What you need to know
- It's now easier to download an attendance report from a Microsoft Teams meeting.
- You can now download an attendance report after a meeting finishes.
- Before this recent addition, you had to download attendance reports before a meeting was over.
Microsoft Teams has a new feature that makes it much easier to download attendance reports for meetings. You can now download reports after a meeting concludes. Before this recent update, you had to download attendance reports before a meeting ended.
The improvement to attendance reports was spotted earlier this month on a UserVoice forum. Now, it appears to be rolling out.
Microsoft MVP Karoliina Kettukari highlights the feature's availability on Twitter.
Easy attendance reports are now here! Super convenient to download them directly from Teams with a click of a button. Very detailed data inside - I know many customer have many use cases for these!#MicrosoftTeams @MicrosoftTeams pic.twitter.com/DbDAODhHYyEasy attendance reports are now here! Super convenient to download them directly from Teams with a click of a button. Very detailed data inside - I know many customer have many use cases for these!#MicrosoftTeams @MicrosoftTeams pic.twitter.com/DbDAODhHYy— Karoliina Kettukari (@kettukari) March 25, 2021March 25, 2021
A person asked Kettukari on Twitter if the feature was in public preview or general availability, to which Kettukari replied, "I have normal tenant so they should be in GA." If you don't see the feature yet, you should probably see it soon.
Based on the feedback in the UserVoice thread, the feature seems to need improvement. Many people point out flaws in how it reports attendance, including only counting the people to show up to the first instance of a recurring meeting. Hopefully, these are just early hiccups, and Microsoft can clean up the feature.
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omg, I have been asking for this functionality since Lync. Yes, that long ago.
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