Getting the most out of it Microsoft commands on your smartphone is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to an update rolling out now.
It was first discovered back in September video conferencing the company showed it transcription for 1:1 calls and group calls (opens in a new tab) is now available in the Microsoft Teams app for Android, giving users the ability to see exactly what was said and whether any details were missed.
Users will also be able to start transcriptions for meetings in Microsoft Teams for iOS and Android, and have the option view the transcript of the meeting (opens in a new tab) after their calls are over.
Microsoft Teams Android transcripts
Both updates are rolling out to Android for Microsoft Teams users and will be generally available to customers everywhere.
As always, the company is working hard to create a continuous stream of Microsoft Teams updates aimed at improving usability and productivity for users everywhere.
Recently it turned on adding background effects to the web version of Microsoft Teams, meaning users will no longer need to download a desktop client or mobile app to access. This includes the ability to blur the background and add your own wallpaper behind the speaker, which Microsoft says should make calls “more interesting and personal.”
Users also got the option open the general content of the meeting in a new windowbeneficial for multi-tasking workers business monitorsallowing participants to see the participants in the call and check shared files and chat feeds while viewing the content shared by the speakers.
Finally, Microsoft Teams users can now activate live subtitles in different languages when starting and setting up a call, while the platform allows them to choose live subtitles in the language of their choice, helping them to better communicate with other participants and allowing them to interact more actively during calls between teams or colleagues in different countries.