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New Microsoft Teams: A redesigned collaboration experience

Microsoft Teams has a new interface and new features, providing a smoother and more efficient collaboration experience. This major update, called New Teams, gradually replaces the classic version of the application. 

What are the differences between New Teams and old Teams?

New Teams was designed to offer a more intuitive and efficient user experience. Here are some of the main changes:

  • Simplified interface: The interface has been cleaned and streamlined, for easier navigation and faster access to essential features.
  • Improved performance: The app is faster and more responsive, with reduced loading times and better resource management.
  • Enhanced Features: New features have been added, such as enhanced presentation modes, supervised chat, and contextual search.
  • Better integration: New Teams integrates more closely with other Microsoft products, like Office 365 and SharePoint.

In addition to these major changes, New Teams also offers a number of minor improvements, including:

  • Better audio and video quality
  • More flexible screen sharing options
  • Improved collaboration tools
  • Increased support for mob devices

When will the new Teams take effect? 

  • Since October 5, 2023: New Teams is generally available on Windows and Mac. (Details here) 
  • Since March 2024: Switching to New Teams is possible for all users. (Details here) 
  • July 1, 2024: End of support for classic Teams.(Details here) 
  • October 1, 2024: End of availability of classic Teams for VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) customers. (Details here) 
  • July 1, 2025: End of classic Teams availability for GCCH and DOD tenants. (Details here) 

Is migration to New Teams mandatory?

Yes, migration to New Teams is mandatory. Microsoft is ending support for the old Teams on July 1, 2024. This means that from this date, the application will no longer receive security updates or new features. It is therefore essential to upgrade to New Teams to continue to benefit from the advantages of the platform and ensure the security of your data. 

What features are disappearing with the old Teams? 

Microsoft has announced that certain features will no longer be available in New Teams. These include:

  • Hosted custom applications
  • Channel-based bots
  • Custom tabs
  • GIF integrations
  • Support for legacy Edge and Internet Explorer browsers

To learn more about the affected features and their migration to New Teams, see the following page: What’s new in the new Teams app

What will change for users of old Teams? 

Old Teams users will be automatically migrated to New Teams over the coming months. The exact migration date will depend on the organization and its specific settings.

Here are some things to keep in mind as you transition to New Teams: 

  • Your data and settings will be preserved during migration.
  • You can continue to use your favorite apps and integrations with New Teams.
  • Training resources are available to help you get familiar with the new interface and features.

Benefits of New Teams: 

New Teams offers many advantages over old Teams, including:

  • A more intuitive and easier to use interface
  • Improved performance
  • Powerful new features
  • Better integration with other Microsoft products
  • Reinforced security

In short, 

The New Teams represents an important step for Microsoft in its desire to provide a more modern and efficient collaboration experience. With its improved features and simplified interface, New Teams is a valuable tool for teams of all sizes. 

If you want to learn more about Microsoft Teams, opt for our dedicated training, contact on our experts to discuss your needs and concerns.

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