Microsoft Teams Chat is coming with a new Windows 11 preview update
Microsoft Teams Chat is coming with a new Windows 11 preview update. If you have used Skype or Outlook for communication with a Microsoft Account in the past. Then you will receive an option to sync those contacts and start using them.
Microsoft had announced that it would integrate Teams Chat into Windows 11 operating system. After this, users will be able to communicate with friends, and colleagues directly from the Taskbar. However, the feature was missing in the first preview for the new operating system. Nonetheless, Microsoft is now rolling it out with a new Windows 11 preview for Windows Insiders.
The company has confirmed that all the promised features will be released over time.
Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft’s Senior Program Manager said in a blog post, that users will be able to sign in, add contacts, and connect via individual and group chats, in the first stage of release. Over the coming weeks, the company will enable audio and video calls, meetings, screen sharing, and other capabilities.
What's new in Microsoft's Windows 11 update?
The new Windows 11 update will be a new addition to the huge problem-solving products of Microsoft. The update promises to connect its users to someone they want to reach out to, by just clicking shortcut buttons on their respective Windows desktop.
The company says that the users will be able to reach out to someone by just clicking on the Chat icon in the Taskbar or by just pressing WIN + C on the keyboard. Once users click on the chat icon, they will see the most recent individual and group conversations. They will be able to respond or start a new chat or call directly from there. Moreover, at the bottom, there will be a new “Open Microsoft Teams” button, and by tapping on this button; you can get a full windowed experience.
The new update will give its Users the access to add contacts via an email address or phone number. The only thing required is for users to send a message to any individual’s email address or phone number. If the recipient of the message/call is not already using Teams. Then the app will send them a message via email or SMS along with an invitation to join the Teams network.
If you have used Skype or Outlook for communication with a Microsoft Account in the past. Then you will receive an option to sync those contacts to start using those accounts. Users will be able to sync contacts from their mobile device as well, by installing the Teams mobile app and turning on contact sync.
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