Microsoft has announced that it is abandoning the native integration of the Teams for Business platform with Windows 11. Now, anyone who wants to use the service in the operating system will have to choose the version of the app, which may be available in the Microsoft Store. The application can also be downloaded on Windows 10. This news comes just two years after Redmond Giant announced the union between its two services – including betting heavily on new features and constant updates.
end of integration
In a Microsoft blog post aimed at developers, the company revealed that chat, as the integration was called, is now called Microsoft Teams – Free; It is pinned to the taskbar by default and can be unpinned [assim] Like other apps.” After that, nothing about the change has been revealed. There is only a notice that more news will be revealed soon.
Despite the breakup, Chat was receiving several updates in Windows 11. Chief among them was the addition of communities in the best of Discord style and a series of improvements to the video conferencing function, as well as the addition of an AI tool similar to Midjourney capable of generating images.
It should be noted that in April, Microsoft also announced the end of Teams integration with Office. The move was a way for the company to appease EU regulators, who can frame the practice under antitrust law.
The separation between Windows 11 and Microsoft Teams has already been seen in new build 23481, which also removed nine functions from File Explorer.
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