Current changes & information

10/2021: Recording function deactivated

The recording function in MS Teams meetings has been deactivated at KIT for data protection reasons. Recording of meetings in MS Teams is therefore no longer possible.

If you absolutely need this function in MS Teams, please contact the Data Protection Office - .

09/2021: Default chat responses

Mobile Teams clients have recently added the ability to use standard responses in chat.


To the question: "Shall we have lunch together?" the answers "Can we" - "Yes" - "Yes, absolutely" are offered as a small additional menu.

This option is only offered for chats in the own client (in our case in the client "Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)").

You can turn this off in the following way:

Open Teams on the mobile device

Go to settings via the round icon next to "Chat".

Then select Messages

In the following window this functionality can be switched off.

05/2021: Client change moved

The client change can now be found under the bobble:

Click on the bobble,

Go to "Accounts & Organizations

Select the client you want to change.

The header of the Teams app will now only show the client you just selected.

02/2021: Voicemail usage disabled

For data protection reasons, the VoiceMails function as well as its transcription has been switched off. (02.02.2021)

01/2021: Changed sharing of desktop, window, whiteboard or similar - announced for 02-03/2021

New design when sharing. Example: