Transfer to this device

A feature I’ve fallen in love with of late is the “Transfer to this device” feature on Microsoft Teams.

If you, say, start a call on Teams on your laptop and then open Teams on your phone, you see two options – “Add this device” or “Transfer to this device.”

And, if you choose “Transfer,” it seamlessly moves the call over to your mobile device.

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I’m guessing the Teams product team analyzed the data on cross-device usage and noticed a significant proportion of users switching between these devices. It makes sense when you’re working from home and perhaps juggling other responsibilities during the pandemic.

It is a thoughtful feature – one of those that delights me every time I use it. A nice example of good product management.