Release notes for Microsoft Teams admin features

These release notes provide information about new admin features for Microsoft Teams.

June 30, 2021

  • Teams Meetings Auto Recording: This feature allows users to auto record meetings by choosing auto record option in meetings options.

June 29, 2021

  • Approvals in GCC: Approvals app is now usable in GCC environments.

June 28, 2021

  • End-to-end encryption for Teams calling: End-to-end encryption is the encryption of information at its origin and decryption at its intended destination without the ability for intermediate nodes to decrypt. E2EE would be an optional mode of real-time media collaboration where one-to-one Teams calls between two parties would be end-to-end encrypted.

June 25, 2021

  • Paging on Video Gallery: When you choose Large Gallery, and there are more than 49 videos or in Gallery with more than nine videos, navigation controls < and > now appear below the Large Gallery and Video Gallery. You can use these controls to view more video participants.

June 19, 2021

  • Meeting reminder notification: Meeting reminder notification x mins before meeting start, so you never miss your next meeting. Default value for reminder will be 15 mins before meeting (but you can customize it from notification settings). You can directly Join the meeting or chat with participants from the reminder

June 7, 2021

  • Meeting ID: User can join a meeting by entering a numerical ID.

June 4, 2021

  • Announcing attendance data dashboard views: You don't need to manually download reports. Teams now allows you to view all aggregated data in a one-click dashboard view.
  • Apps in Meeting Chats with External Users: We will now support apps added by native users (hosts) in meeting chats with external users (users from other domains).

May 31 2021

  • Meeting reminders: Meeting reminder notification x mins before meeting start, so you never miss your next meeting. Default value for reminder will be 15 mins before meeting (but you can customize it from notification settings). You can directly Join the meeting or chat with participants from the reminder.
  • Missed Activity Email in DOD: Missed activity email enables the user to stay on top of Microsoft teams. A missed activity email is generated in case a user is away from Microsoft teams and has not reviewed their notifications. A user can choose to receive Missed activity emails by going to Settings -> Notifications -> Choosing the frequency.

May 26, 2021

  • Control Optional Connected Experiences in Microsoft Teams: With this release, users will be able to manually disable from from connecting with optional external services like URL Preview and Giphys, if their admins allow so. Learn more.

May 21, 2021

  • Release notes widget: We have added a new dashboard widget that contains all of the links/URLs to preview and GA release notes.

May 19, 2021

  • Update to Network planner tool for bandwidth estimation: Network planner tool will be updated to reflect the latest bandwidth requirements of Teams client. This will help IT administrators better estimate and plan their office bandwidth needs.
  • Teams webinar capabilities general availability: Schedule and deliver 1,000 person webinars with the same Teams app you use for meetings! Webinar capabilities support registration page creation, email confirmation for registrants, host management for attendee video and audio, attendee reporting, plus interactive features like polls, chat and reactions.

May 18, 2021

  • Approvals App - eSignature Integration with 3rd party providers: There may be times when you need something approved and recorded with more formal attestation, and adding signatures to the approval process is necessary. We’re working closely with key partners to allow you to create an electronic signature approval using Adobe Sign, DocuSign, and other 3rd party providers natively within the Approval app. Simply choose your electronic signature provider and add the details. Once submitted, signers are notified with an email and can easily review and sign. Approvals will keep track of the entire workflow right in context within Teams.
  • Chat with External Users in Group Chats: With this feature users can create group chats that include people external to their organization using Teams (requires all users to have external access capabilities enabled).

May 17, 2021

  • Approvals Templates: User can simply choose a template provided by their tenant admins or a Team Owner when creating a new approval request.
  • Create Teams with Team Templates: With Templates in Teams, users can choose from a variety of customizable templates when creating a new team, helping them get started quickly. IT Admins can also create custom templates for their organization, allowing them to standardize team structures, preinstall relevant apps, and scale best practices. IT Admins can choose which team templates to show to end users in Teams Admin Center, and also preconfigure website tabs by adding URLs to a website tab in a team template. Learn more.

May 7, 2021

  • Customize apps in Microsoft Teams: The app customization feature allows developers to specify certain properties of their Teams apps to be customizable and allows IT admins to re-brand any of those properties in Teams admin center. As an example, IT admins can customize the name, description and icons of Now Virtual Agent app from ServiceNow to meet their organization's unique needs.Learn more.

May 3, 2021

  • Supervised chat: Use Teams administrative policy to ensure students are supervised by an educator during private 1:1 or group chats. With Supervised Chat, students will not be allowed to engage in chats without a supervising educator present.Learn more.

April 30, 2021

  • Call queue feature for Teams on VDI: Call queue feature for Teams on VDI. Call queues provide a method of routing callers to people in your organization who can help with a particular issue or question. Calls are distributed one at a time to the people in the queue (who are known as agents).

April 29, 2021

  • Offline access for files: Users can now access previously opened files even when there is no internet connectivity.
  • Auto Answer for Meet Now: Allow a device to auto answer when it is added to an ad hoc meeting.

April 26, 2021

  • Custom Backgrounds: Microsoft provided and user uploaded custom backgrounds are now available on iOS. Learn more.
  • **Anonymous users can present:**When hosting a Teams live event, we added the ability for an anonymous users to join a Live Event and so that they can also present during the event. Learn more.

April 16, 2021

  • Custom (LOB) tabs are available for DoD customers: Now DoD customers can upload and deploy their own custom (LOB) Teams apps.

April 15, 2021

  • Policy package assignment to groups in PowerShell: Streamline assignment of policy package with group assignment in PowerShell. Group assignment empowers admins to assign a policy package to a group instead of individual users.
  • Out of Office: Set up a message to let others know you're not working or on vacation so you're not available to reply when they send a chat message. Your out of office status will also sync with Automatic Replies that are found in your Outlook calendar.

April 12, 2021

  • New bypass lobby option : Meeting policies have a setting for letting users bypass the meeting lobby. We added an option for People in the organization but exclude guest users. Learn more.
  • Enable Manage apps page in the Microsoft Teams admin center for GCCH and DOD customers: As an admin, the Manage apps page in the Microsoft Teams admin center is where you view and manage all Teams apps for your organization. Here, you can see the org-level status and properties of apps, approve or upload new custom apps to your organization's app store, block or allow apps at the org level, add apps to teams, purchase services for third-party apps, view permissions requested by apps, grant admin consent to apps, and manage org-wide app settings.Learn more.

April 5, 2021

  • Custom policy packages: Manage and streamline your policy assignment with custom policy packages. This feature empowers admins to configure their own set of policy packages tailored to users in their organization.

April 2, 2021

Add video filter mode: Add the background video filter mode to the Teams Admin Center. So the admin can change the mode from Teams Admin Center and PowerShell on both sides. Learn more.

March 31, 2021

  • Share to Teams from Outlook: Share to Teams from Outlook allows you to send a copy of email messages or conversations, including attachments, into Teams chats and channels. Find the Share to Teams option in the Outlook ribbon or the action menu for an email. Share to Teams supports Outlook on the web, Outlook for Windows, and the new Outlook for Mac Preview. Learn more.

March 30, 2021

  • Customize apps in Teams (preview): Microsoft Teams provides app customization to enhance the Teams experience. The admin can customize or rebrand the app properties based on the organizational needs using the Teams admin center Manage apps page. Learn more.

March 29, 2021

  • Remote provisioning and sign-in for Teams Android devices: IT admins can remotely provision and sign in to a Teams Android device. To provision a device remotely, the admin needs to upload the MAC IDs of the devices being provisioned and create a verification code. The entire process can be completed remotely from the Teams admin center. Learn more.

March 24, 2021

  • Enable live transcripts in Teams: This is a per-user policy and applies during a meeting. This setting gives the control to a user to turn on or turn off live captions during the meeting that they are attending. Learn more.

March 23, 2021

  • Supervised chats: Supervised chats allow designated educators to initiate chats with students and blocks students from starting new chats unless an appropriate educator is present. When chat supervision is enabled, supervisors aren't allowed to leave chats and other participants aren't allowed to remove them, ensuring that chats involving students are properly supervised. Learn more.

  • Masking phone numbers: We released a new admin setting for masking phone numbers for dial-in participants when they join a meeting. Admins can choose to mask phone numbers from everyone in the meeting (except the organizer), from external people only or have masking disabled. If the admins choose to have this setting disabled, the phone numbers will be displayed fully in the meeting. Learn more.

  • Create a phone system auto attendant: Auto attendants let people call your organization and navigate a menu system to speak to the right department, call queue, person, or an operator. You can create auto attendants for your organization with the Microsoft Teams admin center, or with PowerShell. Learn more.

March 1, 2021

  • Additional GoLocal support in Teams live events: Support for South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Brazil has been added to Live events. Learn more.

February 22, 2021

  • Custom (LOB) tabs are available for DoD customers: Now DoD customers can upload and deploy their own custom (LOB) Teams apps.

February 18, 2021

  • Meeting reactions policy: Meeting reactions are Off by default. Turning off reactions for a user doesn't mean that a user can't use reactions in meetings they schedule. The meeting organizer can still turn on reactions from the meeting option page, regardless of the default setting. Learn more.

February 11, 2021

  • View-only meeting experience: Microsoft Teams allows up to 10,000 attendees to join a Teams meeting. After the capacity of the main meeting has been reached, additional attendees will join with a view-only experience. Learn more.

January 27, 2021

  • Virtual visits with Teams - Integration into EHR: We've updated the interface for Microsoft Teams Electronic Health Record (EHR) Connector, and connector that makes it easy for clinicians to launch a virtual patient visit or consultation with another provider in Teams directly from the EHR system. Learn more.

January 22, 2021

  • Firstline Workers are now called Frontline Workers: We've changed the title of Firstline Workers to Frontline Workers.

January 21, 2021

  • Offline documentation: Teams keeps running even when you're offline or running in low bandwidth conditions. Teams saves all your unsent messages for existing chats (for up to 24 hours) and sends them as soon as you're back online. Learn more.

January 19, 2021

  • Teams Approvals app availability: The Approvals app is available as a personal app for all Microsoft Teams users. The Approvals app provides a simple way to bring auditing, compliance, accountability, and workflows to both structured and unstructured Approvals in Teams. Learn more.

January 15, 2021

  • Set up Microsoft Teams meeting add-on for Google Workspace: The Microsoft Teams meeting add-on for Google Workspace must be enabled by a Teams admin before tenant users can access the app. Learn more.

January 4, 2021

  • Calendar sharing: We added the ability to add a channel to a calendar tab.

December 21, 2020

  • Supported rate centers and coverage for Calling Plans: A rate center is the industry term for a geographical area that traditionally defines boundaries for local calling, billing rates, and phone number assignment for the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Learn more.

December 18, 2020

  • Updated meeting settings policies for Breakout rooms: Breakout Rooms in Teams are used to split meetings into separate, smaller meeting rooms. This setting controls whether meeting organizers have the option to create and manage Breakout Rooms in meetings they schedule or start. This policy setting affects all meetings, including Meet Now meetings. Learn more.

December 9, 2020

  • Advisor for Teams with Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways: Microsoft 365 learning pathways is an on-demand learning solution that you can customize to train your users, and increase usage and adoption of Teams in your organization. Use learning pathways together with Advisor for Teams to get your users up and running quickly and drive adoption. Learning pathways gives you a SharePoint Online site template and the ability to easily build a learning site for your users. You can customize the learning pathways training portal to include training and support content specific to your users' needs. Use the Teams playlists from the Microsoft online catalog and add your own. Learn more.

October 28, 2020

  • Get started with Teams in healthcare: Microsoft Teams offers a number of features useful for hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including:

    • Virtual visits and Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) integration
    • Teams policy packages
    • Secure messaging
    • Teams templates
    • Care coordination and collaboration

This functionality is part of the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare. Learn more.

October 27, 2020

  • Teams displays: Microsoft Teams displays are a category of all-in-one dedicated Teams devices that feature an ambient touchscreen and a hands-free experience powered by Cortana. Learn more.

October 22, 2020

  • Manage Skype for Business settings for your users: You can manage Skype for Business settings for Skype for Business users in your organization in the Microsoft Teams admin center. Go to the Skype for Business tab on the user details page. From here, you can manage external access and meeting settings for individual users. Learn more.

  • Manage Skype for Business settings for your organization: You can manage Skype for Business features for Skype for Business users in your organization in the Microsoft Teams admin center. Go to Org-wide settings > Skype for Business. From here, you can manage Skype Meeting Broadcast, presence, and mobile notifications. Learn more.

October 16, 2020

  • Manage shift-based access for Frontline Workers: As an admin, you can configure Teams to show a set of shift-based presence states for the Frontline Workers in your organization to indicate when they are on and off shift. With shift-based access, you can manage access to Teams when Frontline Workers are off shift. For example, you can set Teams to display a message that Frontline Workers must acknowledge before they can use Teams when they're not on a scheduled shift. Learn more.

October 15, 2020

  • Custom policy packages: This feature is in private preview Custom policy packages let you bundle your own set of policies for users with similar roles in you organization. Create your own policy packages by adding the policy types and policies that you need. Learn more.

  • Add an app to a team in the Microsoft Teams admin center: On the Manage apps page of the Microsoft Teams admin center, you can use the Add to team button to install an app to a team. Learn more.

October 1, 2020

  • Use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint for meeting recordings: Microsoft Teams has a new method for saving meeting recordings. As the first phase of a transition from classic Microsoft Stream to the new Stream, this method stores recordings on Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint in Microsoft 365 and offers many benefits. Learn more.

  • Free audio conferencing for small to medium businesses: If you're a small or medium-sized business with up to 300 users and you currently don’t have any Audio Conferencing licenses, you can get Audio Conferencing free for one year. This free offer is available starting October 1, 2020. Learn more.

  • View app permissions and grant admin consent in the Microsoft Teams admin center: Now in Teams admin center global admins will be able to review and grant consent to Graph API permissions registered in Azure Active Directory, on behalf of the entire tenant for the permissions an app is requesting such as reading information stored in a team or sending an email on behalf of users. Now IT admins will be able to review resource-specific consent (RSC) permissions for the apps within Teams admin center. With that admins will be able to unblock their users for the third-party apps they have already reviewed and approved to use in their organization. Learn more.

  • Calling Plans support for Austria, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland: We've recently added calling plan support for Austria, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland. Learn more.

September 29, 2020

  • Meeting policy settings: Adding two policy settings for IP audio and IP video in Teams meetings policies: Mode for IP audio and Mode for IP video. You can now set incoming and outgoing IP audio and IP video in Teams meeting policies. Learn more.

September 27, 2020

  • Simplified notification setting: Users can now manage their notifications settings in a more simplified manner with enhanced functionalities.

September 24, 2020

  • Teams integration with Android contacts: Call using Teams directly through your Android Phonebook.

September 21, 2020

  • Manage Microsoft Power Platform apps in the Microsoft Teams admin center: As an admin, you can control whether users can see and install Microsoft Power Platform apps in Built by your colleagues on the Apps page in Teams. You can collectively block or allow all apps created in Power Apps or all apps created in Power Virtual Agents at the org level on the Manage apps page or for specific users using app permission policies. Learn more.

September 19, 2020

  • Sharing files in Microsoft Teams: In Microsoft Teams, users can share content with other Teams users within and outside their organization. Sharing in Teams is based on the settings configured in SharePoint and OneDrive, so whatever you set up for SharePoint and OneDrive will control sharing in Teams as well. Learn more.

September 16, 2020

  • New third-party video provider Riverbed: Use Teams live events settings to configure settings for live events that are held in your organization. You can set up a support URL and configure a third-party video distribution provider. These settings apply to all live events that are created in your organization. Riverbed is a new third-party provider. Learn more.

September 15, 2020

  • Skype for Business Online Connector integrated to Teams PowerShell module: The latest Teams PowerShell public release is integrated with Skype for Business Online Connector, providing a single module for Teams PowerShell management. Learn more.

September 8, 2020

  • Porting PIN: We added the ability to set up and manage a PIN used for porting or transferring phone numbers. You will provide this PIN to the PSTN service desk when you want to port numbers out to a service provider from Microsoft. Learn more.

September 3, 2020

  • Custom apps store in Microsoft Teams: Now you can customize the Teams Apps store with your organizational branding by adding your logo, custom backgrounds, and custom text colors to make it more inviting to end users. Learn more.

September 1, 2020

  • On-demand translation in Android: Inline message translation is a Microsoft Teams feature that lets users translate Teams messages into the language specified by their personal language settings. The translation setting is On by default. Learn more.

August 17, 2020

  • Group chat size increase: We added the ability to now have 250 participants in a group chat. Learn more.

  • Manage the Praise app: The Praise app in Microsoft Teams helps users show appreciation to members of their organization or classroom. The Praise app has a selection of badge sets to choose from and provides the option to create your own badges. Praise is designed to help recognize the effort that goes into the wide range of work that Teams users do, from educators to Frontline Workers. Learn more.

  • Set up Coordinated Meetings with Microsoft Teams Rooms and Surface Hub: If you have one or more Microsoft Teams Rooms devices or Surface Hubs in a meeting room, you can set up Coordinated Meetings. Coordinated Meetings lets you set up your Teams Rooms devices and Surface Hubs so that when you join a meeting on one device, the other devices in the room are also joined to the same meeting. Learn more.

  • Tagging by shift: With this feature, people are automatically assigned tags that match their schedule and shift group name in the Shifts app in Teams. Learn more.

August 14, 2020

  • Cortana voice skills in Teams: Cortana voice skills in Teams mobile app help users perform meeting, communication, and collaboration tasks simply using spoken natural language. Users can speak to Cortana by clicking on the microphone button in Teams app and make requests like “Call Megan” or “Send a message to my next meeting” if they need to connect with someone while juggling household chores or walking the dog or generally on the go. Users can join meetings simply by saying “Join my next meeting” or check their calendar by asking “what do I have this morning”. Once in a meeting or a call, they can invoke Cortana from the overflow menu in the meeting stage and perform typical in-meeting tasks like adding people by name or number (“Add Megan to the call”), deck presentation (“present the quarterly review deck”) or navigating slides (“Go to the appendix slide”). Other things that the feature supports are finding and sharing files, search, and navigating within the Teams app (“Open my chat with John, Go to my unread activity, Go to my mentions etc.). Cortana in Teams meets the same enterprise-level privacy, security, and compliance promises for Cortana enterprise services, as reflected in the Online Services Terms (OST). Learn more.

  • Teams Devices Administrator: Users with this role can manage Teams certified devices from the Teams admin center. They can check details of each device including the account that is signed in, and the make and model of the device. They can change the settings on the device, update the software, and restart devices remotely. Learn more.

August 12, 2020

  • Lists app in Teams: Teams users can now directly manage, create, and maintain their lists using the Lists app tab. The Lists app works on all Teams clients and enables collaboration and communication around list items. Learn more.

August 6, 2020

  • Approve custom apps: Approve custom apps submitted through the Teams App Submission API. Learn more.

August 3, 2020

  • Purchase services for Teams third-party apps in the Microsoft Teams admin center: Teams apps are free to install and some may require purchasing service subscriptions to experience the app's full functionality and scope. These service subscriptions are called Software as a Service (SaaS) offers, which are available for purchase through AppSource and now through the Microsoft Teams admin center. Learn more.

  • Publish a custom app submitted through the Teams App Submission API: Developers can use the Teams App Submission API to submit custom apps directly to the Microsoft Teams admin center for admins to review and approve. Learn more.

July 29, 2020

  • Enhanced Manageability using Device Tagging functionality: As part of enhanced manageability, we are releasing Device Tagging functionality. It will enable IT admins to group-specific set of devices with user-generated Tags and perform actions on the same. Learn more.

  • View-only in meetings: View-only allows for up to 20,000 listen-only participants to join a meeting in which the organizer has a license for the Advanced Communications add-on SKU.1 This is a preview or early release feature. Learn more.

July 28, 2020

  • Create your own Teams template: You can now use templates from the Admin console to create your own Teams template or create a Teams template from existing templates. Learn more.

July 20, 2020

  • Admins can control outgoing webhooks at the user level: Admins can control outgoing webhooks at the user level by allowing or blocking the Outgoing Webhooks app in app permission policies. Learn more.

July 17, 2020

  • NDI-out for Teams meetings: We added the ability to enable NDI-Out to a Teams meeting. NDI-Out allows for the audio and video of a meeting to be utilized by video production tools. Learn more.

July 15, 2020

  • Enable suggested replies: Turn this setting on to enable suggested replies for chat messages. Learn more.

July 9, 2020

  • Voicemail support in call queues: We added support for call queues to use a shared voicemail box. Learn more.

July 8, 2020

  • Policy packaging batch assignment: We made it possible to use PowerShell to batch assign a Policy Package for user and groups. Learn more.

July 7, 2020

  • Sensitivity labels for Teams: Sensitivity labels allow Teams admins to regulate access to sensitive organizational content created during collaboration within teams. Learn more.

July 2, 2020

  • Suggested replies: We added the ability for Teams users to have a suggested reply to their conversations. These suggestions will appear at the bottom of a chat message if they are enabled. They make replying to messages quick and easy! Learn more.

  • Transferring incoming calls: We added the ability for auto attendants and call queue incoming calls to be transferred to an external PSTN phone number. Learn more.

June 30, 2020

  • Install apps on behalf of others: You choose which apps are installed by default for users when they start Teams. Learn more.

  • Screen sharing on behalf of others: Many IT Admins have complained that they can't have their employees screen share from chat when they disable the AllowPrivateCalling policy. This feature work has decoupled the ability to start a screens hare from chat from the AllowPrivateCalling policy, but it still blocks users from adding audio/video to the screen share session if their AllowPrivateCalling policy is disabled.

June 29, 2020

  • Walkie Talkie app in Microsoft Teams: Instant voice communication using push-to-talk. Learn more.

June 25, 2020

  • Teams filter option: We added a new filter option in the command bar so you can set specific parameters when searching for specific teams.

  • Users widgets: We added a new User summary widget that's available when you're adding teams and channels.

June 21, 2020

  • Sign in restrictions for Android and iOS users: If user isn't signed in to their Microsoft 365 account anywhere else, they'll be asked to provide single-factor or multi-factor authentication (SFA or MFA), depending on what your organization has configured for mobile sign-in policies. Learn more.

June 15, 2020

  • Monitor shifts with audit logs: You can search the audit log to view Shifts activity in your organization. Learn more.

June 11, 2020

  • Call queues - Presence-based routing: When turned off, calls will be routed to agents who have opted in to receive calls, regardless of their presence state. When turned on, opted-in agents will receive calls only when their presence state is Available. Learn more.

June 10, 2020

  • Call queues - Longest-idle routing: When you choose this, incoming calls will be routed to call agents who haven't answered an incoming call for the longest period of time. Learn more.

June 1, 2020

  • Raise hand in meetings: Users can now raise a virtual hand in a meeting! Other participants will see your raised hand next to your name in the meeting stage and next to your name in the roster. Learn more.

May 15, 2020

  • Add more people to a chat: We made it possible to now add up to 350 people to a single chat thread.

May 5, 2020

  • Easily access meeting options from within a Teams meeting in progress: We're making it easier for meeting organizers to quickly and easily change their presenter and lobby settings once a Teams meeting starts by providing an easy to access link directly in the participants pane. This new functionality will be present for both scheduled and “Meet now” meetings.

  • Download a participant report in a Teams meeting: Meeting organizers, especially teachers, often need to know who joined their Teams meetings. Soon you will be able to download a participant report, found in the roster view that includes join and leave times for participants. Available in the roster view, meeting organizers can download the report that includes those users who joined while the organizer was present. This feature is only available within the meeting while the meeting is active. Available on desktop (Windows and Mac) and the web. Learn more.

April 26, 2020

  • Include system audio in live events: Presenters and producers in live events can now include system audio when sharing a desktop or window screen during the live event. This will allow your users to hear any audio part of the content you are sharing.

April 24, 2020

  • Team and channel analytics: In addition to team analytics, now you can also view channel level metrics and insights. We've also enhanced the time period to 90 days so you can analyze data for longer periods. Apart from that, this release also includes new metrics and charts around the count of posts, replies, and meetings for a team or channel. Learn more.

April 20, 2020

  • Enable organizers to change lobby settings for dial-in participants: This setting controls whether people who dial in by phone join the meeting directly or wait in the lobby regardless of the Automatically admit people setting.

April 8, 2020

  • Customize meeting video backgrounds: When you are meeting with video, you now have the choice of different static background images to use. This will let you show this image and not the actual background of where you are sitting. Learn more.

April 1, 2020

  • Teams for RealWear: Microsoft Teams client for RealWear enables Frontline Workers using RealWear's ruggedized head-mounted wearables to operate Teams 100 percent hands-free and seek remote assistance from experts using Teams video calling. Learn more.

March 31, 2020

  • Tag, you're it: Create tags and assign people to them so you can @mention a group, role, department, etc. Team owners, try it out for yourselves. Go to a team, select More options > Manage tags. Learn more.

March 30, 2020

  • Policy-based recording for Teams calls and meetings: This feature enables automatic policy-based recordings of Teams calls and meetings via Microsoft-certified software vendors.

March 25, 2020

  • Manage your Collaboration Bar devices in Microsoft Teams: As an admin, you want to manage all your Collaboration Bar devices from Microsoft Teams admin center. You can view inventory of devices, take specific actions on the devices and give commands remotely to all the devices.