Block change picture
In Skype for Business we were able to prevent users from uploading pictures for their avatar. This was done from a PowerShell script that modified the OWA policy. We should have the same option with Teams. Hopefully in UI instead of PS.
This item is still in the works, no new details to share yet.
This is an essential feature for my organization as well.
Aaran Thompson commented
This is becoming a large problem for us too. As we currently have 12 academies and recently introduced Microsoft Teams to 2 of the sites however students have already figured out they can change the photo in teams.
We are having this same problem. We need to lock it down. With the increased phishing attempts this has become a very big security concern.
Fred Trigg commented
This really needs sorting out. There should be one common mechanism to control profile photographs. Our staff now know how to change the profile photos which is completely against company policy. This has been an open issue for ages and needs prioritisation.
Matthew Cameron commented
Doesn't seem to have be any movement on this since August 2018?!
Almost 3 years on this request and no progress.
I made a ticket an they send me here...
It is of vital importance for our company that this is corrected, as users change corporate photos.
es de Vital Importancia para Nuestra compañia que esto se corrija, ya que los usuarios nos cambian las fotos corporativas.
Jacob Clark commented
Any update! Very frustrating that this issue hasn't warranted more traction.
Travis Geseron commented
Would also like an update on this issue ASAP.
Ok it is 2020. Where do we stand on getting this resolved? I have users who find it funny to upload images that are not HR friendly. I have also found a back door to anyone you has already set a policy to block user profile photos.
The following link needs to be removed.
It has been two year since Warren has posting any details. Are they paying you in peanuts?
Please correct this issue, it is a very serious issue for professional enterprises and educational organizations as noted many times in this thread for more than two years now.
This needs a solution as users in an enterprise can put any picture they want there
We need the solution now, please!
Eric Ljungblad commented
Microsoft support was unable to provide a solution to disable the ability to Change your profile picture in Microsoft Teams via our Tenant. The OWA policy set for the tenant should prevent users from editing their profile pictures.
Brett Brownderville commented
Please get this added. We just ran across a user who had set theirs to an inappropriate picture. We need the ability to block this ability across our organization.
Seak, Teng-Fong commented
More than two hundreds voices and still no progress.
Come on! Are you reincarnated from ants or what?
This has been in the works for over a year. Is there a update on this feature?
We also need this now, people started putting penguins and other "funny" things. It's only a matter of time when someone puts racist or adults pics. How is it possible in a corporate environment???
Please merge https://office365.uservoice.com/forums/264636-general/suggestions/32017660-teams-picture (736 votes) in to this idea as well.
This issue has been listed as known/discovered since March 1st 2017, the "workaround" listed is to vote on this item, but clearly this has no effect whatsoever, because here we are, two years and 9 months later, and it still has not been solved, there has not even been an update for 1 year and 4 month. And Teams is supposed to be an enterprise-class product? I would call this a joke, except that it isn't funny. There must be some very incompetent people working on this, who don't care about customer feedback.