Microsoft will quickly let customers change between two totally different accounts in Microsoft Groups.
First noticed by OnMSFT, the tech big has added a brand new function to the Microsoft Groups Roadmap earlier this week.
It’s working to roll out “Extra settings for a number of Accounts and Organizations” in December.
As a part of the brand new function customers will be capable to add a private account to Groups together with their work/faculty account and change between the 2 with out having to sign off.
“We’re including help inside Groups desktop to have the ability to add one private account, together with one work/faculty account, change their profile image, and change between accounts and orgs by means of Settings,” Microsoft mentioned.
The function can have basic availability in Groups worldwide together with Commonplace, Multi-Tenant and Schooling, together with Authorities Cloud in December 2020, as per the roadmap.
Presently, Groups on desktop doesn’t permit a person so as to add a special account. To modify accounts, a person must sign off of Groups and log in to the opposite account. There are a couple of workarounds to this together with signing into a special account from an incognito browser.
This function is likely one of the most requested options for Groups on Microsoft’s UserVoice discussion board.
Groups final month added a spread of recent options together with dwell captions with speaker attribution, the power to pin a person video feed inside a Groups assembly, stopping attendees from unmuting in conferences and Microsoft Whiteboard read-only mode, amongst others.
The video conferencing platform now has over 115 million each day lively customers, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just lately introduced in earnings name with buyers.