you try to set the expiration days for a policy that does not have Cl
                                                 I'm the member of a project team deploying retention policies in Teams. A colleague asked what happens to saved messages when a retention policy is applied. I didn't know offhand, so I added this to our list of test cases. The saved message feature in Teams is something I use quite a bit. It's super helpful when someone sends you a link or a message that you'll need to refer back to in the future. Teams organizes saved messages into a list that can be easily referred back to later. I have a test user account with a one-day retention policy set. I sent a few 1:1 messages from that account to a colleague on my team and saved a few of their replies: After saving the messages, I waited 24 hours to verify what happened after the retention policy applied. Here's a screenshot of the Teams client for test user account: The saved messages still appeared underneath the 'Saved' window pane on the left, but the message c
Replying to an individual Teams message is now in Public Preview. While this isn't a big change, it's certainly helpful. For those in Public Preview, hover over the message and click the '...' button and select the 'Reply' option:                                    That will copy & paste the message you're replying to in the chat text box: Prior to this feature being released, the only way to achieve this functionality was with the 'quote' feature by clicking the 'format' button in the chat text box: At this time, this is only available in the desktop client, but the web client is planned. This feature is also not available within channel or external chats yet. NOTE: A 'how-to' on switching your client to Public Preview is available at this link . If you do not have the ability to switch, you may need to ask your Teams Administrator to enable it.