Microsoft recently announced that it will soon add the ability to reply to specific chat messages. Starting today (September 20), Microsoft is finally rolling out the public preview of the response feature to Microsoft Teams desktop apps, as well as the Teams web app.
While this is a pretty basic feature, it is handy for making sure other chat participants know exactly who you are replying to in the app. WhatsApp, for example, has had the feature for some time to clarify who is talking to whom in heated chats.
The quoted answer already exists as a feature on some of the best iPhones and Android phones in Teams for iOS and Android, but it has yet to make the leap to the Teams desktop chat for one-on-one chats. -head, in a group or in a meeting. for desktop users.
Microsoft announced the new desktop feature in a blog post, claiming that the feature “is a great way to add context and clarity with who you are chatting with, whether it’s a recent post or a recent post. ‘a message earlier in the conversation “. It’s also easy to use, with users simply opening a message and then clicking the Reply button to attach a reply to a particular message.
Still not available for channels on Teams
Currently, the feature is only available for Teams chats and not for Channels, with Microsoft adding that it is supported for Teams chats with external Teams users, except on Skype for Business and Skype. Business.
If you’re interested in all things Microsoft Teams, then it’s worth checking out other platform enhancements this year, including a new feature that blocks out close noise interference on its video software at the AI controlled noise cancellation help and a new essential upgrade for platform users.