Microsoft Teams is now available for common accounts
Microsoft recently announced that its business-oriented service, Microsoft Teams is now available for common accounts. Check out!
Microsoft recently announced that it is launching the personal version of its platform originally created for companies, Microsoft Teams. This action is part of a broader effort by the company to become relevant to consumers.
The purpose of this is not to compete with iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp or other dedicated chat apps, the idea is simply to reposition the resources that the platform already offers to companies for ordinary people who want to do more than just conversations. between them.
With the initial launch of previews for smartphones with Android and iOS operating system , Microsoft Teams for personal use will have basic features such as text chat and video call, combined with Lists, documents, calendars and location sharing.
There is also an environment for organizing events, listing locations, scheduling tasks, posting images, so that everyone in the group can see. Microsoft’s goal is to make the best Microsoft Teams tools available for work and make them relevant to when people are at home.
According to Microsoft corporate vice president of research and devices, Ben-Zur, Microsoft Teams is being designed to:
Soon the mobile versions of Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS will be updated to accept that personal Microsoft accounts are accepted at the application login. It will be possible to easily switch between a business account and a personal account.
In addition to the news mentioned above, Microsoft Teams developers are creating a security feature for the app that will allow groups of people to easily store information such as the location’s Wi-Fi password, Netflix login information , among other useful data for the day by day. Data will be protected through two-factor authentication and end-to-end encryption .
The novelty has started to be available from yesterday and in the coming weeks will arrive for Android and iOS. Microsoft plans to release more features for the mobile platform soon and then expand to the desktop and web versions of Teams (the release is expected later this year).
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