Teams Updates and Announcements

The New Teams client updated rollout schedule

Date:  March 11, 2024
From:  Enterprise Applications & Solutions Integration
To: U of T Community
Re:  New Teams client updated rollout schedule

Dear colleagues,

We are writing to remind you that as of early April 2024: New Teams as the default client app
Beginning early April 2024, new Teams will ...

Teams features that will move to Teams Premium

Some Teams features are part of the preview for Teams Premium and will move from Teams licenses to Teams Premium licenses. Each of these features has a grace period of 30 or 60 days after general availability. When the grace period expires, users will lose access to that feature.

The ...

Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on iOS version 13 and below

Microsoft will be retiring the Teams mobile support on iOS devices running version 13 and below. Instead Microsoft recommends that users upgrade to newer iOS builds, which is where Microsoft will continue to invest their development resources. Microsoft will also begin encouraging users to update to the newest version of ...

Updated timeline: Microsoft will now retire Skype for Business on January 31, 2022

Date: July 13, 2021
To: InfoTech, EITU
From: EASI Digital Workplace
Re: Updated timeline: Microsoft will now retire Skype for Business on January 31, 2022

Good morning,

Microsoft previously indicated it would retire Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021 (see previous memo below). Please note ...

Some users may receive unexpected Test notifications on their mobile devices

Users may receive notifications that state: “FCM Messagess : Test Notifications”. Microsoft is currently analyzing detailed forensics within the Teams mobile notification infrastructure to identify the cause of impact.
This issue may potentially impact any user with Microsoft Teams installed on a mobile device.