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How to use live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings
10 November 2023
With live transcription in Microsoft Teams, you can follow the conversation even when you miss a word or two, and you can easily search and review the transcript afterward.
Live transcription also improves accessibility and inclusivity, helping everyone easily participate in meetings and communicate with colleagues.
What is the live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings?
The live transcription feature in Microsoft Teams is powered by Azure Cognitive Services, which uses advanced speech recognition technology to provide accurate transcriptions.
It is important to note that the accuracy of the transcription may vary depending on the quality of the audio and the speakers’ accents and pronunciations.
The feature is easy to use and can be enabled with just a few clicks, making it an accessible and valuable tool for all Teams users.
How do I use live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings?
The live transcription feature is easy to use within Microsoft Teams.
1. During a meeting click on the ellipses (3 dots) “…” menu at the top of the screen.
2. Then select Start transcription.
3. Once enabled, the feature will transcribe the conversation in real-time, and the transcript will be visible to all participants.
4. Once the meeting has ended you can view the transcript in the meeting’s chat history. Simply click the link in your Teams meeting chat message, or you can click More > Files.
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