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May 10, 2022

New features announced for Microsoft Teams Essentials

With the goal of making it easier for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to adapt to a hybrid work culture, tech giant Microsoft is rolling out three new features on Teams.

The new features are “Schedule Meetings on Mobile,” “Chat with Anyone,” and“Google Calendar Integration.

“Most of us have adapted to hybrid work, and while it is here to stay, it comes with its challenges. Small businesses in particular need customized solutions to help them thrive in a dynamic work environment,” the company said in a statement.

“Productivity tools and features, especially those focused on collaboration and improved communication, make it easier for SMEs to work together.

The ultimate collaboration tool – Microsoft Teams Essentials has introduced 3 new features to enable SMBs to achieve more, “it added.

With the latest update, Teams users can now schedule meetings on mobile from the calendar or even the chat window. By now also entering the full email address or phone number of the desired recipient and starting a 1:1 or group chat, users can communicate with people outside their organization without having to change the tenant.

“Not only can users collaborate faster and strengthen relationships with external partners, they can do so with multiple controls in a secure environment,” the company said.

The Google Calendar integration is a one-stop shop for managing your schedules and meetings and replaces the existing Teams calendar with Google Calendar, although users can switch back at any time.

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