Microsoft has now brought downloading the Teams app from the Microsoft Storeproviding a new installation method for Windows 10 and Windows 11 users other than manual download.
Microsoft Group program manager Mik Chernomordikov shared the news on Twitter on Monday, while posts like Thurrott confirmed that the software is almost analogous to the manual install version of Teams, which you can get from the site. Microsoft website. The current version is (1.5.00.11163).
— Mik Chernomordikov (@mixen) May 16, 2022
The main difference is that the downloadable version on the Microsoft Store is only available for work and school accounts for Windows 11 since there is already a version of Microsoft Teams available for consumer accounts on the new operating system, Thurrott noted.
In the meantime, users can download Teams for work, school, and consumer accounts.
Microsoft Teams was created in March 2017 and was available primarily as a manual download, the post added. However, Microsoft has spent much of this year discussing its plans to streamline its productivity software suites.
New announcements at Build 2022?
Thurrott also noted that other apps, such as Microsoft Edge, have seen similar transitions from manual downloads to being pinned to the Microsoft Store, as the brand works to transition its image to a one-stop-shop for users. productivity software.
We can hope to hear new features on Teams at the next Microsoft Build 2022 conference, which will take place from May 24 to 26. Based on the session names, Microsoft might even be discussing developments on how the Metaverse might work with Teams in work spaces.
Registration for the Microsoft Build conference is free and it is possible to attend virtually.