June 17, 2024

Microsoft is working to make it a lot simpler to mute and unmute calls in Groups.

Within the age of videoconferencing, the flexibility to simply mute and unmute could make all of the distinction between an expert or embarrassing digital expertise. In line with a Microsoft 365 Roadmap entry, the corporate is making this a bit simpler in Groups:

Microsoft Groups: Management your mic state throughout conferences from Home windows taskbar obtainable within the new Groups on Home windows

This characteristic, obtainable within the new Groups expertise on Home windows, lets you mute and unmute your audio by clicking the mic icon in Home windows taskbar. To manage your mic throughout the assembly from the taskbar, do the next: choose the mic icon in your taskbar or press Home windows brand key + Alt + Ok to mute or unmute.

The brand new characteristic was added to the roadmap on December 1, with deliberate rollout slated for January 2024.