Microsoft are updating capabilities in Outlook for Windows, Outlook on the web and Outlook for Mac preview.
How will this effect you and your organisation?
Share to Teams from Outlook will allow you to share an email conversation from Outlook, including all the attachments, to a chat or channel in Teams.
When you share an email from Outlook desktop or Outlook on the web it will launch a window in the Teams desktop client, if it is installed, or open a window within Outlook. In Teams you will be able to see a preview of the email message which everyone can open and view the full contents by clicking the preview.
Share to Teams from Outlook will create a copy of the email and any attachments. These copies are stored in the ‘Email Messages’ sub folder within SharePoint for channels. Copies are stored in the senders OneDrive for chats.
It’s worth noting that this feature is not yet available for Outlook mobile.
When can you expect this?
Roll out is set to begin mid March and be complete late March 2021.