MC205801, Stay Informed, Published date: Mar 7, 2020
FROM MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Updated March 11, 2020: Updated instructions to access the setting. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Your Teams and Skype for consumers users will soon be able to chat and make Voice over IP (VoIP) calls to one another.
- We’ll be gradually rolling this out at the end of March 2020.
- The rollout will be completed by the end of April.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 53935How does this affect me?
Teams users in your organization can chat with and call Skype users by using their email address and vice versa.What do I need to do to prepare for this change?
Teams-Skype interoperability is disabled by default.
Admins who wish to enable this feature will need to go to Microsoft 365 admin center > Org-wide settings > External access and Enable users to communicate with Skype users.
You might also consider updating your user training and notifying your help desk.Additional information