Turning off comments in Microsoft Lists

Back in July, Microsoft added the ability to include comments on Microsoft list items. While I like the idea of being able to comment on list content, it may be something that doesn’t work well for certain styles of work or list content. To remove that distraction or avoid overlooking comments, you can turn off comments in a list. Here’s how you do that…

Chat bubbles in Microsoft Teams meetings

I find that it can be difficult during a Teams meeting to keep track of attendees, videos, and most of all… chat. However, Teams meetings now have a new feature called Chat Bubbles that makes it easier to see new messages without having to direct your attention somewhere else. Here’s how it works…

Planner file recommendations

When you are creating a new Planner task, there’s a reasonable chance that you may want to add a relevant file to the task. Now Microsoft provides a list of suggested files at the bottom of the task when you’re setting it up. Here’s what that looks like…

Setting the default open method for files in Microsoft Teams

If you open files in Microsoft Teams, you may have noticed that they might open in the browser, in the desktop client, or directly in Teams. I didn’t know you could actually control your default method for opening files in Teams, but Jennifer Andre shared a way to do that which blew me away… and now I’ll share it with you. Here’s how it works…