Teams: Meeting Options

How to set teams meeting options to force users into a lobby or turn off announcing new members.

Use Microsoft Outlook create a new meeting request.  Choose the Teams Meeting button on the ribbon.


After clicking the Teams Meeting button, the join meeting options will be added to the meeting description. Click the Meeting Options link in the meeting description.  You will need hold the Ctrl button when clicking if you are editing the meeting.

After clicking the link, a new tab will open in your default browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet explorer...). You will then have the ability to change the meeting options settings. These settings include:

  • Who can bypass the lobby?
  • Let Callers bypass the lobby (Yes/No)
  • Announce when callers join or leave
  • Who can present


Once you have made all your selections, click the Save button to save the changes.

The meeting options can be changed at any time by opening the meeting in your calendar and clicking the meeting options button.

Keywords:Interview lobby announce   Doc ID:101313
Owner:Dan D.Group:UW Stout
Created:2020-04-23 09:13 CDTUpdated:2020-04-23 10:03 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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