Exploring the 52 New Features in Microsoft Teams: Dynamic Animated Backgrounds and Cross-App Task Management in August 2023 Update

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The August 2023 edition of “What’s New in Teams” brings 52 new features and devices, including Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings for a dynamic virtual environment and Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop for cross-app task management.Bullet Points:

What’s New in Microsoft Teams | August 2023

Welcome to the latest edition of Microsoft Teams updates! This month, we’re bringing you a whopping 52 new features and devices, fresh from the Microsoft Inspire 2023 announcements. We’re not slowing down!

Major Updates

Among the exciting updates, two features stand out. First, the introduction of Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings, and second, the Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop.

Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings

Adding a dynamic touch to your virtual meetings, Animated Backgrounds allow you to replace your existing backdrop with a lively animation. This creates a more immersive virtual environment, making your meetings more engaging.

“My personal favorites are Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings which allows me to replace their existing background with a dynamic animation for a more immersive virtual environment.”

Task Lists Sync in Microsoft Loop

Never miss an important task again with the Task lists sync feature in Microsoft Loop. This feature ensures your to-do list is synced across your Microsoft Planner and To Do apps, keeping you on top of your tasks.

“…the Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop to sync my to-do list across my Microsoft Planner and To Do apps to ensure I do not miss important tasks.”

New Certified Devices

Every month, we add new devices that are certified and ready to enhance your Microsoft Teams experience. Stay tuned for more information on these additions.

With these new features and devices, Microsoft Teams continues to evolve, offering a more dynamic and productive platform for collaboration. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming months!

  • Microsoft Teams introduces 52 new features and devices in August 2023.
  • Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings provides a dynamic virtual environment.
  • Task lists sync in Microsoft Loop allows for synchronized task management across Microsoft Planner and To Do apps.
  • Microsoft continues to add new certified devices every month.
  • The updates were announced following the Microsoft Inspire 2023 event.
  • From the Microsoft Teams Blog