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MC276017: Viva Connections (Private preview) app visible in Teams

In preparation for broader customer availability, the Viva connections (Private preview) app will now be visible in the Teams admin center and the Teams app store. At this point, the app cannot be installed or used. We will update you when the app is ready for use.

MC276017: Viva Connections (Private preview) app visible in Teams

Affected Workloads

  • Microsoft Teams

When this will happen

The app will be visible in the Teams admin center and the Teams app store after Aug 12th, 2021.

How this will affect your organization

Though the app cannot be installed or used at this time, Teams users will be able to search for and see an app store entry for Viva connections.

If you have installed the Viva Connections for Teams Desktop only, via PowerShell script, there is no impact to your experience. This will continue functioning as it is today.

What you need to do to prepare

No action required. However if desired, Viva Connections app status can be set to ‘Blocked’ from the Teams admin center.
Viva Connections app status can be set to 'Blocked' from the Teams admin center.

Message ID: MC276017
Published: 06 August 2021
Updated: 06 August 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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