Here’s how to enable Together Mode in Microsoft Teams so online meeting is no longer boring | Microsoft 365

Coffee shop, lecture theatre, bottom of the ocean or Christmas scene, now e-meeting doesn’t need to be boring!

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Welcome to the new world where e-meeting is the new normal. E-meeting or you may call it as video or teleconference – depends on the mode you are using – were used to be boring. On teleconference you can only hear voices from the audiences, while video conference typically will show the person in boring lines and grids.

Well, with Microsoft latest innovation, nowadays e-meeting doesn’t need to be that boring. You can e-meet in the virtual coffee shop or virtual classroom or some other fun places.

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Here’s how to enable Together Mode and change scene in Microsoft Teams

For your information:
1) Together Mode can only be activated when there are at least 4 people in the meeting.
2) Together Mode and the scene shown are affecting you and the rest meeting audiences

The steps are meant to be done in a computer – the steps on mobile app should be pretty much similar.

1) Login to Microsoft Team app.

2) On top right of the Microsoft Teams screen, next to the minimize, maximize and close button, there’s your initial / name / photo. Click on it and click on Settings to open Settings window.

3) Under Settings, go to General.

4) Under Application, tick on “Turn on new meeting experience (New meetings and calls will open in separate windows. Requires restarting Teams.)”. Restart your Microsoft Teams.

5) Join any Teams meeting or go to “Calendar” then click “Meet now” to create a meeting.

6) Once you are on the meeting room, click on the “…” (3-dots) button. Click on “Together mode” to activate Together mode.

7) While you are on Together mode, click “Change scene” with the pencil icon on the bottom left of the screen to switch to another background, such as lecture theatres, coffee shop, conference room, class room and even Christmas scene.

In case you prefer the video version, here you go, how to activate Together mode:

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