The Microsoft Teams admin will soon be able to customize the following properties for the Yammer Communities app in Teams within their tenant:
- App name
- App description
- App icons
- Accent color
Customizing the Communities app is perfect for companies that have given their Yammer network custom branding to fit their corporate identity. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82243.
Microsoft Teams admins can customize the branding for the Yammer Communities app for Microsoft Teams to suit their Yammer network with their preferred app logos, naming, accent color, and more. with this Communities app for Microsoft Teams, users see a rich Yammer preview in chats and channel conversations when the user pastes a URL of a conversation from a public Yammer community.
- Yammer Enterprise
- Microsoft Teams
When this will happen
We expect this rollout to be completed in July (previously June). If you see that the Communities app version is greater than v.2.2.3, then the functionality has been enabled in your tenant.
How this will affect your organization
There are no automatic changes for end-users. The Microsoft Teams admin will now be able to customize different properties on the Communities app. Customizing the app is perfect for companies that have given their Yammer network custom branding that fits with their corporate identity. Additionally, you can change the Yammer app icon to one that reflects communities, or change the app name to “Yammer”.
What you need to do to prepare
Work with your corporate communication team to determine if a change in branding for the Communities app is desired. Then communicate the changes and update documentation if appropriate.
- Learn more about using the Yammer Communities app with Microsoft Teams.
- Customize apps in Microsoft Teams
Message ID: MC257689
Published: 21 May 2021
Updated: 01 July 2021