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Office 365 Profile picture not displayed inside SharePoint Online webparts

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From time to time you may notice that SharePoint Online does not display updated user photos in webparts. You may see or experience something like this:

  • Profile picture displayed in Office 365 Suite Bar: Yes
  • Profile picture displayed in Office Delve: Yes
  • Profile picture displayed in Outlook on the Web: Yes
  • Profile picture displayed in Microsoft Teams: Yes
  • Profile picture displayed in SharePoint People Web Part on a Modern SharePoint Page or trying to load user profile through custom web part on a classic SharePoint Page: No

There is a simple solution to this. Navigate to this URL in your SharePoint tenant –> https://[tenant name here]-my.sharepoint.com/User%20Photos/Forms/Thumbnails.aspx?RootFolder=%2FUser%20Photos%2FProfile%20Pictures

This list stores three photos for each user in your Office 365 tenant. The photos have the following naming convention and dimension requirements:

username_tenantname_tld_SThumb.jpg    42px x 42px
username_tenantname_tld_MThumb.jpg   78px x 78px
username_tenantname_tld_LThumb.jpg    300px x 300px

If my username was ryanclark and my tenant name was mrsp1 and my TLD (top level domain) was .com (could be .net, .org, .co, etc.), then we’d have the following:

ryan.clark_mrsp1_com_SThumb.jpg
ryan.clark_mrsp1_com_MThumb.jpg
ryan.clark_mrsp1_com_LThumb.jpg

Save (and possibly overwrite) the three images in the User Photos library and you should be good to go. You will have to do a hard refresh and/or clear your cache to see the results on teh front-end.

If you have any questions, reach out to me at anytime.

Ryan ClarkOffice 365 Profile picture not displayed inside SharePoint Online webparts
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Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

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On August 2, 2019 Microsoft officially announced the end of life for Skype for Business.

The end of life program will conclude on July 31, 2021. When the program concludes, the integration of Skype for Business with third-party audio conferencing providers will stop working and the following changes will be observed on that date (July 31, 2021):

  • Participants who attempt to join any Skype for Business meeting via dial-in numbers provided by a third-party ACP service will no longer be connected to the Skype for Business meeting.
  • Users enabled for a third-party ACP service will no longer have their dial-in information automatically included in any new Skype for Business meeting invites.
Ryan ClarkMigrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams
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New SharePoint home sites headline Microsoft 365 innovations for the intelligent workplace

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Attendees (in-person and virtual) at the recent SharePoint Conference were introduced to recent and upcoming features and innovations within SharePoint, including Home Sites. Home Sites bring together personalized news, events, conversations, content, and video on a single SharePoint communications site.

SharePoint home sites are an intelligent, integrated employee experience—a landing page—for your organization that:

  • Connects the workplace with Microsoft Search and megamenu navigation.
  • Shares relevant news and content to each user based on their role and place in the organization.
  • Engages employees with conversation and compelling video powered by Yammer and Microsoft Stream.
  • Powers individual productivity with personalized content, information, and navigation.
Ryan ClarkNew SharePoint home sites headline Microsoft 365 innovations for the intelligent workplace
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