Teams – Update for the automatic admittance in Teams Meeting

As you know, when setting up a Teams meeting you can define who can be automatically admitted to join the meeting, defined by your Teams administrator using Meeting policies.

Until now, there was few options between everyone, everyone in your organization and everyone in your organization and federated ones,

Well, you can now also automatically admin the organizer only, meaning all participants will join the meeting by using the lobby.

To use this new option, your Teams administrator need to connect to your Teams administration portal ( and access the Meetings\Meeting policies to edit (or create) a meeting policy to set the Automatically admit people setting (available under the Participants & guests section) to Organizer only


Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies