Published on June 5, 2023 by Brian Dvorak

Microsoft has now added avatar functionality to Teams Meetings! Am I referring to the movie, Avatar? Well, not quite. Avatars is a new feature where you craft an animated version of yourself to enable during meetings. Avatars have a ton of customization options, emotions, and reactions you can play with. And, you can create multiple Avatars to use, depending on your mood or the situation. Using an avatar can help boost engagement and be useful when you are unable to turn on your camera.

Wondering how to create your first avatar and use it during a Teams Meeting? I thought you might ask, so I was able to find a great tutorial created by Microsoft’s own Mike Tholfsen. Check it out below…

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