Microsoft Teams

4 new MS Teams functions

Learn about 4 new MS Teams features in the blog post. – These are presented individually and are the continuation of the previous updates.

4 new teams functions

1. Record and send video clips in chat

Now you can record a video clip directly in a personal chat and then send it to the desired person.

To do this, proceed as follows:

1) In Microsoft Teams, open the desired chat.

2) Next to the ”Send” field, select the new ”Record video clip” field.


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«Record video clip»


3) A new window appears automatically. In this view you can optionally adjust your personal camera and microphone settings in the bottom left corner.


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Camera and microphone settings


4) To start the video select the round button with the red dot ”Record”.


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5) Then select ”Verify”.


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6) In this view you can adjust the video length (1), play the video again (2), re-record the video (3) and finally send the video (4).


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There is an option for the recipient of the video to reply with their own video or message.


Note: Only recordings up to one minute in length are possible.


2. Suggested answers in group chats

In the future, you will no longer spend tedious time making standard replies to incoming Microsoft Teams group messages! From now on, the already known function from the individual chats is also available in the group chats. With a single click on the suggested answer, it will be sent. Learn more.


Note: Microsoft Teams uses AI (artificial intelligence) to generate a response that fits the context of the previous message.


3. Detailed call history in teams

Do they use telephony via MS Teams? In the future, the call history will be even more detailed, because even more information will be visible.

To display the detailed view, proceed as follows:

1) Select ”Calls” on the left column in the team.


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2) Then the call history appears.


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Call history


3) Right-click on the desired call. The details of the desired call can be read in the new field on the right side.


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Call details


4. Assign seats in Together mode

Now meeting organizers and presenters have the ability to assign participants to specific seats in Together mode.

To do this, proceed as follows:

1) Start the desired meeting.

2) Click ”More” and then ”Together mode”.

3) In addition, select the ”Select Together Mode for All” check box at the bottom of the window that appears.

4) Click ”Assign workstations”.

4) In this view you can now drag and drop the symbols of participants to the respective place where they should be assigned.

These were another 4 new Microsoft Teams features. Learn more about Microsoft Teams & our offerings.

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