Microsoft Teams has introduced the overall availability of its private options to folks on desktop, cell, and the Web. The new expertise, which was mode out there for preview on the cell model of Microsoft Teams on Android and iOS gadgets in June final yr, permits customers to make video calls with their pals and households in a manner equivalent to how they join with their enterprise shoppers and workplace colleagues. The private options on Microsoft Teams can be found at no cost to all customers.
As announced final yr, the non-public options on Microsoft Teams include video calling in addition to group chats. You may also entry the ‘Together Mode’ in your video calls with family and friends to get a extra personalised expertise — and recreate a digital setting of a espresso store or a front room.
Microsoft additionally allows you to use dwell emoji reactions and GIFs to specific feelings throughout your video calls with family and friends. Additionally, Microsoft Teams allows you to share hyperlinks to your video calls with those who do not even have the Teams app put in on their telephones or desktops. They can be a part of the decision by means of a Web browser.
You can invite as much as 300 folks without delay to your Teams video calls. This implies that even a digital ceremony may be hosted — irrespective of how far your family and pals are out of your place.
Particularly in group chats, you’ll be able to share to-do lists and assign duties. Group chats can even embrace polls within the coming future. Furthermore, individuals who haven’t got an account to make use of Microsoft Teams can work together in group chats through SMS messages.
Microsoft Teams with private options is accessible throughout all platforms, together with iOS, Android, and desktop. If you have already got Microsoft Teams on your skilled conferences, you’ll be able to add a private account to start out speaking together with your family and friends nearly.
In addition to bringing private options, Microsoft has introduced that the brand new expertise is accessible at no cost. This means which you can converse with as much as 300 folks on the Teams app for 24 hours at a stretch, with out paying any subscription. The free providing was introduced in November within the gentle of the coronavirus pandemic.
Microsoft is basically aiming to tackle Zoom with its private options and free video calling. Zoom has up to now dominated the group video calling house as a lot of folks took to the video-calling service through the first section of COVID-19 final yr.