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No "multi-user sign-in" on Microsoft Teams this year

No multi-user sign-in on Microsoft Teams this year

The multiple user sign-in will not be available on Microsoft's video conferencing platform—Microsoft Teams—this year.

The multi-user sign-in update was expected to be released in December 2020 but the company is "not ready" to provide the feature on its video conferencing platform.

"We're adding support within Teams desktop to be able to add one personal account, along with one work/school account, change their profile picture, and switch between accounts and orgs through Settings," reads the description of the "Teams Additional settings" feature on Microsoft 365's website, the feature is "In development" according to the website.

"… while it's true that you'll be able to switch from your work/school account to your personal account in Team's desktop by December 2020, you won't be able to switch between multiple work accounts this year." Wrote Mary Jo Foley, a technology Journalist, on the popular website ZDNet.

"The engineering team is continuing to work on adding support for multiple accounts on desktop clients," Microsoft Teams engineering said in an update, according to IANS.

"We will first launch support for 1 work/school account and 1 personal account so users can enjoy Teams for work and personal side-by-side". IANS quoted.

The current update applies for desktop app of the video platform; the feature is already available on the mobile app, which supports switching between personal and business accounts.

Microsoft recently added various updates to the video platform including the ability to appear offline to contacts, Support for up to 1,000 participants etc.

The Teams platform was first introduced in November 2016, during the pandemic; however, there's been a huge rise in its users, growing from 44 million to 115 million in just six months.

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