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Microsoft Teams to Enhance Apple CarPlay: Upcoming Features & Updates
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Jun 29, 2023 12:20 PM

Microsoft Teams to Enhance Apple CarPlay: Upcoming Features & Updates

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Microsoft Teams enhances Apple CarPlay compatibility with access to speed dial, call history under Calls tab; rolled out in phases.

Microsoft Teams will soon introduce enhancements for Apple CarPlay. The new feature will allow users to conveniently access their speed dial contacts and recent call history in Teams while using CarPlay. This addition will be stationed under the 'Calls' tab in the Teams user interface, which is accessible beside the Meetings tab. The enhancement will be rolled out in stages, with the 'Production and GCC' phase starting in mid-July and expected to end by August. The 'GCC-High and DoD' rollout will start in September and end by October. Note that no specific action is required from the user or admin in order to use this feature. The term "Microsoft CarPlay" seems to refer to a combination of Microsoft Teams and Apple CarPlay, as no such standalone product or service exists.

  • Microsoft Teams to improve Apple CarPlay compatibility.
  • The new feature allows access to speed dial and call history.
  • The feature will be accessible under the 'Calls' tab, next to the 'Meetings' tab.
  • Rollout to occur in 'Production and GCC' and 'GCC-High and DoD' phases.
  • The update requires no specific steps from users or admins.
  • 'Microsoft CarPlay' refers to integration of Microsoft Teams with Apple CarPlay.
 
 

Further Details on Microsoft Teams enhancements for Apple CarPlay

The enhancement marks a notable advancement in the integration of personal technology and cars to create a more seamless experience. By allowing access to speed dial and call history in Teams through Apple CarPlay, drivers will have an easier and safer way to stay connected while traveling. The phased rollout ensures that all users will have access to the full capability of this update, with no extra actions needed. The "Microsoft CarPlay" concept implies the developments in integrating different tech platforms to bring about user-friendly and efficient services.

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Microsoft Teams is rolling out a new feature that will allow users to access enhanced calling capabilities via Apple CarPlay. When connected to their iPhone, users will see their speed dial contacts and recent call history in the Teams application under the Calls tab. This update is scheduled to roll out in phases, with the Production and GCC phase starting in mid-July and completion expected by early August. The GCC-High and DoD rollout will commence in early September and is expected to conclude by early October. All Teams users will have access to this feature with no specific action required from the user or admin. It should be noted that there is no such product or service as Microsoft CarPlay, the reference being a combination of Microsoft Teams and Apple CarPlay.

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Apple CarPlay, Microsoft Teams, Calling Capabilities, Speed Dial, Recent Call History, GCC-High