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M365 Changelog: Microsoft Teams: Present from PowerPoint to Teams with Microsoft 365 Apps for Business license

Petri Staff

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MC268724 – Updated August 17, 2021: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

The capability of presenting your slides directly from the PowerPoint desktop apps to a meeting via PowerPoint Live in Teams is now extended to the Microsoft 365 Apps for Business license.

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This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83640

When this will happen:

Microsoft expects this rollout to begin in late July and expect the full rollout to be completed by mid-November (previously late August).

How this will affect your organization:

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The users in your organization will now be able to use the “Present in Teams” button in PowerPoint to present the deck directly to the current Teams meeting.

Users can click the Present in Teams button in PowerPoint for Windows or for Mac to present their slides into an ongoing Teams meeting in the PowerPoint Live mode.

There are two entry points users can choose from, one in the top right corner and the other under the Slide Show tab.

Requirements:

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  • Have the latest Teams desktop app installed.
  • Have the latest PowerPoint for Windows or for Mac installed
  • Store the presentation on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint.
  • Join a Teams meeting before clicking the Present in Teams button in PowerPoint for Windows or for Mac.

What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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