How to disable chat during Microsoft Teams meetings


16, 2021

Sometimes during a Microsoft Teams meeting, the host wants to disable chat messaging to keep attendees focused on the content of the presentation.

Microsoft has now enabled the ability to disable chat, offering 3 different options:

Under Meeting Options:

  • Enabled (default): Attendees can chat before, during, and after the meeting.
  • Disabled: No one, including the organizer, can send chat messages.
  • During the meeting only: Attendees can chat during the meeting. The organizer can send messages at any time.

To change this setting, select an option next to.

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