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How to easily transfer attachments from Outlook mail to teams

 


Microsoft's video call app Teams has been a huge success in 2020 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has forced people to work and study from home, and Microsoft has developed and supported the app with many powerful features.

Last Friday, Microsoft launched a major update to the Teams app that includes a host of new features that will be available to users this month, and new features include the new dragging and drop feature for file sharing between Teams and Outlook. It took nearly five years for the feature to appear but it finally became available.

Here's how to easily transfer files from Outlook to teams:

Go to Outlook.
Open the email that contains the attachments you want to convey.
Click the attachment to highlight the file, and then drag it to the Conversation Teams you want to share.

It's becoming very easy, as it may not seem like a big change for those who don't use Outlook Teams, but it's been a big inconvenience for users. Because before this new feature exists, you had to save the email attachment on your device first, and then download it to teams, which is annoying with oversized attachments.

The new Swipe and Drop feature between Teams and Outlook is just one of many new features that came up with the latest update, including: Offline auto send, which determines when Teams messages are sent or edited when the user is offline, and these messages are automatically sent as soon as the device returns to the Internet in the same order you wrote.

In addition, up to 10,000 users can be included in an enterprise-wide team to promote collaboration and communication across the entire organization, and a new approval center is available to request, display and manage approvals in one easily accessible location.

Teams' usage increased significantly in 2020, with more than 115 million active users per day by October 2020, and the number of organizations using it increased from 50,000 in 2017 to 500,000 in 2020.

In addition, the app now employs more than 100 million students, and this figure shows an increase of 30 million students since the beginning of the 2020 school year in September last year, according to Eran Megiddo, Microsoft's vice president of Windows Products and Education.

Microsoft has not publicly shared the number of students using Teams recently, however, stating that "more than 200 million students, faculty, leaders, and teachers are actively using Microsoft's products for education, including Teams when it announced several Windows 10 PCs for education.

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