MC279087 – Cortana adds two new skills and Push To Talk is enabled by default

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check before: 2021-09-02


Cortana, Teams


World tenant, mobile, Windows Desktop


Change type:

Feature update, User impact, Admin impact



Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows Service Update and New Skills in Cortana.
Service Update:
A service update will occur on Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows devices during the week of August 23rd, 2021. This service update will facilitate the release of additional features in the future. Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows Service Update plus new skills in Cortana.
No action is required for this service update, this is informational only.
New skills in Cortana:
There are two upcoming changes in Cortana:
You will soon be able to use Cortana to call someone or add someone to a meeting in your Microsoft Teams Room on Windows.
You will soon be able to "Push To Talk" Cortana to use it, meaning the user will be able to tap on the console microphone and say "join my meeting" on all newly imaged devices
[When this will happen:]
We expect to begin rolling this out in the early September and expect to complete the full rollout by mid-September./p>

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