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MC252940: Admins can install Apps in Teams Meetings

Microsoft is enabling IT admins to select Teams apps that can be installed in meetings for their organization. It will leverage the App setup policies, Installed apps section in which admins can specify the apps to install on behalf of their users. This is rolling out to Microsoft Teams desktop, web and mobile. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81086.

We will enable IT admins to select Teams apps that can be installed in meetings for their organization.

MC252940: Admins can install Apps in Teams Meetings

When this will happen

Microsoft will begin rolling this out in mid-June (previously mid-May) and expect to complete rollout early July (previously early June).

How this will affect your organization

Tenant admins will be able to install apps in meetings on behalf of their users and be able to choose which apps are installed by default when Teams is started.

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.

Message ID: MC252940
Effective: July 30, 2021

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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