Back in July 2018, Microsoft released new functionality to Microsoft Teams that would migrate existing contacts and contact groups that you have configured in your Skype For Business client into Teams. Specifically, the release details were:
Bring your Skype for Business contacts to Teams When your organization moves from Skype for Business to Teams, your contacts will make the move with you. To see them, once you’re in Teams, click Chat on the left, then Contacts at the top.
During a recent migration from Skype for Business on-premises to Teams, though, I encountered a user who had multiple groups and contacts but none appeared in the Teams client. The fix was quick and painless.
As Microsoft Ignite 2018 nears, I am busy preparing my schedule for the week. Part of that preparation is planning for discussions I would like to have with product group members, MVPs, and other peers. I also have some other things that I either think (hope) will happen, or at least want to hear more about. Without further ado, here are 5 things I’m either hoping for or looking forward to at Ignite this year: Continue reading →
I recently ran into a problem with an invalid phone number showing up on the Lync contact card for a user. The Lync contact card pulls info from a number of sources – Active Directory, SharePoint, personal contacts, phone numbers defined directly in the Lync client, etc. In order to narrow down the problem and find where the bad phone number was stored I wanted to see what Lync had in the address book database for the user. Continue reading →