Microsoft Teams for iOS updated with 3×3 grid view support for iPads and more

Microsoft Teams is being updated on iOS that bring a few new features. The iPadOS app now supports a 3×3 grid view in meetings. Additionally, an option to toggle a setting that reduces the amount of data consumed in video calls is being added to iOS. The Android app also adds a few new features such as the ability to send meeting invite links to users that do not have a Teams account.

The Redmond giant began rolling out support for 3×3 video views back in May for the desktop clients. The addition of this feature on the iPad makes it a nifty one since the larger screen real estate can accommodate more participants. The new update brings support for a 2×4 grid on On iPhones, leveraging the portrait orientation. In addition to this, the iOS app is adding a new daily agenda view to view and share upcoming meetings.

Here is the full changelog for Teams on iOS that is now rolling out:

  • See more videos in your calls and meetings. 2×4 on iPhone, 3×3 on iPad
  • New setting to reduce the amount of data Teams uses while video is on
  • Choose which number to dial for org contacts with more than one phone number
  • Single sign-on access for bots and tools in Teams that use your org credentials
  • Daily agenda view of upcoming meetings. Join, edit, or share them with contacts

The Teams release notes page on Microsoft Support also mentions that Cortana voice support has been added to the app starting August 18. However, the changelog does not mention the addition. Cortana in Teams is currently rolling out only for users in the U.S., with a wider rollout expected in the future.

The Android version of the app was also updated today, however, the changelog seems to be the same from earlier versions, suggesting that it could be a bug-fixing update.

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