Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 26th July 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (0)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (8)

🍾 LAUNCHED

N/A

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Prevent PTSN attendees from unmuting in meetings – Presenters and Organizers can now prevent PSTN participants from unmuting. This change also allows PSTN participants to request to speak by raising their hand in a meeting via dial-pad command (press *5). Roadmap ID: 80262
  • Microsoft Teams: Lock a meeting from additional joins – In the Teams meetings desktop app experience, organizers can choose to lock their meetings to prevent subsequent join attempts. Roadmap ID: 80669
  • Microsoft Teams: Together Mode Extensibility – Build your own scenes that elevate your meeting experience. We believe that by making Together Mode extensible, creators can create immersive scenes and users can go beyond simple video conferencing. Roadmap ID: 81123

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – August 2021

  • Revised in-meeting Share experience for GCC-High – The user interface for the in-meeting Share feature in Microsoft Teams has been redesigned to help presenters find their desired content more quickly and easily. Roadmap ID: 70561
  • Microsoft Teams: End-to-end encryption option for Teams 1:1 VoIP Calls – Teams will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1:1 Teams VoIP calls, providing an additional option for conducting sensitive online conversations. Roadmap ID: 70780
  • Microsoft Teams: Shared channels now supports tabs for third-party/custom apps – Microsoft Teams Connect shared channels now support tabs built by 3P/custom apps. Developers will be able to configure their apps to support this capability in advance of the public rollout of Teams Connect, which is slated for release later this year. Roadmap ID: 83131
  • Microsoft Teams: RTMP Streaming Support – Enables support for your users to stream their Teams meetings to large audiences through RTMP, including endpoints outside your organization. Roadmap ID: 83562

Release – September 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Together mode for DoD – Together mode uses AI segmentation technology in meetings to digitally place participants in a shared background, making it feel like you’re sitting in the same room with everyone else. Roadmap ID: 70625

Release – November 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Better Together feature for Calls on Teams phones and displays – Better together allows Microsoft Teams devices to seamlessly integrate with your PC to bring a companion experience for cross-device interaction. With the new feature support, users can make and receive calls from either Teams device or PC client with a distributed calling experience across both devices. Roadmap ID: 84308
  • Microsoft Teams: Pairing the channel and the corresponding SharePoint folder name – When renaming a Teams’ channel, the corresponding SharePoint folder will be renamed and reflect the new name. This new feature will be available for all Standard and Private channels. For Standard channels – The corresponding folder in SharePoint will be renamed. For Private channels – The corresponding site name and the folder in SharePoint will be renamed. For legacy Teams channels that were renamed prior to this rollout, there will be no change in experience. When a legacy channel is renamed after this release, it will simultaneously rename the corresponding SharePoint folder. Roadmap ID: 72211

Release – January 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Create a task from a message in Microsoft Teams for GCC – Quickly create tasks right from any Microsoft Teams chat or channel conversation without having to switch apps or windows. Roadmap ID: 85257

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