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Teams Version history

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Is there a link that describes the version history of Teams updates?  It would be beneficial to have a list that shows the version history and build information similar to O365.  

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Teams is a service with some associated apps, and they don't get all updates nor is each identical in functionality. Message Center in the Office 365 Admin Portal is one place to read (and filter) items related to Teams. It also depends upon your tenant type. If someone has a better answer, it'd be great to see.

I have the same question. Without the version history, we are spinning our wheels trying to maintain Teams in a WVD environment.  Here is why:

- According to this, Teams cannot self-update in a WVD environment, we have to uninstall the old one and install the new one.

- The MSI download doesn't tell you the version number, and always has the same file name. So you have to conduct your own version control to be able to uninstall the old one (because the uninstaller expects the MSI file to have the same name and path as when it was installed) and to reinstall the new one that you intend. The versions I downloaded in February, March, and April all have different file sizes and modified dates in the file details, but when installed all claim to be version 1.4.00.2781. So I don't know if I should have just kept the January version.

- Even with careful version control, uninstall and resinstall can fail on some WVD hosts, even using the Troubleshooter.

 

These factors together create a situation that is both a time waster and a security issue, the latter because it drives my customers to use Teams on personal systems instead of the company system that is more secure, but might or might not have Teams installed on it.