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Flow and PowerApps — How to disable?

Flow and PowerApps are built on same platform and as such shares many of the settings. Both of these services are available to any user i.e. users can also signup for these individually. However, for an Office 365 Administrator or specifically, a SharePoint admin, their integration with Modern Lists cause significant concerns if organization is not ready for their roll-out.
As indicated in below screenshot, any user with Contribute rights on List will see Flow on list menu bar as well as individual list item context menu and users with ownership permissions will see PowerApps.

If you want to turn these off, you are out-of-luck as Microsoft has really not made any one-click setting that will make these disappear. In sections below, I have outlined the options available today to disable (hide) these buttons.

Remove plans from License First option is to remove Flow and PowerApps plan from user license. Doing this will remove the app tiles from App Launcher. However, this setting have no …

Things to know — Office 365 Groups

You would find below many settings related to Groups which are good to know when creating/managing Groups.

An Office 365 Group Preferred collaboration tool for project teams that comes with many things — an Exchange mailbox including Calendar, a SharePoint team site, a OneNote Notebook, a Planner.

Creation Groups can be created in many ways and in different services — SharePoint home page, Stream, Planner, Office 365 Admin Center, Exchange Admin Center. Unless, you have admin controls in place, end users can create Groups in any of these services and you would end up with a Group jungle very soon.

Things to know Group members can choose to receive all Group emails directly to their own email rather than going to the Group mailbox. This can be bit of an annoyance though for some users who can change their setting by following the link at bottom of all Group emails.An Exchange license is required for logged-in user to create Groups in O365 Admin Portal. Otherwise option to create Group …