Chats sent during a Teams meeting will surface on the screens of all meeting participants, making the chat more central to the conversation. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 65948.
- Microsoft Teams
- Timing: we will roll this out beginning in mid-July and will be complete by late July.
- Rollout: tenant level
- Control type: user control
- Action: Review and assess
How this will affect your organization
Chat has become a lively space for conversation and idea-sharing and offers an option for people to participate in the discussion without having to jump in verbally. But it can be challenging to pay attention to video feeds, presentations, and chats all at the same time.
With chat bubbles, meeting participants can follow the chat on the main screen of a meeting.
This is the default on but users have the option to hide chat bubbles during a meeting from the ellipsis.
What you need to do to prepare
You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
Message ID: MC261530Published: 11 June 2021
Updated: 25 June 2021