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Safari Browser support for Microsoft Teams in preview

In February I blogged that Teams browser support was coming for Safari on Mac OS and iPad. Good news, it’s now in in preview.

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Thanks to Shawn Harry for the screenshot (I’m not a Mac user).

It looks like it’s only working in Mac OS at the moment, not iPad, thanks Matt Ellis

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Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/limits-specifications-teams

Known issue:

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While in preview, users may run into issues related to Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention. While Safari browser support is in preview, go to Preferences > Privacy? and uncheck the Prevent cross-site tracking setting.

Once Safari is fully supported for Teams, you will no longer need this workaround.

Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/known-issues

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Tom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems.

Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

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  • I just tested this after reading your post. In my experience, MS Teams will open up in the Safari browser. Once I tried to join a Teams meeting….

    Try a different browser.
    This feature isn’t available yet for your browser. Try the web app with Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, or switch to the desktop app.

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