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How to use Microsoft's Training Email Templates

As you may be aware you have the ability to toggle on or off the ability for Microsoft to send communications to your users about content they are licensed for; but did you know you can actually use those same email templates to send communications to select user sin your organization?
Navigating to the Templates Hidden away as a link in the Microsoft communication to users setting there is a link to user training content where you will be direct to: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/emailtemplates 

To get there, from the Admin center navigate to Settings and in services select 'Microsoft communication to users' and from the panel select 'user training content' under 'Want more control over the content and distribution' header.


Email Templates After navigating to the page you'll have the option to select 1 of 6 training topics: Microsoft Office 365New Office 365 TrainingOneDrive for BusinessMicrosoft Office AppsOutlook anywhereMicrosoft Teams

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Quick Look at the Surface Duo Android Emulator

Microsoft recently released their SDK and Emulator for developing dual screen applications for the Surface Duo (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dual-screen/introduction) and being a bit curious about what the experience was going to be on a dual screen device I decided to give download it and give it a try. 
First Impressions First and foremost there is the novelty of having two apps launched side by side.


The Duo emulator is using Android Version 10 and to be API version 29, both are the latest versions of Android.

There is no Play Store or Microsoft Store on the emulator, which is to be expected as its main purpose is app development. But beyond that it appears that most of the Google applications are not included in the device and the build is based off the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) more than anything else. What typically are the default applications on Android have been replaced with Microsoft Applications.  Launcher is the Microsoft Launcher: https://play.google.com/stor…

O365 Weekly Digest - 12/30/2019

Every week I'll be posting a quick summary of O365 updates included in the admin weekly digest email that you can sign up for via the admin Message Center: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/MessageCenter - these emails include items posted to the message center over the last week and come out every Monday.
Updates:Kaizala is getting and updated to its custom actions for Consent Flow (Roadmap ID: 59705)Outlook for Android is getting a new discover office files feature (Roadmap ID: 58733) Admin Updates: What's New Management can now be seen by the Office Apps admin role (Roadmap ID: 60009)Dynamics 365 is deprecated some cipher suites in MayNew Kaizala Admin Role(Roadmap ID: 59706) Email TextDec 27
Updated Feature: Consent flow for custom Kaizala Action
Major Update: Announcement started
We’re updating Kaizala custom Actions to require user consent.We'll begin rolling this out to customers in late January 2020.The rollout will be completed in early February.This messa…

O365 Weekly Digest - 12/23/2019

Every week I'll be posting a quick summary of O365 updates included in the admin weekly digest email that you can sign up for via the admin Message Center: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/MessageCenter - these emails include items posted to the message center over the last week and come out every Monday.
Updates:Outlook on the web is getting a room card (Roadmap ID: 59430)If you want to take advantage of features that roll out to Outlook on the web you can install Outlook as a PWA: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-the-web-version-of-outlook-like-a-desktop-app-b360bd9a-00dc-43a4-bdf8-71cdeeb78e83?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=USOffice on the Web and Excel are getting updates to @mentions and will now show document context in email notifications (Roadmap ID: 51538)SharePoint is getting page differential views for version history (Roadmap ID: 57813)SharePoint is getting modern image resizing (Roadmap ID: 57812)SharePoint is getting custom search results pages…