MC260561: Microsoft Teams: Admin notifications for Custom app submissions

To automate and simplify the approval process for custom apps this feature update will enable admins to receive a notification in a dedicated Teams channel when a developer submits a custom app for IT admin approval. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82512.

When a developer submits a custom app for IT admin approval, admins will receive a notification in a dedicated Teams channel, so they can review and take next steps to publish the app.

MC260561: Microsoft Teams: Admin notifications for Custom app submissions

Affected Workloads

  • Microsoft Teams

When this will happen

We will begin rolling this out in early July and expect to complete rollout mid-August (previously mid-July).

How this will affect your organization

This notification will allow admins to review it in the Microsoft Teams admin center and approve it for publishing to your organization’s app store.
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This will rollout default off and admins will need to opt-in to enable the feature.

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.

Learn more

This guidance focuses on the Teams aspects of the app and is intended for admins and IT pros.

Message ID: MC260561
Published: 07 June 2021
Updated: 19 July 2021
Effective: July 5, 2021