Key concepts - Configure Microsoft Copilot Studio


Power Virtual Agents capabilities and features are now part of Microsoft Copilot Studio following significant investments in generative AI and enhanced integrations across Microsoft Copilot.

Some articles and screenshots may refer to Power Virtual Agents while we update documentation and training content.

Microsoft Copilot Studio has many advanced features that let you extend the capabilities of what bot conversations can do.

These features allow you to personalize the look and feel of your bot and give you more flexibility in what your users can ask your bot to do.


With the Web app version, you can use single sign-in (SSO) to backend systems, seamlessly integrate between virtual support conversations, and customize the look and feel of your bot.


Topic Description
Assign access and change security options Determine who can use the bot in Microsoft Teams
Configure end-user authentication Allow users to sign in with any OAuth2 identity provider directly in a bot conversation.
Configure single sign-on Retain a user's authentication to use other signed-in products.
Configure hand off to a generic engagement hub Hand off conversations to any engagement hub.
Configure hand off to Omnichannel for Customer Service Seamlessly and contextually hand off bot conversations to live (human) agents using Omnichannel for Customer Service.
Configure your bot to automatically start the conversation Make your bot start the conversation automatically whenever the bot is loaded.
Customize the look and feel of your bot Send and receive dynamic responses (such as adaptive cards and carousels) that you can custom render directly in the bot conversation.