Published May 24, 2021

Mac Native Notifications

Reference ID: MC258023 | Effective: June 15, 2021

MC258023 – Note: if your organization does not use Mac OS you can safely disregard this message.

With this update, your users will be able to choose their preferred means of Teams notifications delivery, either via the Teams built-in notification system or via Mac

Minimum Requirements : 
1. Client Build Version should be
2. Mac OS – 10.15

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66743.

NOTE: This message is a follow-up and update to MC222156 in which Microsoft stated that they would be delaying this feature to do some additional testing. 

When this will happen:

  • This will begin rolling out to users beginning in mid-June and expects the rollout to be completed by early July. 

How this will affect your organization

Should your users wish to change notifications of Teams messages from the Teams app to the native Mac OS notification system, they can do so in the Teams Notifications settings:

What you need to do to prepare

When this feature rolls out, your user will see the new toggle in their Teams notification settings. There is no change in message notification behavior until a user enables the native OS notifications.

This setting is respected across all MacOS desktop clients (supported versions) that a user is logged into.

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