MC786324 – Microsoft Teams (work or school) application on Windows will be renamed to Microsoft Teams

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check before: 2024-05-10


Microsoft 365 Apps, Teams, Windows, Windows Virtual Desktop


Mac, Windows Desktop, World tenant


Rolling out

Change type:

New feature, User impact, Admin impact




Starting in May 2024, the Microsoft Teams application for Windows will be renamed to "Microsoft Teams," and the personal version on Windows 11 will be called "Microsoft Teams – personal." This is in anticipation of an update allowing access to work, school, or personal accounts from a single app. Rollouts will begin in early May and finish by early June 2024. Tenant admins should inform their users and update documentation accordingly.

Starting in May 2024, important changes will affect Microsoft Teams for Microsoft Windows. Tenant admins should be aware of these changes. New Teams on Windows will be changing its name from “Microsoft Teams (work or school)” to “Microsoft Teams”.

The Microsoft Teams personal application on Windows 11 will also be renamed to “Microsoft Teams – personal” if installed on users’ devices. These changes are in preparation for the unified Microsoft Teams application update that will allow users to log in to the Microsoft Teams application with any account type – work, school, or personal. Learn more in MC719659 Microsoft Teams: Access work, school, and personal accounts in a single desktop app (February 2024).
[When this will happen:]
Targeted Release: We will begin rolling out early May 2024 and expect to complete by mid-May 2024.
General Availability: We will begin rolling out mid-May 2024 and expect to complete by early June 2024.

Change Category:


Release Phase:
General Availability, Targeted Release



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