HomeWinBuzzer NewsMicrosoft Teams Gets Document Signing Feature for Meetings

Microsoft Teams Gets Document Signing Feature for Meetings

Microsoft Teams is finally adding the ability to sign documents within a meeting, something that has been a “common ask” from users.

-

Over the last two years, the shift in workplace dynamics means millions now work remotely. Apps such as have become essential for assisting organizations and workers to maintain communication and collaboration. That is why has been throwing feature after feature at Teams.

However, some features you may expect to see on Microsoft Teams have still not been available. One of those tools is the ability to sign documents in real time during a meeting. Such an obvious feature, yet only now is Microsoft rolling it out to Teams.

In a new announcement, Microsoft says in-meeting document signing is coming to Teams on desktop. According to the company, this feature has been a “common ask” amongst users.

“Teams Store has many integrations with e-signature providers and by offering them a ready to implement solution so their customers can sign documents during meeting was a common ask,” says Microsoft.

Details

The feature was developed by Teams Ecosystem Engineering, allowing users to select a document and add it to a meeting. Once added, participants within the meeting can add their signatures. The person who controls the document can select which meeting participants can sign the document.

At the moment, the tool is limited to users who work within the same organization. Microsoft says it will eventually be available for guests in the future. While it is debuting soon on the desktop client of Teams, it will also come to the mobile and web variants of the service.

In another major integration, Microsoft also says Excel Live spreadsheet collaboration is now possible within a Teams meeting.

Tip of the day: When Windows 10 or has issues, it's not rare to run into startup problems. Corrupted Windows files, incorrect system configuration, driver failure, or registry tweaks can all cause this issue.

Using Windows startup repair can fix boot issues caused by the most prevalent issues. Though it may seem that all is lost when you run into startup problems, it's important to try a Windows boot repair so you can at least narrow down the source of the issue. If it doesn't work, you may have to reinstall the OS or test your hardware.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

Recent News