Over the past few years, some reports have been popping up
regarding performance issues when using Microsoft Teams on
low-end Windows devices. More users have chimed in with their
feedback, and it seems pretty clear at this point that
Microsoft Teams is not optimized for all low-end
In a new status update on the community forum, Microsoft
has confirmed that it’s considering performance
improvements for Teams desktop client to cut down RAM and CPU
Microsoft simply stated that it’s working on performance
improvements and no details were provided.
It’s not a secret that Microsoft Teams is not optimized for all
configurations and it feels laggy on devices with HDD,
according to several user reports. It’s unclear what causes
performance issues, but it’s finally confirmed that this is
something that the company is well aware of.
New offline experience
In addition to performance improvements, Microsoft Teams
is also gaining a new feature that will help users stay
connected without an active internet connection. The
new experience is called “Offline” mode and it will begin
rolling out in the coming weeks.
This new offline mode is designed for both Microsoft Teams
desktop and web clients. As part of phase one rollout,
Microsoft Teams will automatically send the messages once
you’re connected to the internet within 24 hours.
Currently, messages are not delivered when your device is
disconnected from an active internet connection. When this
happens, users are prompted to retry and delete the messages.
After the new offline mode update, Microsoft will add those
unsent messages in a queue for up to 24 hours. If your message
is not delivered for more than 24 hours, you’ll need to send
the message again.
By the end of February, you can also edit the unsent messages,
which should help ensure that your colleagues receive the