For Teams users, Microsoft Phone System Auto Attendant is now generally available, and Call Queues is in ready for preview. This enables Teams users to receive and answer calls from Skype for Business Online Auto Attendant and Call Queues directly from their Teams client.
Users will be able to differentiate incoming calls from an Auto Attendant or Call Queue before they answer the call. Along with the name and/or number of the caller, each call will also include information of who the caller was trying to reach, giving users better context of how to address the caller.
Once an Auto Attendant or Call Queue calls is answered, the user can process the call like any other call – they can add conference in another user or transfer the call to party.
Getting Started. To receiving Auto Attendant and Call Queue calls on Teams, you will need to configure your interoperability policy and upgrade policy. Please review Migration and interoperability with Skype for Business. If you do not have Auto Attendant and/or Call Queue configured, and would like to do so, please review Set up a Phone System auto attendant and Create a Phone System call queue.
Can I answer Auto Attendant and Call Queue calls on Teams mobile app?
Yes, with the latest version of Teams iOS and Android apps, users will be able to receive and answer Auto Attendant and Call Queue calls.
Does Call Forwarding work with Auto Attendant calls?
Yes, Auto Attendant calls will be forwarded based on user’s configuration.
Does Call Forwarding work with Call Queue calls?
No, Call Queue calls will not be forwarded based on user’s configuration. This is to ensure that callers remain in the queue until an agent can answer the call (so the caller does not accidentally get forwarded unexpectedly).