The Search Bar in Microsoft Teams Now Supports Resource Accounts

February 28, 2024
2 min read

Hey there, fellow Microsoft Teams aficionados! Some news to share with you guys. Brace yourselves because the Microsoft Teams admin center (TAC) is stepping up its game with a nice upgrade: the search bar is about to get a whole lot smarter by supporting resource accounts!


When's the Big Day?

Mark your calendars for early March 2024, because that's when the rollout kicks off. Whether you're in the worldwide domain, GCC, or GCC High, this enhancement is coming your way, promising to revolutionize how you navigate the admin center.

What's in Store for Your Organization?

Get ready to explore a whole new level of functionality. With this update, the TAC search bar becomes your ultimate ally, extending its support to a diverse array of entities. From teams to users, policies to settings, documentation to emergency addresses, and now resource accounts - it's a comprehensive overhaul designed to streamline your administrative tasks.

Preparation Made Simple

Here's the best part: there's no need for any preemptive action on your end. That's right, sit back, relax, and let the update roll in. Of course, it wouldn't hurt to give your Teams administrators a heads-up about this development. Consider updating your training materials and documentation to ensure everyone's up to speed with the newfound capabilities.

So, there you have it - a sneak peek into the future of Microsoft Teams administration. With the search bar embracing resource accounts, navigating the admin center is about to become a whole lot smoother. Get ready to unleash the full potential of Teams like never before!

Thx for reading.

Rene Vlieger

Rene Vlieger

As a Microsoft 365 consultant, Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), I spend my days immersed in the world of cloud technology, assisting organizations on their transformative journey. My passion lies in enhancing productivity, fortifying governance, ensuring compliance, bolstering security measures, and fostering seamless adoption of new technologies.

In my role, I strive to be more than just a consultant; I aim to be a catalyst for organizational growth and evolution. By guiding businesses through logical steps, I help them ascend the maturity ladder, ensuring that every technological advancement is not just implemented but embraced wholeheartedly. But my commitment doesn't end there. I believe in the power of sharing knowledge, which is why I invest heavily in training sessions, workshops, and yes, even penning (or typing!) joint blogs. 

My Microsoft 365 knowledge includes Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Loop, Viva, Purview, Defender, Entra, Outlook, Whiteboard, Copilot, and Forms.