Transfer Teams meeting between devices or add another device

New Feature: Teams

From Microsoft Corporation

MC224238, Stay Informed, Published date: Oct 14, 2020
New feature, User impact

Teams meeting participants soon will be able transfer a meeting between a mobile device and a computer when they are logged in with the same AAD account. In addition to being able to transfer a meeting between devices, meeting participants may add another device as a companion to their meeting.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 67176.

When this will happen

  • We are currently rolling this out in production and expect to be complete by the end of the week.
  • We will roll this out to GCC at the end of October.

How this will affect your organization

How to transfer a meeting from one device to another or add a companion device:

  • Open Teams (mobile app or desktop app) on the second device
  • On the banner advising that the meeting is in progress, select Join.
  • Then select “Add this device” or “Transfer to this device”
Join
choose

When adding or transferring to a mobile device

Join
Choose

When adding or transferring to a desktop device

What you need to do to prepare

You might want to update your end user documentation.