Switching between views in your Teams meetings just got a little easier.
What you need to know
- Microsoft Teams will soon have a view switcher, which will allow people to quickly switch between Together mode, Focus, Gallery on top, and Full screen.
- Currently you have to click on the ellipses menu to switch between these views.
- The feature was first announced in March 2021 and could be released this month.
A new feature for Microsoft Teams makes it easier to switch between different views during meetings. The upcoming view switcher will sit in the top bar of Teams meetings and allow people to switch between Together mode, Focus mode, Gallery on top, and Full screen mode.
Microsoft announced the view switcher for teams at Ignite in March 2021. Now a recently updated entry in the Microsoft 365 roadmap states that the feature could arrive this month. Dates on the roadmap are always subject to change, so we may have to wait a little longer to use the view switcher.
The new view switch in the top bar of a Teams meeting allows participants to choose how they prefer to see the meeting content. Choose between Together mode, Focus, Gallery on top and Full screen.
Currently, Teams requires you to click the ellipsis menu to find the different views within a meeting. The dedicated display switch should make these options easier to find. This isn’t a huge change, but it does create a dedicated button for specific functionality.
Source: windows central