Microsoft Teams guests - what are they
A guest is someone who isn’t an employee, student, or member of your organization. They don’t have a school or work account with your organization. For example, guests may include partners, vendors, suppliers, or consultants. Anyone who is not part of your organization can be added as guest in Teams
Guests added to Teams can participate in Channels
Guest can be identified thus Martin Perry (Guest)
Microsoft Teams guest permissions
Guest access in Microsoft teams is switched on by default. You will need to be an administrator of your Microsoft 365 tenant to change this setting
When a guest is added to a Team by a team owner of administrator the guest receives a welcome email inviting them to join the team
After accepting the invitation, the guest can participate in teams and channels, receive and respond to channel messages, access files in channels, participate in chats, join meetings, collaborate on documents, and more.
All members of the team will see the guests activity within the team
Guests can also be members of Private Channels within a team
This link details guest experience in Teams
Team owners can also change Guest permissions relating to Channels.
Go to the Team ellipses and Manage Team
Two additional settings can be changed here:
- Allow guests to create and update channels
- Allow guests to delete channels
If you have been added as a guest to a Team you can access the Team by going to your profile picture in teams and selecting Accounts and Orgs. This will show a list of a teams where you are a Guest
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