Microsoft Teams for desktop may quickly get some new options. One of them is the power to set timers for Breakout Rooms that the corporate had launched final yr. Breakout Rooms let individuals cut up off from the primary assembly into totally different sub-meetings. The new characteristic will give admins the power to set a timer for every Breakout Room after which the individuals will mechanically return to the primary assembly, and in addition transfer them between open rooms.
The new Microsoft Teams characteristic has been listed on the Microsoft 365 roadmap web page as ‘in improvement’ with a launch scheduled for this month. Organisers will be capable of set a timer for Breakout Rooms from the Breakout Rooms settings. As quickly because it expires, the rooms will mechanically shut and the individuals will return to the primary assembly. Organisers may also have the opportunity transfer individuals between open rooms.
“With participant reassignment capability, organiser will now be able to move joined participants across rooms and main meeting also when rooms are opened,” Microsoft says within the post on its Microsoft 365 roadmap web page.
Microsoft says that the replace may also allow room project retention that can let organisers retain the identical room and group configuration over a number of periods.
Another characteristic listed by Microsoft as ‘in improvement’ and scheduled for a March launch is a brand new choice added to ‘Meeting insurance policies’ settings to let solely individuals in an organisation — and never friends — bypass the assembly foyer and enter a gathering instantly.
In different Microsoft Teams-related information, the corporate has additionally listed a low bandwidth mode that can allow customers with poor web connections to cap the info used throughout a video name. Microsoft Teams will let customers tweak varied community settings relying on the necessities on the time. This characteristic has additionally been listed or a March launch for Microsoft Teams desktop consumer.
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