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Microsoft is continuously giving its effort to improving the Teams client experience in both desktop and web environments. In a recent blog post, the company introduced a few new features for Microsoft Teams on the web which are already part of the desktop client. Interested in learning the new features that have been added? Continue reading further.

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Microsoft recently published a blog post where the company claimed that the Teams app has recently made a significant performance boost. They have come with some data, as highlighted below, that showed notable improvements in messaging and meeting experiences as seen today vs. August 2021. And this is based on the data from the 95th percentile of all desktop users in the world.

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In the month of May 2022, Microsoft released a set of new features and improvements for its popular collaboration platform "Microsoft Teams". The latest update includes the ability to choose refinement to the way you look on the video to further enhancements to customization options, says Microsoft in the announcement post. For more details, continue reading this post.

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If you are a Microsoft Teams user, good news! "Microsoft Teams" has now finally landed on Microsoft Store. Mik Chernomordikov, Microsoft Group Program Manager, has revealed the news in a tweet. So, what are you waiting for? You can now navigate to Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 to directly download and install the Microsoft Teams app.

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During a Microsoft Teams meeting, users can currently pin the video feed of other participants to increase the size of the desired video on their own screen. This makes it always visible even when others are speaking.

 

Now, the company is planning to roll out a new feature that will help you to pin your own video on the stage in increased size. Microsoft says that this new feature will address a number of situations that the users face currently in Microsoft Teams.

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Microsoft Teams is going to receive a new update this month that will enable users to un-mirror their video feeds in a call or Teams meeting. The new "Mirror my Video" feature will provide the user the option to flip the video and have the same view as the other users in the meeting.

 

By default, Microsoft Teams horizontally flips the camera feed for a presenter, but it remains un-mirrored for other participants. Now, by un-mirroring, it will enable the user to see the text in a video call correctly.

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Microsoft is bringing a new feature to Teams that will allow you to chat with other users using Microsoft Teams personal accounts. This will extend collaboration with team members outside the work network. You will need to invite any Teams user to chat using an email address or phone number and remain within the security and compliance policies of your organization.

 

The feature will soon roll out to Microsoft Teams for web, desktop, and mobile. Once it rolls out, your Teams admin need to enable this feature according to your organization's policies. Continue reading to know more about it and its availability.

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Microsoft has announced that the company will be retiring the Microsoft Teams support on mobiles running older versions of the Android operating system. This will ONLY affect Android 5, Android 6, and Android 7 devices. If you are using any of these versions, Microsoft Teams will soon start prompting you to upgrade to newer Android builds.

 

In a notification sent by the company, Microsoft announced the retirement dates of Microsoft Teams for each Android version mentioned above. The dates are as follows.

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Back in May 2021, during the //BUILD/2021 event, Microsoft announced the ability for Microsoft Teams users to purchase any third-party Teams app subscriptions directly from the Teams app store. From within the store, users can view subscription plans offered and go through the checkout process to pay with a credit card.

 

This feature is soon going to roll out to the Microsoft Teams users and the tenant admin can enable or disable their users' ability to discover and install third-party applications that require third-party subscriptions.

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Microsoft is working on another new feature for Microsoft Teams that will add new Side-by-Side and Reporter Presenter modes to the desktop and window sharing in Microsoft Teams meetings. The feature has been started rolling out on both Windows and Mac.

 

Microsoft said that the standard users will start getting this update by mid of August, and the complete rollout will end by mid of September. Continue reading further to know more about these features.

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Microsoft Teams is getting another new feature in the coming days. According to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap (Feature ID: 81945), Every Microsoft Teams team is connected to a SharePoint team site. That means, once Microsoft rolls out this feature, Microsoft Teams will automatically create a new SharePoint Teams Site for you.

 

According to Microsoft, this feature will start rolling out for the Targeted release (select users and entire organization) beginning in late June and will be completed by early July. The standard release will begin in mid-July and will be completed by early August.

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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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