Microsoft Teams’ Walkie Talkie feature now available for iOS, Android

The Walkie Talkie app in Teams provides instant push-to-talk (PTT) communication for your team and is now available on Android & iOS

  Walkie Talkie allows users to connect with their team using the same underlying channels they're members of, Microsoft revealed on their website

Only users who connect to Walkie Talkie in a channel become participants and can communicate with each other using push-to-talk, one at a time

Walkie Talkie works anywhere with WiFi or cellular internet connectivity

Walkie Talkie feature does not come pre-installed

To enable this feature for users in your organization, you need to add Walkie Talkie to the App Setup Policy assigned to users from the Teams Admin Center

Once enabled, Walkie Talkie will become available on the app within 48 hours

You can add it to your app list by opening the Microsoft Teams admin center, under Teams app > Setup policies, you should have Allow user pinning set to On

Then, under the Pinned Apps section, click +Add Apps, Microsoft details on their website

“On the Add pinned apps panel that appears on the right, use the Search textbox to look for Walkie Talkie

When you have it as a search result, select the Add button to the right of the name to add it to your list


Date:17-Jan-2022 Reference:View Original Link