M365 Changelog: (Updated) Suggested Replies in Teams Desktop

MC379024 – Updated November 17, 2022: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Suggested Replies present users with an option of three responses to choose from for selected messages and is now available to your users in Teams Desktop.

Microsoft apologizes for not informing you about this change prior to it being released. The company continues to work to ensure it is being proactive in its communications. Thank you for your patience.

When this will happen:

  • Standard: Complete
  • GCC: mid-May through early June – Complete
  • GCC-High: late July (previously early June) through mid-January (previously late October) – Complete
  • DoD: mid-January through late February (previously mid-November)

How this will affect your organization:

Once available, users will be able to quickly reply to a given message by tapping on a suggested reply.

What you need to do to prepare:

This feature ships default on; review Manage messaging policies in Teams.

If you wish to disable this feature in your tenant, please disable the Suggested Replies setting that is found in Messaging Policies.

Users also have a setting within the app so they can disable the feature.

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