In China, everything is hard and amazing. Chinese users on an iPhone have no trouble downloading Teams.
Android users, talk about plenty of pain if they go down the wrong route.
Basically, they find it hard to download. The Teams website, tells you to download it via the Google store which is bad advice in China (all Google services are blocked by the Great Firewall of China 🇨🇳).
Here is one example of a senior developer:
It took me about 4 hours to install Teams, more specifically to download it
I tried to install it via Google services first, but obviously, it failed.
Then I searched and downloaded 3 APK files from my PC, but all of them are too old.
Finally, I installed it from Mi store (aka Xiaomi store).
In China, no you don’t need a get on a VPN to get Teams downloaded. For an Android user, you have 2 options to install. You can install it via the Mi store or AppChina. The Mi store is the best approach – Eden Liang (from SSW in Hangzhou) has recorded a video to help others. Here is the video:
When I click on “Details” (or double click), I can see :
Figure: audit log results detail panel
This is terribly misleading ! The source is displayed as “/Shared Documents/xxx”, which I assumed being “sswcom.sharepoint.com/Shared Documents/xxx”, but is in fact “sswcom.sharepoint.com/sites/SSWNetworkAdmins/Shared Documents/xxx”. The displayed path is indeed relative, but relative to the site collection, not the whole tenant. Which is misleading in a “unified” log (where results can come from pretty much any site collection).
The “File, Folder or Site” box shouldn’t a simple text filter.
Say I want to have results for my root site only (sswcom.SharePoint.com) – without subsites (say, sswcom.SharePoint.com/sysadmins), I have currently no way of doing it. Searching for “sswcom.sharepoint.com” will give me results that are in subsites or pretty much anything that includes “sswcom.sharepoint.com”.
Suggestion: Either implement “smart” search with the keyword (E.g. “sswcom.sharepoint.com” AND (NOT “sswcom.sharepoint.com/sysadmin”)) OR add a multi-select dropdown to pick the sources (sites, subsites, teams, etc…)
Figure: “file, folder or site” filter box at the bottom of search criteria