Published August 13, 2021

Spam Notification in Call Toast

Reference ID: MC277640 | Effective: August 23, 2021

MC277640 – Microsoft is thrilled to bring you Spam Call Notifications. This unique, vanguard feature release will enable calls that are likely Spam calls to be identified in the call toast. This is rolling out to Teams desktop and web.

  • All answered or missed calls that are likely Spam calls will be reflected respectively in the call history screen as well.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85386

When this will happen:

Microsoft will roll this out in late August.

How this will affect your organization:

Users will be able to save time by not answering calls that likely spam. The spam notification label will automatically show up on calls that are likely Spam calls.

Spam notification

Spam likely notification
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What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

Note: This is rolling out default on however, although Microsoft does not recommend it, you can disable via PowerShell.

  • Set-CsTeamsCallingPolicy -Identity Global -SpamFilteringEnabledType “Disabled”

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