Published January 8, 2022

Mute Notifications During Meetings

Reference ID: MC312489 | Effective: March 14, 2022

MC312489 – The current experience of receiving notifications during meetings is highly distracting and there is no easy way to turn off these notifications making it highly painful for users. This feature will introduce a setting to help the user turn OFF notifications during meetings.

  • Global Setting to turn OFF notifications during meetings – A user can find this settings by clicking on the ellipsis next to the profile picture -> Going to global settings -> Notifications -> Meetings. This will turn off notifications for all the meetings
  • Allow/Mute Notifications through the uBar – A user can wish to turn ON/OFF notifications on a per meeting basis through the setting provided in the meeting tray.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 87452.

When this will happen:

Microsoft expects this feature to begin Start rolling out in early February and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-March.  

How this will affect your organization:

Notification Settings

u-bar Settings

What you need to do to prepare:

No action required. You may want to update your documentation as needed.

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