What is new in Azure Virtual Desktop for May 2022

Here's what changed in May 2022:


Background effects with Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop now generally available

Users can now make meetings more personalized and avoid unexpected distractions by applying background effects. Meeting participants can select an available image in Teams to change their background or choose to blur their background. For more information, see our blog post.


Multi-window and "Call me" with Teams features now generally available

The multi-window feature gives users the option to pop out chats, meetings, calls, or documents into separate windows to streamline their workflow. The "Call me" feature lets users transfer a Teams call to their phone. Both features are now generally available in Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop. For more information, see our blog post.


Japan metadata service in public preview

The Azure Virtual Desktop metadata database located in Japan is now in public preview. This allows customers to store their Azure Virtual Desktop objects and metadata within a database located within our Japan geography, ensuring that the data will only reside within Japan. For more information, see our blog post.


FSLogix 2201 hotfix

The latest update for FSLogix 2201 includes fixes to Cloud Cache and container redirection processes. No new features are included with this update. Learn more at What’s new in FSLogix and our blog post.

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