New features for OneDrive, Teams and more, here’s everything added to Microsoft 365 in 2020

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The month of December is coming to a close, and it is now time to look back at the new features introduced in Microsoft 365 this year. In 2020, Microsoft announced plenty of new services and features to help users deal with the ongoing pandemic and adapts to remote learning or working.

As usual, we have divided this recap into different sections to highlight different Microsoft 365 apps and services, including OneDrive, Teams, Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel, and more. Here’s a look at what you need to know.

Microsoft releases PowerToys 0.29 with performance improvements and bug fixes

Microsoft releases PowerToys 0.29 with performance improvements and bug fixes OnMSFT.com December 30, 2020

Microsoft has rolled out a maintenance update for its PowerToys suite of tools, bumping it up to version 0.29. This release is entirely focused on performance improvements and bug fixes. As for the additions and improvements made in this release, there are plenty of bug fixes for the PowerToys Run, FancyZones, and Color Picker tools.

IoT enthusiasts can now create their own Mute button for Microsoft Teams

IoT enthusiasts can now create their own Mute button for Microsoft Teams OnMSFT.com December 29, 2020

A Microsoft employee has designed a physical Mute button for the Teams desktop client, which will enable users to quickly mute/unmute themselves during meetings. Spotted by WalkingCat, Jennifer Fox, a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, has published a handy guide to help users get a mute button up and running for their next meeting.