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M365 Changelog: Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID

Petri Staff

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MC248395 – Updated June 08, 2021: At this time Microsoft will not be moving forward with rolling out the feature as outlined. Microsoft is evaluating changes based on feedback and will announce their new plan via Message center when they are ready proceed. Thank you for your patience.

This release of Microsoft Teams Meeting ID will be rolling out across Microsoft Teams Desktop, Mobile and Web and will provide an additional way for users to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by entering a digital ID.

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Key points

  • Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 80668.
  • Timing: Microsoft will communicate via Message center when they are ready to proceed.
  • Roll-out: tenant level
  • Control type: user control
  • Action: review and assess

How this will affect your organization

All meetings will have a Meeting ID that is automatically assigned to a Microsoft Teams user and added to the meeting invite under the meeting link. Meeting attendees can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID. For all meeting attendees, the pre-join, lobby and security will remain the same.

Join a meeting by ID in Outlook.

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Join a meeting by ID on Teams desktop.

Join a meeting by ID on mobile.

What you need to do to prepare

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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