Microsoft has begun testing a new feature in Teams desktop app
that will allow users to send quoted replies to specific
messages. For Android users, Microsoft is rolling out a
separate update that enables support for picture-in-picture,
Sending quoted replies is one of the most requested features.
With this feature, you can hold on the specific message that
you’d like to reply to and select the reply button. On the
desktop, you will be able to right-click on a message and
select the reply button to quote that particular message.
Quoted replies support in Microsoft Teams won’t be limited to
texts. You’ll be allowed to quote messages and reply back with
emojis, attachments, GIFs, and more.
This update is another indication that Microsoft wants to
integrate proper messaging experience in Microsoft Teams so
that users could send messages seamlessly.
The tech firm is still testing the quoted messages support and
you won’t see it in the desktop client yet. If you don’t see
it, just be patient as it could take several weeks for the
feature to arrive on your computer.
Yesterday, Microsoft also confirmed that
Teams desktop app will get support for multiple accounts,
which means you can soon add and manage multiple accounts
without logging in and out.
This is one of the most requested features and it’s likely to
be welcomed by those taking part in meetings organized by
several organizations. Similarly, multiple accounts integration
could also be useful for those that use multiple accounts
depending on the clients.
Currently, if you want to switch accounts, you need
to manually log out before logging back in with the second
Both new features for Microsoft Teams will begin rolling out to
everyone later this year, but you’ll be able to test it soon
via the preview program.