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New features you'll love in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is constantly making updates and improvements to Microsoft Teams and with each iteration, they release several exciting new features designed to enhance your overall user experience.

If you missed these recent updates, you may want to give them a second look. Check them out below.


Paging on video gallery.

When there are more videos that can be shown on the meeting stage, the Gallery View navigation controls will appear below the Video Gallery so you can see the additional videos of the attendees.

Meeting toolbar usability improvements.

Use dedicated buttons for raising hands and switching between view modes.

New Features in Microsoft Teams you'll love

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Live stream Teams meetings and webinars to Meta Workplace Live.

Watch live meetings and webinars with Workplace groups or catch up later by watching a recording on Workplace. Simply add the Workplace Live app to your Teams meeting or webinar, sign in using your Workplace account, and select the Workplace Event you'd like to live stream.

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Enhanced webinar management experience with customized options.

Customize the registration details and settings specific to each of your events with the new structure and expanded options for webinars in Microsoft Teams. You'll be able to configure your webinar with the following capabilities:


  • Details: Easily designate co-organizers to support orchestrating and delivering your event.

  • Presenter bios: Highlight each of the speaker’s professional headshot, company, title, LinkedIn profile, social media accounts, brief bio, and more.

  • Theming: Showcase your brand and align the theme of your event with a banner, logo, and relevant color scheme that will display on your registration page and webinar communications.


  • Configuration: Set registration capacity limits for up to 1,000 attendees; add expanded custom questions to gather pertinent information about your prospective attendees including a dedicated question to upload terms and conditions and enable consent from attendees as they register.

  • Attendee status: View relevant details for attendee status including who’s registered for the webinar and who has cancelled their registration.


  • Attendee reporting: Easily access existing reporting and analytics in one central location as you view the data to understand attendee participation.

Chat and Collaboration

View the full chat conversation thread after clicking on search message results

When users search for a chat message in Teams and click on a message result, their search will now display the full context of the conversations related to the result, regardless of the age of the messages.

New Features in Microsoft Teams you'll love

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Delete Chats

Organize and easily remove chat conversations you no longer need without impacting other participants in the same chat.

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Expanded reactions

Express feedback more creatively with over 800 Teams emojis for every situation. Communicate reactions to celebrate, express your agreement, or emphasize the completion of tasks.

New Features you’ll love in Microsoft Teams!

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Add people to a group chat with @ mention

Add new participants to the chat with @mention, removing the need to navigate to the add-dialog. When adding new participants, you can control how much of the chat history to share.

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Recommended people when creating a new message

Save time looking for the right stakeholders. Using AI, Teams chat will assist you in initiating new conversations by recommending colleagues based on your previous collaborations. This feature will be generally available by the end of the year.

New Features you’ll love in Microsoft Teams!

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Try out these new features in Microsoft Teams and let us know what you think in the comments below. Contact us if you need assistance with setting it up or migrating to Microsoft 365.


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