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Microsoft Teams is getting another new feature in June 2021, which will be known as "Chat Bubbles". According to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap (Feature ID: 65948), chats sent during a Teams meeting will surface on the screens of all meeting participants, making the chat more central to the conversation.

 

Microsoft said that the feature will be on by default, but if you find it distracting, can turn it off from the meetings menu by following the simple mentioned steps as below.

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Microsoft is now working on a new feature for Microsoft Teams, that will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1:1 Teams VoIP calls. If you are using Teams voice call, this feature will add additional security for conducting sensitive online conversations.

 

Microsoft confirmed this feature in the Microsoft 365 Roadmap, and the company is planning to release this feature next month with the July 2021 update.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the people are working from home. And during this time, the Microsoft Teams app gained lots of attractions. Most of the corporates upgraded their messaging system to use Microsoft Teams to connect within the teams. Microsoft Teams also received new features regularly in proportion to usages.

 

Microsoft is now working on another feature for Teams, that will allow you to access the files stored in Teams which are currently available offline. The feature is expected to be released this month, according to the Microsoft 365 Official Roadmap.

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A long-awaited feature named "Call Merge" is now available to Microsoft Teams on desktop and web apps. This feature will allow you to combine two Microsoft Teams calls into one group call and continue the conversation from there.

 

The option to merge the call is available under the "More actions" menu (...). To know more about this feature and how to merge a call in Microsoft Teams, continue reading further.

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Since last year, Microsoft is testing native notifications support for Microsoft Teams on Windows 10. The feature was available only as part of the public preview program. Now the company has started rolling out this feature to all Microsoft Teams users on Windows 10.

 

When you enable Windows 10's native notifications, Microsoft Teams notifications will be delivered through the Windows notification center. This will adhere to your device's Do-Not-Disturb (DND) settings and move to the Action Center if you miss the notifications.

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Microsoft is now testing a new feature for Teams that will allow you to schedule Out-of-Office hours. Once you set up a message in Teams to let others know that you are on vacation, the status message will also sync with your Outlook calendar, your presence, and contact card information.

 

The feature is currently rolling out to the public preview channel for Microsoft Teams on the web and desktop. To know more about this feature and opt in to Microsoft Teams public preview program, continue reading further.

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Microsoft Teams is the hub for your team to communicate through chats, meetings, and content sharing within your organization. It was initially released in 2017, and then became one of the popular communication media in organizations during the COVID19 pandemic.

 

Microsoft regularly updates Teams with new features and improvements that made it strong among all other platforms. Now the company detailed all the new features introduced in January 2021 update. Continue reading to know more.

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Last year, Microsoft announced a bunch of new features for Microsoft Teams that also includes support for offline messaging on desktop. Now, according to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap, the feature is in the development stage and will release later this month (January 2021).

 

Microsoft also detailed how this feature will work. To know more about offline messaging on Microsoft Teams, continue reading further.

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In Microsoft Teams, a guest is a person who is not an employee of your organization. A guest doesn't have a school or work account with your organization. Your Microsoft Teams administrator should turn ON the Guest Access in order to allow you to communicate with people outside your organization.

 

As communicated in December 2020, Microsoft is now making some changes to the default setting for Guests in Microsoft Teams. If you have not already configured Guest access capability in Microsoft Teams, that capability will be enabled in your tenant by default.

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Microsoft announced that the company is now rolling out an approval request app to Microsoft Teams. Once installed, you can quickly start an approval flow directly from the Microsoft Teams chat or a channel conversation. The other party will be notified for approval.

 

According to Microsoft, the "Approval Request" app will be automatically installed in Microsoft Teams, and by mid of this month it will be generally available to everyone.

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Microsoft Teams is now one of the most popular platforms heavily used in several organizations. It offers employees to communicate with colleagues, transfer files, and stay connected within the teams. Though it is mainly focused to use within the organization, you can also communicate with people outside your organization.

 

In this post, we will learn how to enable your team to communicate with people (guests) outside your organization. The guests in Microsoft Teams will be covered by the same compliance and auditing protection.

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Microsoft Teams getting many new features these days and becoming one of the popular business communication platforms. It is also getting deep integration to the Windows 10 operating system. With this effort, Microsoft is now allowing you to change the desktop notification style of Microsoft Teams.

 

If you are not liking the default purple notification style of Microsoft Teams, here's how you can change it to native Windows 10 style notifications.

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Microsoft announces the launch of the Microsoft Teams Public Preview program. The announcement made to align it with the Microsoft 365 deployment channels. And also to make it clearer for existing insiders to choose the right experience for them. Microsoft said that the actual availability of the new program will be later this week.

 

Are you interested to be part of this public preview program for Microsoft Teams? Then continue reading to learn how you can join the Microsoft Teams public preview channel.

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Just like all other months, Microsoft detailed all the new features and improvements the company made to Microsoft Teams in the month of November 2020. It was a big update to Microsoft Teams that includes enhancements to the meeting experience, chat features, new devices, and more.

 

If you are eagerly waiting to learn what has been newly added and improved in the latest update of Microsoft Teams, continue reading the post further.

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Microsoft is working on a new feature for Microsoft Teams that will intelligently remove the unwanted background noise in real-time. The feature is said to be using the Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm to filter out all unwanted noises during the Microsoft Teams call.

 

Microsoft said that it's an improvement to the existing noise suppression feature and users will now have more control over how much noise suppression they want.

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Microsoft announced the rollout of the new Tasks app for Microsoft Teams, which provides a new unified view of both personal and team tasks within the app by consolidating tasks across Microsoft To-Do, Teams, Planner, and Outlook.

 

The rollout is currently happening to a small group of users, and will gradually roll out globally by September 2020. Did you get the new update? Check out its features.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the IT companies moved to a WFH (Work From Home) option to safeguard their employees as well as providing support customers. In the long run, Microsoft Teams is becoming a popular platform for corporates to communicate and interact with the team members.

 

To make it to the next level, Microsoft announces a new feature called "Together Mode" that will make the virtual interactions more natural by using AI segmentation technology and placing the participants in a shared background.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, as many organizations allowed their employees to work from home, Microsoft Teams became an important application for teams to meet and collaborate online. Microsoft supported them by providing regular feature updates to Microsoft Teams.

 

Recently the company released a new update that adds two new features to the free version of the popular app. With this new update, free users can now schedule meetings and enable live captions during the meetings.

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Microsoft today announced that Microsoft Teams user can now integrate Yammer by installing the "Communities" app from the Teams App Store. This will give organizations to better connect with their people globally.

 

The Yammer Communities app is now available. To know more, and to install the Yammer on Microsoft Teams, continue reading further.

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