Have an on screen timer for a meeting.
While the meeting is being held, the timer shows the time left during the meeting.
Time management tool integrated in the meetings on MS Teams.
Thank you for your feedback. The team is currently exploring options for this. We will share an update as soon as one is available.
Lorien Styles commented
Please add this feature to Microsoft Teams Government version ASAP.
Please add this feature as meeting start time countdown, active speaker's timer counter, time slots timers/countdown to notify when next speaker has to start. Thanks
Emilie Logez commented
Hello, It's request since 2018 - and almost one year of research -> Do you have estimated date available for this feature ?
We are more and more to used Teams now in company & at work.
It's very essential feature for us - I assume.
Thanks for information sharing. :)
Mosaab Omar commented
Are there any updates on the Timer/countdown feature for MS Teams?
Kirsi Jaakkola commented
Timer for each speaker in one session would be much appreciated.
I need a timer that tracks speaking times of individual participants in a meeting, not for the whole meeting itself. The idea is to make sure everyone sticks to his/her time slot.
I would like a timer to track time given to speakers/topics (not a countdown of the remaining meeting time).
This is a required feature to ensure all speakers and presenters know how to manage their time which helps in ensuring adherence to all the objectives of the meeting.
It would be nice to have a timer and a "ding" sound 1 minute before the timer ends.
We do a lot of presentation meetings with for example 6 demo's in it of 10 minutes. When the first few ones take 1-2 mins more the last presenter has an issue. Would be nice for timekeeping to have a facilitator set timers that warn speakers that they need to wrap up.
Andy Wong commented
Please add this. With the current pandemic and all presentation by respective speakers virtually, we need a timer for them to keep track of their agenda session.
Brenda Gallant commented
This feature would be very helpful.
Something similar would be good for managing meeting breaks too. ie Back in 15 mins, and the organiser can set a countdown timer that all other attendees can see.
Time boxing is a must in modern days meeting culture. Having at least a shared count down timer would be more than helpful.
Catherine Stone commented
Having options is key here! In some meetings I’d love to see the whole meeting time counting backwards (ie showing what time is left in the meeting) and the option for it to utilize color too so it’s not too distracting (ie green at the beginning, yellow at the middle, red at the end, blinking if over). In other meetings I’d love to be able to set separate timers for different portions of the agenda. Having a color system here wouldn’t be bad either as when you are talking/presenting I think it might be less distracting to notice color than numbers, but either way would work. Also having options for a Pomodoro timer within a long meeting would be interesting (ie the meeting is 2 hours long, but you can set break times throughout and people in the meeting can see the countdown clock for those breaks vs actual meeting time countdown). Awesome productivity opportunities in this idea!
Pedro Tavares commented
This functionality can have a significant impact on meeting productivity, especially in meetings with many speakers and an agenda with defined times for each point.
I recommend that the meeting’s time-table can be defined with a list of points and respective durations. Once a speaker ends his/her allotted time, the chronometer should start counting up (preferably in red), until the meeting organizer switches the timer to the next point of the agenda.
It would be really helpful to have a countdown timer feature that could be set by the meeting organiser and be seen by everybody participating.
When this function will be available in Teams please?
It will be really great to have that to be more effective in our meeting
would be very very helpful to have it!
a workaround with small tool like "topmost" oder "deskpin" (windows manager to have timer windows pinned in front of any presentation window) are working, but not always available / allowed in companies
Soren E commented
This simply can't be implemented fast enough - as it will make meetings far more productive - when all will be keeping time far better - and thus focus on the meeting content