Check Out The 4 Latest Features Of Microsoft Teams

Check Out The 4 Latest Features Of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has introduced a set of exciting features, from animated backgrounds to streamlined chat improvements and seamless task syncing, that promise to redefine the way users collaborate and communicate.  

Here are the four latest chat and collaboration enhancements in Teams: 

1. Animated Backgrounds 

The dynamic background feature in Teams Meetings allows you to replace their existing background with a dynamic animation for a more immersive virtual environment. Before a meeting starts, on the pre-join screen, select Effects and Avatars > Video effects and select a new animated background, identified by the small video icon in the bottom-left corner of the preview picture. 

2. Updates to the chat message hover menu 

Replying to a specific message in a chat thread or editing a message you’ve sent is now easier with an intuitive hover menu design. Alongside emojis and reactions, the hover menu now includes the reply button icon, making it easy to quickly reply to a received message. If you need to make an edit to a sent message, simply click on the edit icon button that shows up in the hover menu on sent messages. 

3. Compact chat enhancements

Quickly scanning key information from your chats can improve your day’s productivity. To get the most of your conversations, you can now switch into compact mode which customizes the chat panewith time stamps, extra line breaks between each message and indicators informing who sent the message. 

4. Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop 

Task syncing in Microsoft Loop helps users stay organized by keeping track of important actions. Simply edit a task list component in Outlook or Teams and changes will appear across apps, helping you stay on top of your tasks no matter which app you're in. 

Related Stories

No stories found.