M365 Changelog: Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID
MC248395 – Updated May 13, 2021: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This release of Microsoft Teams Meeting ID will be rolling out across Microsoft Teams Desktop, Mobile and Web and will provide an additional way for users to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by entering a digital ID.
- Microsoft 365Roadmap ID 80668.
- Timing: Microsoft will begin rolling this out in early June (previously early May) and expect to complete rollout by early July (previously late May).
- Roll-out: tenant level
- Control type: user control
- Action: review and assess
How this will affect your organization
All meetings will have a Meeting ID that is automatically assigned to a Microsoft Teams user and added to the meeting invite under the meeting link. Meeting attendees can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID. For all meeting attendees, the pre-join, lobby and security will remain the same.
Join a meeting by ID in Outlook.
Join a meeting by ID on Teams desktop.
Join a meeting by ID on mobile.
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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