M365 Changelog: Admins can install Apps in Meetings

MC252940 – Updated July 30 2021: Microsoft is pleased to announce that this feature is now available. Thank you for your patience.

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.

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.

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