M365 Changelog: (Updated) Microsoft Teams – Emojis, GIFs and Stickers Unified in One Picker

Summary

Microsoft Teams will soon have a combined picker for emojis, GIFs, and stickers. The rollout timeline has been updated, with targeted release starting in early December 2023 and worldwide release in early April 2024. Users can find all the fun content under the smiley face icon, and there is nothing to do to prepare.

MC674737 – Updated March 29, 2024: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Users can soon find all of their emojis, GIFs, and stickers in a combined picker in Microsoft Teams.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84023

When this will happen:

Targeted Release: Microsoft will begin rolling out in early December 2023 (previously late November) and expects to complete rollout by late January 2024 (previously mid-December).

Worldwide: Microsoft will begin rolling out in early April 2024 (previously mid-March) and expects to complete rollout by late April).

GCC, GCC High, DoD: Microsoft will begin rolling out in early May 2024 (previously early April) and expects to complete rollout by late June 2024 (previously late May).

How this will affect your organization:

Users can find emojis, GIFs, and stickers combined in one menu under the smiley face icon. All the fun content will remain as normal for users to add in their messages.

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What you need to do to prepare:

There is nothing you need to do to prepare.