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MS Teams: New Features

New features in Feb. 2020


New Feature: Teams-Outlook Email Integrations

Major update: Announcement started

Applied To: All customers


Teams-Outlook Email Integrations is a set of three new features designed to help you share information between Microsoft Teams and Outlook:


  • Share email to Teams

  • Share a copy of an email and any attachments from Outlook to a channel or chat in Teams.

  • Share conversation via email

  • Share a copy of a Teams channel or chat conversation via email directly from the Teams client.

  • Reply to Teams missed activity emails

  • Ability to respond to Teams missed activity emails directly within Outlook clients, as well as see the latest missed messages.

Rolling into general availability starting in mid-January and complete roll out by early February.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57389

[How does this affect your organization]

These integrations enable users to seamlessly get information and move conversations to where they belong. Whether a customer request begins through email and needs to move to a project team in Teams, or a big announcement in a channel needs to be shared with a broader audience via email, you now have the tools to easily make it happen.

Teams missed activity emails now show the latest missed messages and provide the ability to respond directly from within Outlook, letting you respond to conversations that need your attention faster, even when focusing on your inbox.

More Details

  • Share to Teams is an Outlook add-in.

  • Share to Teams does not allow sharing IRM/DRM protected emails.

  • All content is fully e-discoverable and GDPR compliant.

  • Reply to missed activity emails uses Outlook Actionable Messages.

[What do I need to do to prepare for this change?]

You don't need to do anything, but you may consider updating your user training and notifying your helpdesk. Please click Additional information to learn more.


Additional Information

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