Teams live event producers will see a separate window experience for managing events

Currently, a Microsoft Teams live event producer manages the a live event within the primary Teams window. With this update, producers will manage a live event in a separate Teams window.

Key points

  • Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81804 
  • Timing: early May; complete mid-May
  • Roll-out: tenant level
  • Control type: user control and admin control 
  • Action: review and assess by May 1

How this will affect your organization

All feature and functionalities available in the in-window user experience will be available in the new, separate window experience.

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What you need to do to prepare

When this update is complete, the live event producer will always manage a live event in a new external window.

You may revert this change by completely disabling the multi-window experience. 

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

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