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MC466199 – (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Users ability to delete chats (archived)

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check before: 2022-11-26

Product:

Teams

Platform:

Mac, mobile, US Instances, Windows Desktop, World tenant

Status:

Launched

Change type:

Admin impact, New feature, Updated message, User impact

Links:

90723

Details:

Updated March 14, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-April (previously mid-February).

Change Category:
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Scope:
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Release Phase:
General Availability

Created:
2022-11-12

updated:
2022-12-10

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DatePropertyoldnew
2023-03-15MC Last Updated01/24/2023 23:45:362023-03-14T21:29:01Z
2023-03-15MC MessagesUpdated January 24, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-February (previously mid-December).
Updated March 14, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-April (previously mid-February).
2023-03-15MC End Time03/17/2023 09:00:002023-05-08T10:00:00Z
2023-01-25MC Last Updated12/10/2022 01:39:132023-01-24T23:45:36Z
2023-01-25MC MessagesUpdated December 09, 2022: Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-December.
Updated January 24, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-February (previously mid-December).
2023-01-25MC End Time01/30/2023 09:00:002023-03-17T09:00:00Z
2022-12-28MC PlatformsDesktop, Mac
2022-12-10MC prepareThis feature will be enabled automatically and there is no action required at this time.
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=90723
This feature will be enabled automatically and there is no action required at this time.
https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/skype/set-csteamsmessagingpolicy?view=skype-ps
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=90723
2022-12-10MC MessageTagNamesNew feature, User impact, Admin impactUpdated message, New feature, User impact, Admin impact
2022-12-10MC Last Updated11/12/2022 01:13:282022-12-10T01:39:13Z
2022-12-10MC MessagesUsers can now delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history for them is not impacted.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-December.
Updated December 09, 2022: Due to an issue with admin controls in TAC that we are actively working on fixing, please refer to the PowerShell documentation to control the setting for enabling or disabling delete chat capability. Link: Set-CsTeamsMessagingPolicy
Users will be able to delete 1:1 chats, group chats, and meeting chats if they are a participant in Microsoft Teams. This permanently deletes the chat only for the user, other people in the chat and conversation history are not impacted.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 90723
[When this will happen:]
We will begin rolling out in early December and expect to complete rollout by mid-December.
2022-12-10MC TitleMicrosoft Teams: Users ability to delete chats(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Users ability to delete chats
2022-12-10MC How AffectUsers can now delete 1:1 chat threads or chat groups from the Teams desktop or mobile application. By selecting the ellipsis, users can select the Delete option to clear their chat list.

If Admins want to turn off this capability, they can do so from the admin portal under messaging policies. If turned off, users in the tenant will no longer see the delete option for their chats.
Once available, users will be able to delete 1:1 chat threads or chat groups from the Teams desktop or mobile application. By selecting the ellipsis, users can select the Delete option to clear their chat list.

If Admins want to turn off this capability, they can do so from the admin portal under messaging policies. If turned off, users in the tenant will no longer see the delete option for their chats.

*starting April 2022

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