Microsoft: Teams To Add Separate Windows For Meetings And Calls

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Microsoft Teams will get the ability to pop out a window for video meetings and calls in June.
Microsoft says it's about to address another wish-list item for many Teams users by enabling separate windows for meetings and calls in the collaboration app.

Teams—an Office 365 app that includes group chat and instant messaging, along with video and audio calling--currently restricts users to using a single window within the app at a time.

But starting in June, "multi-window experiences" will be introduced to Teams meetings and calls, the company said on its Microsoft 365 Roadmap page.

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"Users will have the ability to pop out meetings and calling into separate windows to help them optimize their workflow," Microsoft said on the page.

Travis Adair, principal partner and vice president of Columbia, Mo.-based InfiniTech Consulting, said that supporting multiple windows "would definitely be a useful feature to add" in Teams.

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