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The Walkie Talkie feature is now available to all Microsoft Teams users

A while ago, Microsoft announced it would be bringing more additions to its Teams app -- including a Walkie Talkie feature. The wait is finally over for everyone, as the company has updated its mobile apps to enable it for all Teams users. As the name of the feature suggests, it functions by pressing and holding...

Microsoft is rolling out a fix for Teams so Android phones can make 911 calls again

We recently learned about a bug in Microsoft Teams that was preventing users from making emergency calls on Android. The bug essentially registered too many PhoneAccounts instances which, in turn, triggered an Android bug that blocked emergency calls. Thankfully, Microsoft has addressed the bug in the latest Teams update, allowing users to seamlessly make 911...

Microsoft launches Teams Essentials, a version of Teams for small businesses [Update]

Microsoft today announced the launch of Microsoft Teams Essentials, a new standalone offering based on Teams designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Like many of Microsoft's products and efforts lately, this service came as a result of the changes that happened in the world in the past year and a half. Microsoft Teams Essentials...

Microsoft Teams gets improved meeting captions and camera content in November

We're nearing the end of yet another month, and that means it's time for Microsoft to highlight what's new in its Teams communication service for the month of November. This month, the biggest improvements have to do with real-time captions in meetings and a new to share content from the camera. As per usual, though,...

Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative features at Ignite 2021

Microsoft's second Ignite event of the year - and the biggest one - kicks off today, and tons of new features have been announced for Microsoft Teams. The biggest of these is undoubtedly Mesh for Teams, which brings immersive virtual spaces to the platform. We covered Mesh for Teams in a separate article, but Teams...

Microsoft Mesh is bringing the metaverse to Teams

Microsoft's Ignite conference for business partners kicks off today, and with it come tons of announcements across the company's portfolio. One of the big announcements is that Microsoft Mesh, the company's mixed reality platform, is coming to Microsoft Teams to enhance the remote collaboration experience. This will allow coworkers to meet and interact with each other...

Microsoft Teams revamps Whiteboard, improves Live Transcript, and much more

Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular communication tools right now for businesses and other organizations, especially throughout the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The sudden increase in interest has led Microsoft to speed up the development cycle for Teams, to the point where dozens of new features in a single month isn't out of the...

Microsoft shares how it’s improving meeting quality in Teams

Microsoft is taking steps to improve the call and meeting quality in Teams meetings through AI and other enhancements that help users stay in the flow of a meeting with fewer distractions. Hybrid work has been a big deal for Microsoft in the past year and a half, but we usually hear about new Teams...

Microsoft rounds up the new Microsoft 365 features in September

Microsoft has published an overview of all the new features added to Microsoft 365 over the month of September. This is something the company generally does every month, and it's a good way to catch up on features you may have missed.  This month, highlights include expanded real-time captioning support, co-authoring in encrypted documents, and...

Microsoft announces new Teams Phone features to modernize calling

Microsoft has announced a handful of new features for Teams Phone, which allow users to calls phone numbers from Teams, and vice versa. As usual, these features are meant to improve collaboration and make it easier to stay in touch. There are a few new things being announced today, though some of them Microsoft has also...

Windows 11 deep dive: Chat with Microsoft Teams

We're quickly approaching the launch of Windows 11, which is set for October 5th. This new operating system brings a lot that's new compared to Windows 10, so we're to help you learn more about it. If you're a Windows Insider, you probably already know about the many features available in preview, but for everyone...

Microsoft announces hybrid work features for Teams and Microsoft 365

Microsoft has announced an array of new devices and features for Teams with the goal of making hybrid work easier. If you've been following Microsoft recently, you know hybrid work has been a major focus since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The company had already announced a bunch of Teams features for hybrid work, but it's...