Teams Updates and Announcements

Retiring Teams support for devices running on Android 4.4

Microsoft will be retiring the Teams support on Android 4.4. Instead they recommend that users upgrade to newer Android builds.

The exiting Teams build will continue to work on Android 4.4 for the next 2 months but there won’t be any app updates going forward.

Instead of using ...

Microsoft releases new features to improve your Teams video conferencing experience

This May, Microsoft launched several new important features to the University of Toronto’s Teams environment. These updates cover new features such as background effects, downloadable attendance lists and a larger nine-person video grid.

Providing value to both staff and faculty, this array of Microsoft Teams updates will enhance the video conferencing experiences of U of T’s community of Teams users. Please review this ...

Teams meeting call and meeting chat size to increase to 300

Microsoft is increasing the maximum Teams meeting call and meeting chat size from 250 to 300 in response to customer requests.

When this will happen

  • Microsoft will begin rolling this out in late May.
  • The roll-out will be complete in mid-June.
  • The feature will stay in effect until the ...

What’s new in Microsoft Teams for May 2020

Please read the following announcement from Microsoft regarding new Teams features.

What’s New: Meetings & Calling
Increase in the number of simultaneous videos in Teams meetings
Virtual face to face conversations are the new normal for remote working, and now more than ever it’s important to feel connected with ...

Update to Microsoft Teams document behaviour

To best support the Microsoft 365 Education customers worldwide and accommodate new growth and demand during these unprecedented times, Microsoft is making a temporary adjustment to Office document behavior within Microsoft Teams for students and teachers.

How does this affect me?
For students and teachers working ...