MC251564: Microsoft Teams: Organizer can lock meeting from additional joins

Within the desktop app in-meeting experience, organizers can choose to lock their meetings to prevent subsequent unwanted join attempts. Users attempting to join a locked meeting by any means (e.g. from web, desktop, mobile, PSTN, and devices) will not be able to do so. There will be a message to say that the meeting is locked. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 80669.

In the Teams meetings desktop app experience, organizers can choose to lock their meetings to prevent subsequent join attempts. Anyone attempting to join a lock meeting from any device will be informed that the meeting is locked.

MC251564: Microsoft Teams: Organizer can lock meeting from additional joins

Affected Workloads

  • Microsoft Teams

When this will happen

We will begin rolling out mid-July (previously mid-June) and expect to complete by the end of August (previously end of July).

How this will affect your organization

When the change has rolled out meeting organizers will have the option to Lock the meeting:

When the change has rolled out meeting organizers will have the option to Lock the meeting.

What you need to do to prepare

You may consider updating your training and documentation as appropriate.

Message ID: MC251564
Published: 20 April 2021
Updated: 01 July 2021