Microsoft Teams update brings emoji reaction support to Android users

Milan Stanojevic
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Microsoft Team's Android update brings a new emoji reaction feature for Android

Microsoft recently released a new update for the Android version of Microsoft Teams app. The recent update bumps the existing version of the application to 1416/

Microsoft brings a bunch of improvements and change in the recent release. The company has finally released some performance improvements and bug fixes for the app.

Furthermore, you can now use emojis to react to the messages that you send or receive from other users. These emojis express the feelings of angst, sadness, love, and surprise.

Many users have already spotted this new feature and confirmed that the app now offers six different emojis for that purpose. Microsoft Teams users are happy to see the new feature.

The previous version just allows them to use a thumbs-up button for reacting to message. Apparently, Microsoft plans to add a little more fun to the boring work discussions.

Microsoft Teams update changelog

The complete changelog of the recent update explains the new features in Microsoft Teams app in the following manner.

Emoji reactions

You can now express your emotions in better ways with the help of emoji reactions on messages.

Improved search experience

Microsoft Teams now allows its users to view their search results in a single view.

View announcement posts

You can now view different announcements posts available on different channels.

Hide private team

Microsoft is completely focused to improve the privacy of Microsoft Teams users. The recent update enables you to hide your private team. It means that others can no longer discover your private team in search results.

Improved @mention suggestions

This update brings some major improvements for the @mention suggestions in the application.

It is not the first time that Microsoft has introduced Message reaction capabilities in its products. As a matter of fact, you will see the animated Slype emojis in Microsoft Teams.

As you may know, Skype has a similar feature that lets you different emojis to react to messages. Other messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger or Apple’s iMessage also support message reactions.

It’s also worth noting that Microsoft Teams actually uses the Skype emojis across all platforms, which are animated and still look pretty good after all these years.

If you are interested in trying out the new emojis, you can visit Play Store to download the update today.


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