Join Teams work meetings from Microsoft Teams (free) and vice versa

Microsoft Teams (Free) users can currently join Teams for work (or school) meetings only as guests, which requires them to use a browser and results in a sub-optimal experience. The new feature rolling out will allow these users to join Teams for work (or school) meetings in one click, without being redirected to the browser or asked to fill in their name/surname. They will also be able to continue collaborating with the meeting organizer and other participants via meeting chat after the meeting.  The feature will work in the opposite way as well, so Teams for work (or school) will just as easily be able to join meetings hosted by a Teams Free user with one click. This is associated with Roadmap ID: 167326

Start creating your own "together mode scenes" in Microsoft Teams

Together mode is great and fun way to view participants in meetings, and Microsoft Teams comes with quite a few nice scenes to play around with.

Fresh off the press is the Teams Developer Tool to create and share your very own backgrounds. 

Take a look at the provided documentation, and have a go for yourself Teams together mode

For those organizations who want to control what their users are using as backgrounds and together mode scenes, this can be done by assigning individual meeting policies where the "Select video filters" is set to anything but "all filters".


The feature has just started rolling out, and it could be the end of July before the rollout is completed. 

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