Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 10th April 2023

Use the links below to switch between each product’s roadmap updates:

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  • Launched (13)
  • Rolling out (4)
  • In development (16)


  • Microsoft Teams: Busy-on-busy end user setting – Manage how incoming calls are routed when you are busy in an existing call or meeting directly from your Calls settings in the Teams app. Choose from the option to allow calls to come through, play a busy signal, or to redirect the call based on your unanswered call routing preference.  Roadmap ID:86991
  • Microsoft Teams: Support for Stream Deck to interact with Microsoft Teams within a meeting – Teams users can connect a Stream Deck device to their Teams desktop client and utilize it to mute/unmute themselves, turn on/off their camera or send reactions during a Teams meeting.   Roadmap ID:96112
  • Microsoft Teams: Insights about people in profile cards now coming to Microsoft Teams – Profile cards in Microsoft Teams will now surface insights and information such as birthdays, career changes, or pending meeting invites.  Roadmap ID:116006
  • Microsoft Teams: Invoke Content Camera on Desktop feature  – Currently, users must turn on sharing from a content camera in Microsoft Teams via the Share tray on the Teams Meeting stage. Moving forward, users will be able to start and stop sharing content directly from a certified Teams device. This feature enables presenters to share a Whiteboard, document, or video more quickly during a meeting.   Roadmap ID:118587
  • Microsoft Teams: Reminder Emails for Webinars – Reminder emails are automatically sent one hour ahead of a webinar to all registered attendees. Roadmap ID:122505
  • Microsoft Teams: Invite Parents via SMS for Communication – Parent Connection allows teachers to communicate with the guardians of a student. To enable parent-teacher communication, admins can now choose either email or SMS as their preferred Parent Connection invitation channel. Sending messages in an SMS-heavy market makes it easier to connect with Parents while keeping teachers’ experience simple.  Roadmap ID:99718
  • Microsoft Teams: Actionable Missed call Notification in Activity – Users will have the option to call back on a missed call directly from their activity feed.   Roadmap ID:102236
  • Microsoft Teams: RTMP-In for Teams Live Events – Produce your Teams Live Events using an external encoder  and leverage RTMP-in to broadcast to your Teams Live Event Attendees. Roadmap ID:84960
  • Microsoft Teams: Zero install link unfurling – Users can now see a preview card when a pasted link unfurls even when they don’t have the app installed.  Roadmap ID:98723
  • Microsoft Teams: Choose preferred download location for files – Teams will now enable users to select the default download location where they would like to have their files downloaded. This is applicable only on the desktop client. Teams on the web will continue to honor the setting in the browser.  Roadmap ID:94719
  • Microsoft Teams: Pin and hide the room video for Teams Rooms on Windows – Teams Rooms on Windows allows room users to pin or hide room video on the front of room screen. In-room participants can control these options by selecting the room from the roster on the console. This added capability provides greater personalization for room users who feel the room video to be potentially distracting or not needed. Roadmap ID:95258
  • Microsoft Teams: Join Teams meeting by meeting ID and passcode from Teams Rooms on Windows – Teams Rooms on Windows users can join Teams meetings using a meeting ID and passcode. This significantly improves meeting join experience for meetings across tenants or where room was not invited to the meeting. Roadmap ID:95262
  • Microsoft Teams: Suggested Replies on mobile for Government Clouds – Suggested replies in Teams chat uses assistive AI to create short responses based on the context of the previous message.   Roadmap ID:89137


  • Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointment Graph API – The Virtual Appointment Graph API allows developers to create and manage Microsoft hosted Teams Virtual Appointments from any application. Virtual Appointments are designed for business to consumer workflows. Roadmap ID:94647
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Share SDK support for meeting extensions – Live Share is a new developer capability designed to transform Teams meeting apps into collaborative multi-user experiences without writing any dedicated back-end code. Live Share SDK support for meeting extensions enables general-purpose collaboration features, turn-key media synchronization to co-watch videos in meetings, and inking, cursors & annotations. Roadmap ID:95677
  • Teams admin center: View users and groups assigned to a policy – Admins can view the list of assigned users and groups for a policy. Roadmap ID:97253
  • Microsoft Teams: Speaker Coach in Microsoft Teams Meetings – Speaker Coach provides private, personalized feedback on your speaking and presentation skills in both real-time as well as post-meeting in a summary. Now available in preview. Roadmap ID:88253


Rollout starts – April 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Intelligent Meeting Recap (Premium) – As part of Teams Premium, Intelligent Meeting Recap is a comprehensive AI-powered meeting recap experience that helps users catch-up, recall, and follow-up on hour-long meetings in minutes by providing recording and transcription playback with AI assistance. This allows users to browse the recording by speakers and topics, as well as access AI-generated meeting notes, action Items, and @mentions.   Roadmap ID:122529
  • Microsoft Teams: Dashboard for Chat – This feature will update the existing chat details page to provide more information to users and help them easily find content shared in the chat.   Roadmap ID:114938

Rollout starts – May 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: GCC-H support for Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro on Android – Teams Rooms on Android and the Teams Admin Center now fully supports GCC-H customers. This is feature available only with the Teams Rooms Pro license. Roadmap ID:121548
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: USB camera support for Teams Rooms on Android – Enables Android-based USB cameras to be used in Microsoft Teams Rooms as additional or primary cameras. IT admins can set the default primary camera using device settings and users can switch between multiple cameras in a meeting. This feature is available for all Teams Rooms licenses. Roadmap ID:121376
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings – The dynamic background feature in Teams Meetings allows users to replace their existing background with a dynamic animation for a more immersive virtual environment. It offers various options to enhance meeting experience with creativity and personalization according to their preferences. Roadmap ID:122513
  • Microsoft Teams: Mark all as read for activity feed – Users can triage their activity feed more efficiently using the new ‘mark all as read’ feature. With just one click, users can mark all unread activities as read. Roadmap ID:102238
  • Microsoft Teams: Smart camera controls in Teams Rooms Pro on Android – Smart camera controls allow in-room users to adjust framing of the room camera in a meeting, selecting between a view that automatically centers everyone in the frame or one that zooms in on each person in the room and combines everyone in a single frame. IT Admins can control the default behavior in the device settings. Available in Teams Rooms Pro only. Roadmap ID:121377
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams Rooms on Windows and VTC endpoint calling via CVI partners  – Users can make one-to-one calls between Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows and VTC endpoints enabling ad-hoc video calls across services. The Teams Rooms platform enables Cloud Video Interop (CVI) partners to offer this feature for Teams Rooms Pro licensed customers. Please check with your CVI partner for availability.  Roadmap ID:95263
  • Microsoft Teams: Approvals Graph API’s – The Approvals Graph APIs allows developers to create and manager Approvals from any application. This set of APIs allows users to integrate Approvals with line of business application and automate creation and updates of approvals. Roadmap ID:94653

Rollout starts – June 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Meeting ID and passcode to join on Teams Rooms on Windows – IT Admins can configure and require a meeting ID and passcode to join a meeting on Teams Rooms on Windows to ensure higher levels of security and privacy. This feature is available for Teams Rooms Pro customers. Roadmap ID:101332
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Custom background enhancements for Teams Rooms on Windows – Admins can upload up to 3 images specifying which goes to the left or right room display and console. Higher resolution images (minimum of 1280×800 on console and 1920×1080 on displays) in PNG, JPG, JPEG, and BMP formats are supported.  This feature available only with the Teams Rooms Pro license. Roadmap ID:124774
  • Microsoft Teams: Automatically view up to 9 videos (3×3) in Teams meetings in Chrome and Edge – Microsoft Teams Meetings currently supports a maximum of 4 videos (2×2) on the screen by default (i.e., Gallery view) on web browsers. With this update, users will be able to automatically see up to 9 videos (3×3) on Chrome and Edge on their screen by default without an explicit action. Roadmap ID:122139
  • Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room pre-meeting room creation and participant assignment for GCC-High – Introducing capability for organizer to perform breakout room configuration and participant assignment before the meeting starts. Roadmap ID:85436
  • Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room pre-meeting room creation and participant assignment for DoD – Introducing capability for organizer to perform breakout room configuration and participant assignment before the meeting starts. Roadmap ID:85437

Rollout starts – July 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: Suggested files in chats – Save time with AI based file suggestions in chat. As an expansion of suggested replies in chats, Teams uses AI to surface files when it detects in the conversation intent to share a file. Now, users will be able to respond to their chat message and attach a file in one click. Roadmap ID:95065

Rollout starts – December 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: Virtual appointment – a new Teams Meeting type for B2C meetings – Virtual Appointment is a new Teams meeting type tailored for B2C meetings with people outside of your organization. When using the meeting type, guests will get a meeting invitation that includes important appointment details to make joining easy. They can join from any device—no need to install Teams—and experience a comfortable pre-appointment virtual waiting room until you’re ready to begin.  Roadmap ID:100705
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