What's new in Microsoft Teams devices (2023)

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August 4, 2022 Teams app version:4.13.132.0 January 31, 2022 Teams app version: 4.11.12.0 October 1, 2021 Teams app version:4.10.10.0 September 21, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022090705 (for non-video touch phones only) July 14, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022062103 July 6, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022061702 (Crestron, Poly, Yealink) April 13, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022041102 March 24, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022030501 March 3, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022022305 February 7, 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022020202 December 16, 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021121302 December 6, 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021112302 November 22, 2021 Teamsapp version:1449/1.0.94.2021110101 November 3, 2021 Teamsapp version:1449/1.0.94.2021101205 June 10, 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021052803 June 8, 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021051303 March 30, 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021033002 March 26, 2021 December 8, 2020 October 12, 2020 August 31, 2020 June 27, 2020 April 23, 2020 February 18, 2020 September 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.96.2022090606 August 2022 App version - 1449/1.0.96.2022072103 May 2022 App version - 1449/1.0.96.2022051102 February 2022 App version - 1.0.96.2022011305 July 2021 June2021 App version - 1.0.96.2021051904 April 2021 App version - 1.0.96.2021032002 December 2020 App version -1.0.94.2020102101 December 2021 Teams app version:1449/1.0.95.2021111203 June 2021 March 2021 September 2022 Teams app version - 1449/1.0.97.2022090608 July 2022 Teams App version: 1449/1.0.97.2022739901 April 2022 Teams App version: 1449/1.0.97.2022733702 February 2022 Teams app version: 1449/1.0.97.2022730007 August 2021 App version: 1449/1.0.97.2021070601 FAQs Videos

August 4, 2022

Teams app version:4.13.132.0

  • Join Teams meeting using meeting ID

  • End-to-end encryption for one-to-one Teams calls

  • Noise suppression in Teams meetings

  • Share tray experience update

  • Mute and unmute status on your room video

  • Admin setting for content only layout default

  • Modern authentication is on by default

January 31, 2022

Teams app version: 4.11.12.0

  • Front row layout (Preview) for MTR on Windows

  • Admin setting to set front row layout as default

  • Teams rooms on Windows that use Microsoft Teams only or Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams (default) are updated with new Meet and Call experiences, however other modes are not impacted by this update.

  • Switch between multiple video cameras in Teams meetings

  • Default video camera setting

  • Cortana push-to-talk icon update on MTR console

  • Azure AD Premium 1 license inclusion in Room Standard and Premium licenses

  • AAD conditional access policies support. Learn more atConditional Access and Intune compliance for Microsoft Teams Rooms

  • Cortana voice activation enabled by default when setting up

  • Remote PTZ controls support.This requires that IT admins set up theTeams desktop app and Remote PTZ controls app

October 1, 2021

Teams app version:4.10.10.0

  • Room remote allows youto control basic functionality of the room using Teams on amobile device. This capability will work with all appversions greater than 4.9

  • Logitech scribe content camera support for BLE button for sharing inmeeting

  • Chat bubbles provide notifications for in-meeting chatto bring attention to what's being said during the meeting

  • Large gallery and Together mode support is now available in GCC High

  • New skills added to Cortana. Add person by name to the meeting and call by name

  • Cortana push to talk is enabled by default on all devices. To learnmore,see Cortana voice assistance in Teams. To join the scheduled meeting both from Teams mobile app and Teams rooms on Windows, find the room account in the meeting roster on the mobileapp and selectControl this roomand you can managecall controls from the app

  • 19H1 is no longer supported. Minimum OS version supported by this updateis 19H2

September 21, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022090705 (for non-video touch phones only)

  • Simplified look for incoming and outgoing calls with improved performance.

What's new in Microsoft Teams devices (1)

July 14, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022062103

  • Several intermittent app-crash issues have been resolved.

July 6, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022061702 (Crestron, Poly, Yealink)

  • We are enhancing the existing Common Area Phone offering to include all advanced calling features at no additional cost or changes to the original license that was purchased.CAP will now support calling features including call park, call queues, auto attendants, Intuneenrollment into Endpoint Manager, and more when the device is updated to the minimum app version - 1449/1.0.94.2022061702.

What's new in Microsoft Teams devices (2)

Teams admin center setting for Advanced calling

What's new in Microsoft Teams devices (3)

Desk phone setting for Advanced calling

  • We also support emergency calling on GCC-H deploymentsnow.

April 13, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022041102

  • Fixes to addressmissingnameson phone sidecars.

  • Fixes to addresscommon area phone dialpad and audio routing issues between handset and speaker.

  • Fixed issues occurring in the Teams Admin Center.

March 24, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022030501

  • Support end-to-end encryption in one-on-one calls.

  • Contact name along with phone number for saved contacts now show on calls made via PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).

  • Hold music during blind call transfers and consultative call transfers made via VOIP (voice over IP)

  • Customize app restart time from Settings.

March 3, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022022305

  • Resiliency added for location fetch mechanism on devices.

February 7, 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2022020202

  • Teams phones with touch screen now have instant push-to-talk communication via our new Walkie-Talkie feature.

    (Video) Teams Displays / What's New in Microsoft Teams

  • Teams phones with touch screen improvementsfor multiple incoming, held calls, and parked calls.

  • Teams conference phones in portrait mode updates for better meeting experience.

  • Performance enhancements addressing screen navigation and sidecar issues.

  • Bug fixes addressing Teams android devices showing as offline in Teams Admin Center.

  • Bug fix to address held calls when placingthehandset back in the cradle.

  • Known issues with ongoing calls when Walkie-Talkie calls interrupt.

December 16, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021121302

  • Additional improvements in dial pad experience for touch screen phones

  • Improvements in dial tone management

  • Improvements to audio routing when switching between handset and speaker

December 6, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021112302

November 22, 2021

Teamsapp version:1449/1.0.94.2021110101

  • Improvements indial-padand dial-toneexperiences for touch screen phones

November 3, 2021

Teamsapp version:1449/1.0.94.2021101205

  • Admins can provision devices from Teams Admin Center. Remotely sign inand now also sign out from devices

  • Branch office survivability for Teams phones allowing youto make PSTN calls even when the internet connection is down

  • Admins can now download all (Company portal, device management, and media) logs from Teams Admin Center

  • Bug fixes related to authentication

  • Bug fixes preventing devices from going offline in Teams Admin Center

June 10, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021052803

Performance updates for meeting experiences on low-end hardware

June 8, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021051303

  • Transfer a Teams call to another device without hanging up

  • Change yourbackground during a video call or meeting from a select set of pictures that are available in phones withvideo capability

  • Contacts whose numbers are saved in Outlook will be available in the People section of the Teams phones with read-only access. You'll still need to manually dial the number

  • Enforcement of authentication policies and tenant-based policies set by your admin. Login is blocked if the device doesn't meet the necessary policy requirements

  • During acall, select theactive call iconto show moreoptions. Additionally, when a contact has multiple numbers saved, you can choose the number you want to dialfrom the dropdown list

  • To facilitate quick responses for autoattendantscenarios, dial pad will be made available for early media scenarios

  • Extending the live captions feature to calls, Teams can now detect what's said in a call and present real-time captions in one-on-onecalls

  • Ongoing enhancements to improve your experience when using a delegate on touch screens

  • Bug fixes for LLDP for E911 and authentication

March 30, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021033002

Authentication library crash fix

March 26, 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2021022403

  • New and improved sign-in experience. Sign in from any browser or smartphone with a prominent device code. Orchoose to sign in from the device with yourusername and password

  • Sign-in support and authentication into specialized clouds now available. Choose the Settings gear on the sign-in page to see the options that are applicable to your account

  • IT admins can remotely provision and sign in to a Teams device that has previously not been provisioned

  • Call controls will always be visible during meetings. Youcan also switch between Gallery and Together mode and send reactions during meetings

  • Teams devices connected to the network via ethernet will dynamically update location information for emergency calling services based on changes to network attributes including chassis ID and port ID

  • On video phones,choose to change yourbackground during meetings andcalls from a select set of images

  • Calling enhancements thatimprove the usability oftouch screens

  • All phone numbers that are part of meeting invites, or from a person’scontact card,can be dialedby selectingthem on your screen

  • Directly transfer a callto someone’s work voicemail without needing to ring them

December 8, 2020

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2020111101

  • Video features including 3x3 layout support, gallery view and together mode, background blur and spotlight

  • Meeting features including request to speak and ability to view screen sharing on select models of audio phones

  • Proximity join on conference phones

  • Beta release for Sidecars on Audiocodes and Yealink phones

  • Meet now button on phones

  • Policy support for enabling/disabling home screen and syncingphone to computer

  • Support for M365 Government - GCC deployments

October 12, 2020

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.94.2020091801

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  • Better together feature with meeting support.

  • Bug fixrelated to authenticationafter signing in

  • Bug fix related to device automaticallysigning out after 90 days

August 31, 2020

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2020071702

  • Home screen now shows meeting reminders

  • Ability to customize default apps in the phone and the default view inCalls

  • Support for Teams button on specific phone models

  • Enable auto accept with video for pre-scheduled meeting requests

  • Sign-in enhancements withCompany Portal application

  • Bug fixes to the Teams application and the Device management admin agent application

If the phone is stuck on the "Verifying a few things" screen, try turning the phone off and on again

June 27, 2020

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2020051601

  • Contacts and contact groups management in People

  • Live captions for meetings

  • Raise virtual handin meetings

  • Transfer directly to speed dial

  • Connect to computer for simultaneous lock/unlock

  • Auto dismiss for call ended and rate my call screens

  • Network banner at top of screen to show network loss

  • Bug fixes to the Teams application and the Device management admin agent application

April 23, 2020

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2020031901

February 18, 2020

Teams app version:1449/1.0.94.2020020601

  • Support for dynamic emergency calling on phone lock screen

  • Hot desk feature bug fixes to address network outage scenarios

  • Sign in improvements

  • Device management bug fixes to address firmware version reporting

  • Bug fixes to the Teams application

September 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.96.2022090606

  • Teams crops videos to make them fit your screen better. (Microsoft Teams Rooms are excluded from this cropping by default to give you an uncropped view of meeting rooms.) Learn more at Adjust your view in a Teams meeting

  • Fit to frame automatically enabled for incoming videos from other Microsoft Teams Room devices.

  • Improvements and bugfixes for video-related issues

  • Support for Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro and Microsoft Teams Room Basic licenses

  • For known issues and troubleshooting, seeKnown issues in Teams Rooms and devices

Get more details about the latest update at Microsoft 365 blog

August 2022

App version - 1449/1.0.96.2022072103

In partnership with Cisco, you'll now be ableto join Cisco WebEx meetings through Microsoft Teams. After you enableDirect guest jointhough settings, schedule a new Cisco WebEx meeting or forward an existing meeting to the Teams Roomon Android. The meeting will appear on the calendar and will be available to join.

Note:Direct guest join Cisco WebEx will be initially available on Poly. Other manufacturers will receive it shortly after.

For IT admins who want to learn more aboutknown issues and troubleshootingTeams Rooms on Android, see Known issues in Teams Rooms and devices

May 2022

App version - 1449/1.0.96.2022051102

  • In partnership with Zoom, we are releasing an ability to join Zoom meetings through Microsoft Teams. After you enable Direct guest join though settings, schedule a new Zoom meeting or forward to an existing Zoom meeting to the Teams Roomon Android. The meeting will appear on the calendar and will be available to join.

Note:Direct guest join will be initially available on Logitech, Poly,and some Yealink devices. Other manufacturers will receive it shortly after.

  • To increase the flexibility of how you view people and content in a meeting, we are providing a way for participants to change the orientation of the videos when content is shared, or participants are spotlighted. If you see a strip of participantson the screen, you can change its location by selecting Layout.

For known issues and troubleshooting, readKnown issues in Teams Rooms and devices

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February 2022

App version - 1.0.96.2022011305

  • Meetings now display more attendee videos and provide additional flexibility of what is shown on the Teams Room front-of-room displays. Here are a few significant improvements:

    • Split gallery views in a dual screen meeting

    • Spotlight multiple attendees at once

    • Docked meeting controls

    • New reactions

  • You can view content in the room or share it into the meeting by plugging in an HDMI cable. Available for all certified devices with HDMI capability.

  • Presenters and organizers are able to control camera and microphone access forall attendees.

  • Five new wallpapers to choose from to customize your Teams Rooms on Android devices. These wallpapers will apply to the front-of-room displays in a single and dual screen configuration.

  • Webinar presenters can now join and participate from the Teams Room on Android devices.

  • To provide a more cohesive experience, all IT admin settings are combined into one group under device settings for easier room configuration.

    • These settings are available only on shared room accounts and require a password to access.

    • This functionality will be available on a select set of devices.

  • A warning message will appear on the front-of-room display when the room is over capacity.

    • This will initially be available only on these select devices: EPOS EXPAND Vision 3T, Yealink MeetingBar A20, Yealink MeetingBar A30.

  • When someone checks in on a Teams panel devices and the previous meeting is running over, a notification will appear on the front-of-room display to inform those in the room that their meeting is over, and that people are waiting for the room. (Must have a Teams panel device paired with the Teams Room device.

July 2021

App version: 1449/1.0.96.2021070803

  • Calling and meeting video optimizations

  • Connectivity improvements between touch console, meeting room bar, and mobile room remote

  • Access to the dial pad from a remote controller during calls and meetings

  • Ability to send feedback and report a problem from the touch console

June2021

App version - 1.0.96.2021051904

  • Simplified sign-in screen

  • IT Admins can do remote provisioning and sign-in of Teams Rooms from the Teams Admin Center

  • Use your phone or a secondary Teams devices as a remote for the Teams Room. Control mic, camera, volume, live captions, and layout settingsvia the secondary device

  • Select Teams Rooms devices now support projecting your screenvia HDMI cable

  • Live captions now available for one-on-one calls

  • Presenters and organizers can select to lock a meeting to prevent anyone else from joining the meeting. Go to More > Lock meeting

  • Hide meeting titles in thecalendar on certain Teams Rooms devices

  • IT admins can now enable auto-answer for Teams Rooms when someone starts an instant meeting via Meet now

  • 1080p resolution now supported in outgoing video on Logitech, Poly, and Yealink A-series devices

April 2021

App version - 1.0.96.2021032002

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  • Most Teams Rooms on Android devices are compatible with a touch console (e.g.Poly TC8). When paired with a Teams Rooms system, the console will let you see the room calendar, join meetings, and place calls directly from the console. During meetings or calls, you will be able to see current meeting participants, add new ones, switch content layouts, raise hands, and more

  • A full-day calendar view will show all scheduled meetings on the system and permit you to join meetings directly from the device.All existing calling and meeting functionality will move to the console and will be arranged along side the calendar

Note:If the touch console is connected, all actionable functionality will move to the console, but the calendar will remain visible on the connected display for quick reference.

December 2020

App version -1.0.94.2020102101

  • Dual screen support.Some select hardware (e.g., Poly Studio X50) that supports dual display configuration can now have a dual display experience with Teams. It is particularly useful in meetings, where meeting participants will be presented on one display and content on the other

  • Meeting gallery supports 9 participants.Now Teams Rooms on Android will show up to 9 participants on the meeting stage

  • New layouts.Together mode and Large gallery layouts are now available under the existing Layout button during meetings. These additional layouts are made to highlight video participants better

  • Spotlight.Teams Rooms on Android will present spotlighted participants as large tiles on the meeting stage similar to content. Only desktop Teams clients are capable of selecting spotlighted participants at this time

  • Request to speak.Muted participants can now request to be unmuted by raising their hand during meetings

  • Auto-answer.Teams Rooms on Android can answer calls or meeting invites automatically. This setting is available to shared configurations only and is located in Admin settings

December 2021

Teams app version:1449/1.0.95.2021111203

  • Teams displays now support portrait mode for all calling and meeting screens. Meeting layouts are now optimized for portrait videos of individual people. All incoming videos will always fit-to-frame when the device is used in portrait orientation.

  • Teams displays have now enabled live event attendee view to allow producer and presenter to join with a quick join link, so they have the same capability in displays as in the Teams mobile app. The attendee can access the live event with the event link provided in the calendar details.

  • Organizers, presenters, and attendees have the webinar invite on calendar, and can now join directly from the calendar event through the Joinbutton which will appear on theevent when it's about to start.

  • The following Teams displays settings are now moved under Teams Admin Settings while using a shared account:calling,sign out, and wallpaper

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  • Teams displays now have the ability use end-to-end encryption for calls (must be enabled by IT admin).

  • IT admins can remotely provision, sign in, and sign out of a Teams device that has previously not been provisioned.

June 2021

Teamsapp version: 1449/1.0.95.2021042103 

  • Contact phone numberscreated inOutlook will be available in the People section ofTeams displays with read-only access

  • During acall, select theactive call iconto show moreoptions. Additionally, when a contact has multiple numbers saved, you can choose the number you want to dialfrom the dropdown list

  • Choose a background for your video calls and meetings from a select set of images in Teams

  • Extending the live captions feature to calls, Teams can now detect what's said in a call and present real-time captions in one-on-onecalls

  • On Android devices, presenters can nowcontrol participants’ camera and mic. Participantsno longer need to use Raise handto request to be unmuted

  • New wallpaper images to choose from

  • Bug fixes related to authentication

March 2021

Teamsapp version: 1449/1.0.95.2021021104

  • Sign in from any browser or smartphone with a device code.Orchoose to sign in from the devicewitha username and password directly on the device

  • Call controls are now docked at the bottom of the screen.You can also switch betweengalleryand together mode views andsendreactions during meetings

  • Producer, presenter, and attendee can now join live events as attendees on Teams displays. Producer and presenter can join the live event through the Joinbutton in the calendar, and everyone else can join through the attendee link shared in a Teams channel, chat, or in the invite’s details tab

  • Choose to change your background during meetings or calls from a select set of images

  • All phone numbers that are a part of a meeting invite or a person’s contact card can be dialed directly by tapping on them

  • Directly transfer a call to someone’s work voicemail without needing to ring them

  • Zerocalendar events page will be displayed for days with no meetings

  • Dots on dates will be displayed for days that have meetings

  • Send reactions from the ambientscreen

  • Suggestedreplies to messages fromambientscreen

  • Call someone back from the ambient screen after you miss their call

  • Indicator of important and urgent messages onambientscreen

  • Notification badges on the home icon to indicate that there are new notifications coming in when in another app on the device

  • Sent messages will be displayed in your notifications

  • Set quiet hours for notifications

  • Ask Cortana and get answers to questions about topics such as current weather, calculations, currency conversions, language translations, and time conversions

  • Cortana voice support expanded to newEnglish locales:UnitedKingdom, Canada, India, and Australia.Use your voice to join meetings, make phone calls, send messages, and check yourschedule

September 2022

Teams app version - 1449/1.0.97.2022090608

  • Improvements and bugfixes

  • Support for Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro licenses

July 2022

Teams App version: 1449/1.0.97.2022739901

  • If youfinisha meeting early, you can check out of the meeting room. This makes it availableso others can reserve and use the space. Select Manage > Check out. Likewise, if you need a few more minutes, if the room is free after your scheduled meeting time, you can extend your reservation for up to 15 minutes. Select Manage > Extend room reservation.

    This feature is turned offby default and will require the admin to enable the setting in the Teams admin settings. The setting to control this feature in the Microsoft Teams Admin Center will be available at a later time.

  • A new Admin setting was added to disable room reservation from the panel. When the setting is enabled, a banner on the panel will notify people thatthe room can’t be reserved with the Teams panels device.

  • You can now tap and pull down on a meeting tile to manually refresh the Teams panel calendar.

April 2022

Teams App version: 1449/1.0.97.2022733702

  • New warning when room reaches max capacity. This requires pairing the panel to aTeams rooms device (currently supported on Teams Rooms on Android with app version 1449/1.0.96.2022011305 or later) that supports people counting. This can be enabled in admin settings. Learn more at Pair a Teams panel with a Microsoft Teams Room on Android

  • New calendar look to help you quickly see a room's availability.

  • View a list of equipment available on a panel. Admins must enable this setting in theDevice Teams Admin settings, then turn on the setting per device. Admins can use the following instructions to make sure that devices are properly to display available resources: Set-Place and Manage resource mailboxes in Exchange Online

February 2022

Teams app version: 1449/1.0.97.2022730007

  • To help ensure your meeting spaces are getting maximum use, we’re enabling a way to check into claim a room from a Teams panel. Users can check into the room by tapping the ‘check in’ button on the panel. If no one checks into the room, it will be released back to the room inventory for others to reserve and use.

  • When paired with a Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android, joining a meeting from the Teams Room will be considered as checking in and the room will not be released (will require Teams Room on Android app version 1449/1.0.96.2022011305 or above). Support with Teams Rooms on Windows will be available at a later time.

  • The room check-in notification provides the end user with the ability to check in to their meeting when the panel is paired with a Teams Rooms on Android. After the user checks in, when the scheduled meeting starts and the previous meeting is running over, a notification will appear on the Teams Room front-of-room display to inform the in-room participants their meeting is over and that people are waiting for that space. This feature will be initially available on Teams Rooms on Android (will require Teams app version 1449/1.0.96.2022011305 or above) and will be available on Teams Rooms on Windows at a later date.

  • Calendar layout update to combine consecutive available timeslots into one timeslot

  • The calendar layout has been updated to combine consecutive available timeslots from an hourly view into a single timeslot. For example, the 12-3PM timeslot is now combined into a single timeslot to improve readability.

  • Wallpaper refresh

  • The preset wallpapers have been refreshed in this app release to align with our Teams devices family.

August 2021

App version: 1449/1.0.97.2021070601

FAQs

What is new in MS Teams 2022? ›

August 2022

If you've joined a Teams meeting on multiple personal devices, you can now leave the meeting from all the devices you've connected to the meeting by selecting the down arrow next to Leave, then select Leave on all my devices.

How do you know New features released in MS teams what's new? ›

So let's get started the first new feature is a long time request. And that is collaborative

What features are missing in Microsoft Teams? ›

Microsoft Teams is everywhere in 2020.
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Five Feature Gaps in Microsoft Teams that Impact Data Security
  • “Archiving” a Teams Channel. ...
  • Convert a Public Channel into a Private Channel and Vice Versa. ...
  • Guest or Member Access to a Single Channel. ...
  • Not Everyone Wants a Posts Tab or a Wiki Tab. ...
  • Fully Featured Private Channels.
22 Sept 2020

What is the latest version of MS Teams? ›

Microsoft Teams Rooms application version 4.12 with these changes, will start to roll out in April 2022 and complete rollout in 2-3 weeks. The application updates are delivered through Windows store and the application is automatically installed. This is rolling out on Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows only.

Whats new in Teams july 2022? ›

Organizers are now able to modify the user experience or customize the safety and security settings for their Teams Meetings using the new “Meetings options” feature. By default, Teams Meetings supports up to nine videos in Gallery.

What is MS team update? ›

Updates app in Microsoft Teams
  • Details: Updates in Teams is an out-of-the-box app that enables you to create, submit, and review updates, check-ins, and reports in the flow of work. ...
  • Availability: Available now.
  • Related Links:
  • For the admins:
24 Jun 2022

What are the benefits of using Microsoft Teams? ›

But if you're not, here are 5 reasons why you should consider using Teams today.
  • It's more than just chat. You can use the chat window in Teams to have quick conversations with your colleagues. ...
  • Before, during and after in Meetings. ...
  • Fewer emails. ...
  • Improved collaboration and communication. ...
  • Stay connected, anytime, anywhere.

What is the best way to use MS Teams? ›

How to Get the Most of MS Teams
  1. Avoid duplicate team names. ...
  2. Set up naming conventions. ...
  3. Use chats for one-to-one messages and general channels for collaboration. ...
  4. Make important groups private to let the team focus on their work. ...
  5. Set up teams for each project. ...
  6. Familiarize your team with Folders and Files. ...
  7. Set up Notifications.

How can I make my Microsoft team better? ›

Top Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks
  1. Use Keyboard Shortcuts.
  2. Search Through Your Conversations.
  3. Search Using Shortcut Commands.
  4. Send and Filter Messages Using @mention.
  5. Avoid Being Disturbed.
  6. Make Your Chats Searchable.
  7. Get a Better Background.
  8. Use GIFs to Build Cultures.
11 Jul 2022

Is Microsoft Teams easy to use? ›

Setting up Teams is easy and done in a few clicks, requiring a Team name and a description; this then allows team members to be added. As mentioned above, a new Team will create a matching Office 365 Group, OneNote, SharePoint site and Plan—so this does need to be done with some caution.

Is Microsoft teams like zoom? ›

Microsoft Teams and Zoom share many of the same features. Both providers offer screen and app sharing, whiteboards, chat, voice calling, customized backgrounds, breakout rooms, meeting recordings and the ability to record sessions.

Is there a zoom feature in Teams? ›

Use your keyboard or mouse to make the Teams interface bigger or smaller, using the same familiar controls you might already be using with your browser.
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Zoom in and out of Teams.
ActionWindowsMac
Zoom inCtrl+= or Ctrl+(rotate mouse wheel up)Command+= or Command+(rotate mouse wheel up)
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How do you force quit a team? ›

Is Teams unresponsive? Windows 10 users can force Teams to quit by pressing the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys together on your keyboard.

Are there different versions of Microsoft Teams? ›

Plan. – Microsoft Teams is available in two different plans, the free plan and the paid version.

Is Microsoft Teams free or paid? ›

Is Microsoft Teams really free? Yes! The free version of Teams includes the following: Chat messages and search.

Can you join a Teams meeting without Teams? ›

You can join a Teams meeting anytime, from any device, whether or not you have a Teams account.

What Teams are coming to June 2022? ›

A new Teams button feature is available on all Teams certified devices with Teams button. Users can now invoke the Raise Hand feature during a meeting by pressing and holding the Teams button on their certified peripheral.

What features are new to Teams on the web? ›

The 10 best new Microsoft Teams meeting features
  • Breakout rooms. Breakout rooms are basically mini-meeting rooms that are associated with a larger meeting. ...
  • Improved whiteboard. ...
  • Live transcription. ...
  • Spotlighting people. ...
  • PowerPoint grid view and more. ...
  • Presenter mode. ...
  • Content from camera. ...
  • Call quality monitor.
14 Jan 2022

Can I log into Teams with 2 accounts? ›

Switching between Microsoft Teams accounts on mobile

Here he explains that Teams users on both Android and iOS now have the ability to add more than one account to the Teams mobile client.

What new Teams are coming to February 2022? ›

A new update with features including improved meeting experiences, content sharing, new reactions, and more is now available for Teams Rooms on Android. This update can be deployed via the Teams Admin Center and will be available to all Teams Rooms on Android devices. Find the full list of release notes.

What Teams are coming out in January 2022? ›

Custom background on web

Custom backgrounds are now available to web users. You can blur your background or select from Microsoft-provided backgrounds during your video meeting or call, making your meetings more fun and personal.

What Teams are coming out in April 2022? ›

Web and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) users are now able to change the Teams meeting layout to Together mode and Large Gallery. With Large Gallery, you have the ability to see up to 49 participants in a single screen, enhancing your overall virtual meeting experience.

Whats new in Teams march? ›

Teams now supports guest access between tenants inside the GCC-H Cloud. We have now expanded the ability to pin your own video on the meeting stage. This way, you can see your own video in the increased size on your screen. Inversely, you can hide your own video during a meeting on others' screens.

Are Microsoft Teams free? ›

Is Microsoft Teams really free? Yes! The free version of Teams includes the following: Chat messages and search.

How do you clear a team cache? ›

One way to empty the Teams cache is to go to the [user]\%appdata%\Microsoft\teams folder in Windows Explorer and delete the contents in eight of the subfolders. (You need to quit Teams before doing this.) These are the subfolders you need to empty: application cache.

Are there different versions of Teams? ›

Microsoft Teams is available in two different plans, the free plan and the paid version.

Who muted me on Teams? ›

How to Check Who Muted You on Microsoft Teams. Currently, there is no way to tell who muted you on Microsoft Teams. However, only presenters are allowed to mute other attendees. And oftentimes, the list of presenters is limited to only a few persons.

Can I see who removed me from a Teams meeting? ›

No, there is no log of who kicked someone out from a meeting or who muted someone. There is no log that presenters, administrators or even Microsoft support can see.

How many Teams can you have in Teams? ›

During these 30 days, a deleted channel continues to be counted towards the 200 channel or 30 private channel per team limit.
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Teams and channels.
FeatureMaximum limit
Number of members in an org-wide team10,000
Number of teams a global admin can create500,000
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3 Aug 2022

How do I keep my team status active? ›

Set a status duration
  1. Select your profile picture, select your current status, and then select Duration.
  2. Under Status, select the status you want to show going forward. Under Reset status after, select the amount of time you want that status to last. ...
  3. Select Done.

What is MS team update? ›

Updates app in Microsoft Teams
  • Details: Updates in Teams is an out-of-the-box app that enables you to create, submit, and review updates, check-ins, and reports in the flow of work. ...
  • Availability: Available now.
  • Related Links:
  • For the admins:
24 Jun 2022

How do you put a virtual background on a team phone? ›

Set a Microsoft Teams Background Image on Your Mobile Phone

What are the new Microsoft Teams for education? ›

Teams LTI apps will enable educators to sync their LMS course with Microsoft Teams, and enable them to access, schedule and manage Meetings within LMS app itself. Students will also be able to view all the scheduled meetings on their agenda view and join them from LMS app.

How do I get the new team Emojis? ›

Mobile users get the new Microsoft Teams 3D emojis once the app is updated. If you're on the browser or desktop client, however, you'll need to switch to “public preview” or “developer preview” to have the new Fluent design 3D Teams emojis; or any new Teams features for that matter.

Where is the Caffeine icon in Teams? ›

Now, all you have to do is open the Teams client and right-click on the Caffeine icon at the bottom right. Then, hover your mouse over 'Active for' and pick one of the presets between 15 minutes and 24 hours.

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