Microsoft Teams: New Feature – Multi-Window Chat feature – Rolling out

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Today sharing small news from Microsoft related to Microsoft Teams 🙂 Very useful features Microsoft rolling out related to Microsoft Teams enabling multi-window chat. Have a look once 🙂

Multi-window chat feature enables users to have chat conversations in multiple windows with multiple colleagues at the same time. This allows kind of multi tasking 🙂 Improving efficiency.

This feature allows user to pop out their chat conversation window into separate windows.

How the users pop-out chat conversations windows: There are multiple ways from where user can pop out there chat conversation windows as

  • Double-click on a conversation in the chat list.
  • Click “Pop out chat” menu item from the context menu for a chat in the chat list as in below figure
M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat - “Pop out chat” menu item from the context menu for a chat in the chat list
Fig1: M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat – “Pop out chat” menu item from the context menu for a chat in the chat list
  • Click the ‘pop out’ button in the top-right corner of the chat header.
M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat - “Pop out chat” button in the top-right corner of the chat header
Fig2: M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat – “Pop out chat” button in the top-right corner of the chat header
  • Use the slash command /pop name.
  • Double-click on an avatar picture
  • Hover over a chat in the chat list and click on the ‘pop out’ button

Availability of this feature in Team clients: This feature is currently rolled-out only for Windows client. In up coming weeks support for Mac and Linux client will be provided.

Any action needs to take: From admin perspective no further actions need to be taken. This feature is enabled by default. May be organizations need to update the training material / documentation for the users.

Roll-out duration: This roll-out is started for all customers in early April. Expected to complete by end of May.

Office 365 Road MapThis message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57292

M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat feature roadmap
Fig3: M365 – Teams – Multi-Window Chat feature roadmap

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