Microsoft Teams on Safari and Firefox will get performance improvements next month

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Teams is one of Microsoft’s services that gets many new features monthly. Next month will be no exception for the company’s widely-used collaboration tool. The software giant will add a plethora of new features in January, but alongside them will be coming Teams performance improvements on the Safari and Firefox web browsers.

On the Microsoft 365 Roadmap page (feature ID: 329253), the Redmond tech firm notified that “latest meeting experiences with performance improvements” will be available for the web on Safari and Firefox browsers. However, these improvements are for those who join Teams meetings without signing in to the platform.

Microsoft hasn’t given us complete details about what performance improvements Teams will offer for Firefox and Safari users. However, according to the Roadmap page, “refreshed pre-join, updated meeting stage, and the updated meeting toolbar” are other noteworthy changes Microsoft plans to introduce for those who join Teams meetings anonymously using Firefox and Safari web browsers.

These changes are already available if you’re using Microsoft Edge to join Teams meetings anonymously. And in the next few months, they are said to come to Firefox and Safari browsers. The reason the aforementioned changes are coming to Firefox and Safari this late could be because both browsers don’t have Chromium rendering engines, which powers popular browsers like Chrome, and Edge Opera.

Users will get a preview of an improved Teams experience for anonymous join next month, with general availability in February. That said, these are tentative release timelines, which means they’re subject to change if something goes wrong.

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