Microsoft also added some other features in Teams during September 2023, including new support for creating up to 1,000 standard or shared channels in new and existing teams, and more.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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Microsoft Mesh, which was first announced over two years ago as a way to chat with avatars in 3D digital settings, is finally launching as a public preview version in Microsoft Teams in October.
This week, the Microsoft 365 Roadmap added a number of upcoming features that will be added to Outlook and Teams, along with new List templates that will be added to Sharepoint in October.
Microsoft says that removal of support for the Cortana voice assistant in Microsoft Teams Rooms and Teams Display devices has already begun and will be completed "over the course of the coming weeks"
A few weeks ago, Microsoft said it would offer its Teams collaboration service as a stand-alone product in much of Europe, but the European Union reportedly still plans to file a formal complaint.
During a tech conference this week, Zoom's CEO Eric Yuan thinks that the US Federal Trade Commission should look into Microsoft's bundling of Teams with Microsoft 365, saying, "You've got to be fair."
This week's Microsoft Weekly brings you a fresh recap of new preview builds, a Windows 11 23H2 review, deprecated features and dying apps, surprise upgrades for File Explorer in Windows 10, and more.
Other updates for Microsoft Teams in August 2023 include a new chat hover menu design, Spatial audio support in Teams Rooms, and Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop, among many others.
The new feature for Google Chat users allow messages typed in Chat to be automatically sent to other chat services like Microsoft Teams and Slack. The feature is currently in beta form.
The new version of Microsoft Teams for Windows will support side-by-side windows so users can quickly switch from one chat group or tenant in a business to another group in the same organization.
The new Typeface Ai app will allow enterprise users of Microsoft Teams to collaborate on creating content with the assistance of generative AI via Azure Machine Learning and Azure OpenAI Service,
Microsoft has expanded the abilities of its Xbox Game Bar today with the new Teams Play Together feature. This new widget adds Teams' feature to Game Bar so gamers can video chat while gaming.
In this episode of Microsoft Weekly: Windows 10 gets a surprising new feature straight from Windows 11; Intel makes questionable changes in its drivers; new preview builds for Windows 11 and more.
The new version of Microsoft Teams, which is already available in a public preview, may be generally available sometime in October, according to the current update on the Microsoft 365 roadmap.
The Shifts app in Microsoft Teams now allows businesses to just select specific team members to get notification alerts for any assigned or open shifts, along with better details and more.
The latest Microsoft Weekly issue is here. Learn about Edge taking screenshots of websites you visit, new features for Windows 11, gaming news, and several look-back articles remembering old products.
The new spatial audio support for Microsoft Teams, which was first revealed in March, is currently available for stereo-supported laptops and desktops and also for wired headphones.
According to a report, a German video conferencing software company has lodged an official complaint with the European Union over Microsoft using its position to bundle Teams with Office apps.
The well-known cosmetics company Maybelline New York is allowing Microsoft Teams enterprise users access to 12 makeup looks that can be applied virtually on a person's face during a video call.
The new Copilot feature in Microsoft Teams will allow users to get summaries of Teams phone calls, along with analysting the main points of Team chat discussions, and more. It's in early access now.
The new Teams feature will now allow users to connect a second video camera to their PC and stream content from that camera in addition to their primary personal camera video stream.
The Microsoft Classwork app is designed to help teachers create class assignments for students, with features like links to OneNote pages, websites, and Teams channels. Even more features are planned.
Microsoft 365 Insiders can try out new Teams Phone features that will allow users named as delegates to switch between different phone lines, view histories for calls made or received, and more.
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A member of the US Navy's Red Team security group created a tool, TeamsPhisher, that could be used to send malicious attachments to a Microsoft Teams group using known flaws in the software.
The new meeting features in OneNote will be added later this fall for better organization of notes generated in meetings. Also, Microsoft Teams for Enterprise has added a Notes tab powered by OneNote.
Microsoft has confirmed that it resolved another major outage that had impacted Microsoft Teams users worldwide and prevented them from logging into both the Teams desktop and web apps.
New profanity filters and a new way to customize the presentation of captions in Microsoft Teams meetings are now generally available for all users of Microsoft's online meetings service.
The new feature in Microsoft Teams will let meetings users pick from a variety of backgrounds with dynamic animations. However, the feature won't work with PCs with less than 8GB of RAM.
The latest enhancements for the platform aims to provide users ways to continue their work across multiple services, while having minimal disruptions in between the process of doing so.
Microsoft has revealed that the disruption to its services in the beginning of June was caused by a sophisticated DDoS cyberattack that overloaded the systems and caused a global blackout.
Microsoft's attempt to give Windows 11 users an iMessage-like experience by bundling the OS with a built-in Chat app is about to end as the latest Dev build removes the application from the taskbar.
The intelligent meeting recap feature in Microsoft Teams Premium will use AI to automatically create an overview of an online meeting so people who miss it will get all the info they need.
The new feature will allow users to change the font color and size of captions in Microsoft Teams Meetings, along with other options like increasing the number of lines that are shown on the screen.
It is time to recap everything that happened in the world of Microsoft during the week of April 30, 2023. Windows concept, new Microsoft Edge controversies, app and build updates, and more.
The collection of new Microsoft Teams virtual backgrounds is the biggest update for this feature since it was added in 2020, and they are separated into six different categories for users.
Microsoft is gradually starting to roll out a new way Microsoft 365 Outloook and Teams hyperlinks will open. Announced back in February, these links will default to Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft has released its monthly round-up of all the features and improvements it added to Teams this April. Some of these include ultrasound howling detection and green screens in Meetings.
The new Payments app will allow small businesses to collect money from an online Microsoft Teams meeting on the desktop or mobile platforms, including support for PayPal, Stripe, and more providers.
Welcome back to another edition of Microsoft Weekly where we recap all the important events that happened in the Redmond technology giant's universe in the past few days. Dive right in!