New Teams meeting lobby setting – only invited users join directly

New Feature: Teams

From Microsoft Corporation

MC233466 ยท Published Jan 9, 2021

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Message Summary

Teams meeting organizers can have greater control over their meetings by enabling a new lobby setting where only Calendar meeting invited users will be able to join directly.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68730.

When this will happen

  • For Production and GCC environments: roll out will start in early February and will be complete by mid-February.

How this will affect your organization

New Lobby settings in Teams

Meeting organizers will be able to ensure that only Calendar meeting invited users can bypass the lobby after they schedule a new meeting. They do this by changing the meeting option Who can bypass the lobby to People I invite. Anyone else with the meeting invitation will be sent to the lobby.

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What you need to do to prepare

You might consider updating your user documentation and training materials.

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