Using Microsoft Teams on an iPhone could require some severe updating soon because the platform will solely work on sure variations of iOS.
Microsoft has revealed that its video conferencing service will soon solely work on iOS 14 and above, that means a change for a lot of customers with older devices.
The firm says that its current Microsoft Teams construct 3.17.0 will nonetheless function on devices operating iOS 13 and under, however that these customers will not obtain any app updates going ahead.
Microsoft Teams on iPhone
The transfer is about to start in October 2021, with the adjustments set to come back into power soon after that.
Microsoft additionally added that customers will not be capable of reinstall their Microsoft Teams construct from the iOS app retailer in the event that they uninstall Teams or reset their system.
MSPowerUser notes that the transfer seems to be much like that taken by the corporate concerning its Microsoft Outlook e-mail service. Outlook additionally just lately introduced it could finish assist for iOS 13, with Microsoft saying on the time it could solely assist two variations of iOS (the present one and the earlier one) beneath its new coverage.
The information comes as Microsoft seems to maintain making Teams extra mobile-friendly, with extra staff selecting to make calls from their transportable devices as hybrid working continues to turn into extra common.
The firm just lately revealed its customers will be capable of entry apps for its video conferencing service in conferences on iOS and Android devices.
Previously, the apps had solely been restricted to desktop customers of Microsoft Teams, that means customers can now take part in conferences when out of the workplace or travelling.
The firm has additionally launched an replace for Teams for Android and iOS that permits the platform to learn chats and posts out loud on your system. The Immersive Reader perform will solely apply to content material inside Microsoft Teams, and will even permit customers to focus on a particular chat or message, which they will at the moment do within the desktop model of Teams.
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