Video conferencing and online meetings could be about to get a
lot more interactive and easier, thanks to a new ‘History menu’
feature in Microsoft Teams.
For those unaware, Microsoft Teams comes with the forward and
back navigation arrows in the upper left corner of the desktop
client. The navigation bar is one of the best features in
Microsoft Teams and it basically lets you go back to a page you
were checking earlier.
In the next Microsoft Teams update, hovering over the two
buttons will bring up a new menu with your full navigation
history. The feature is called ‘History menu’ and it will allow
users to easily navigate between different locations of the
This new navigation experience can save you from tapping
repeatedly on the back button if you want to navigate to Teams
menu or settings you were on much earlier.
In the official roadmap,
Microsoft has described this feature as a new way
to quickly get back to search results, files, documents,
assignments and other locations.
History Menu will be particularly useful for users that use
Teams to open files, documents, links, shared calendar,
assignments, and multiple pages of the app on a regular basis.
The feature is currently in development and it will be released
to some users in February 2021.
Over the last few months, Microsoft has regularly announced new
features for Teams desktop client. For example, the last update
for Teams added support for noise cancellation as well as new
The Redmond-based firm is also
believed to be working on a new revamped search experience for
the Teams desktop app. The new search experience will allow
users to engage with contents uploaded by others in the
organization, find messages, answers, files, and people faster.