Microsoft Launches Feature For Teams Consumer, Enterprise Users

Share post:

Microsoft has announced plans to introduce a new feature that will allow Teams consumer and enterprise users to chat between the two platforms.

Microsoft’s external federation for chats between Teams consumers and Teams enterprise will be launched by mid-January. This capability will be for Teams on the web, desktop, and mobile

“With this update Teams, users in your organization will be able to start a 1:1 or a group chat with Teams users who are using their personal accounts and vice-versa,” Microsoft’s notification explains.

People can invite any Teams user to chat with an email address or phone number that must comply with their organization’s rules.

Microsoft’s notification noted that administrators will be able to enable or disable the feature at both the tenant and single-user levels. Settings for this will be launched by default using the feature.

Administrators can unsubscribe from the Teams Admin portal under the External Access section, or they can unsubscribe using PowerShell commands to opt-out all users.

For more information, read the original story in ZDNet.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Related articles

Intuit lays off 1,800 people amid a shift to AI

Intuit, the company behind QuickBooks, Credit Karma, and TurboTax, is laying off 1,800 employees, which is about 10%...

VMWare revenue drops by $600 million but Broadcom assures investors growth plan is on track

In its first full quarter under Broadcom's ownership, VMware's revenue fell by $600 million, dropping to $2.7 billion....

Apple faces backlash over recent ads

Apple is currently facing significant public backlash due to a controversial advertisement featuring a hydraulic press crushing various...

 Google executives face employee concerns amid profitsurge

At a recent all-hands meeting, Google employees voiced significant concerns regarding morale, cost-cutting measures, and the impact of...

Become a member

New, Relevant Tech Stories. Our article selection is done by industry professionals. Our writers summarize them to give you the key takeaways