Now in public preview: Meeting Toolbar Usability Improvements



The updated Microsoft Teams meeting toolbar makes navigating meetings and discovering new features and capabilities easier than ever.


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  • Users are now able to raise hands from the meeting toolbar with the dedicated raise hand button.
  • Users can navigate the More menu easier from sub-menu groupings.
  • Users can also switch their views seamlessly from the new View button with view options that include gallery, together mode, and other views.

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Flighting status

Available to everyone in Public Preview channel.


How to enable

Join a meeting in Teams to use the improved meeting toolbar with new React button, View button and redesigned More menu.


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Note 1: If you need information about enabling the public preview itself, see “Enable the public preview for Teams” below.

Note 2: To be able to use this feature, user needs to be in Public Preview. Other meeting participants are not required to be in Public Preview.

Supported clients and platforms






Google Chrome



Microsoft Edge











Known issues



Known limitations



Enable your Teams client for the public preview 


  1. First, IT admins need to set an update policy that turns on Show preview features. Learn how at Public preview in Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams | Microsoft Docs.  
  2. Users then choose to join the public preview individually. Learn how at Get early access to new Teams features - Office Support ( 



Send us your feedback 

Got feedback on features in the public preview or other areas of Teams? Let us know straight from Teams via Help Give feedback This is on the bottom left of your client.

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Thank you,

Preview Team

Quality & Customer Obsession, Microsoft Teams

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