Microsoft Teams – Starbucks app – Custom Background – Outlook integration

Microsoft teamed up with Starbucks to release the Starbucks app and a custom background for Teams. Starbucks app is available in the US and users can show appreciation to their colleagues by sending Starbucks eGift directly with the Teams chat.

Microsoft Teams Starbuck app
Microsoft Teams Starbuck app

To use it download the Starbucks app to Microsoft Teams. Create a Starbucks rewards account or sign in to an existing account. Go to the new conversation section of Microsoft Teams chat or channel and click the Starbucks icon. Choose card design and gift amount and the right it a personalized message for colleagues.

Microsoft Teams Starbuck app
Microsoft Teams Starbuck app

Go with the release of the Starbucks app the company has released a new Starbucks themed custom background for Microsoft Teams. With these virtual backgrounds, users can hang out with their colleagues or friends.  The list of background includes Starbucks holiday cups and exotic scenes such as a snowy Starbucks Store, Oceanview, and more. Check out our Teams dedicated background for more options.

Microsoft Teams Starbuck app
Microsoft Teams Starbuck app

Microsoft is currently working on two features.  Microsoft Teams is getting a calendar option that allows users to create a shared calendar for channel participants. The built-in calendar automatically creates posts in Teams when a user creates a channel meeting.

Custom background in Microsoft Teams.

Another update coming to Teams is the ability to share Outlook emails in Microsoft Teams. The users can send a copy of their conversations or email directly within Teams chat and channel. Microsoft 365 roadmap indicates that these features are expected in March 2021 and we will let you know as soon as it rolls out.

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