With the discharge of Home windows 11 Insider Preview Construct 22499 to the software program big’s Dev Channel, Microsoft is rolling out a brand new characteristic that permits Groups customers to rapidly share content material from open app home windows immediately from Home windows 11’s taskbar to their video calls.
This new replace builds on one other lately launched characteristic that launched the power to rapidly mute and unmute lively assembly calls proper from the taskbar.
By making it simpler to share content material throughout Groups calls, Microsoft will remove the necessity to swap forwards and backwards between apps simply to share or reshare a window. With much less interruptions, assembly attendees can have a a lot simpler time focusing on their meetings in Groups.
Sharing open home windows in Groups
Home windows 11 Insiders can now take a look at out this characteristic after downloading the most recent preview construct of Microsoft’s new working system.
When in a gathering in Microsoft Groups, customers can share content material from their open home windows by hovering over the apps of their taskbar. A brand new “Share this window” button will seem beneath an app’s preview and by clicking on it, they will share their open home windows with different attendees in a video name. By hovering over the window once more and clicking “Cease Sharing”, customers can cease Groups from displaying content material on their PC or they will additionally select one other window to share content material from it as an alternative.
This new characteristic additionally works whereas presenting full display displays in PowerPoint and by shifting your mouse to the underside, the taskbar will pop up in order that customers can share or cease sharing their displays with out interrupting attendees.
In response to a brand new blog post from Microsoft, the corporate is rolling out this new characteristic to a subset of Home windows Insiders with Groups for work or college put in although it is going to be rolled out to much more customers at a later date. The software program big additionally plans to carry this performance to Chat from Microsoft Groups (Microsoft Groups for House) at a later date.