Allow Teams Meeting Host to Toggle Meeting Entry Exit Tones Conference Bridge Settings
As an O365 global admin there is no way to let my Teams users toggle these audio conferencing meeting preferences themselves.
There is only a global setting in the Teams/Skype admin portal that lets me turn on/off these audio conference bridge settings for the entire tenant. My users need to be able to modify these settings like they could in Skype for business.
If I was hosting a large Teams meeting and running a webinar you can see how disruptive entrance and exit tones would be as participants come and go. The problem is that I can't just disable them for a specific users as this bridge setting is on or off for all users.
To me this seems like a huge oversight and not feature parity with what Skype for Business audio conferencing offered.
Users who schedule a Teams meeting will see a new setting in the Meeting Options page to “Announce when callers join or leave”. for PSTN/dial-in participants.
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Daniel Rohregger commented
We need this!!
this has been a recurrent question from end-users.
Meeting options should allow organizers to modify entry/exit tones: on or off.
another great feature that is missing today is the "mute participant upon connection" which should produce the entry tone but keep the participant muted. Ideal for smaller training sessions.
also is it possible to make the entry/exit tone customizable?
I agree, it feels like people sneaking in into an ongoing meeting. You would not do that in real life, you would knock on the door when coming in.
This is badly needed. A big oversight from Microsoft.
Please update MS teams with this basic but very useful feature. MS Teams have great features, not including this basic one is a bummer
Iain Campion commented
Really need this. We are using Circuit and transitioning to Teams. Circuit has the functionality to sound a tone when a person joins or leaves a group call. For example we could be chatting prior to starting the meeting, waiting on a person to join, and it would be great to know with a tone that the person joined.
I am missing the feature in MS Teams to hear if somebody joins the meeting or leaves. It is not always obvious just from the participants list.
Yes!! Please! (and definitely the option to turn off the notifications during the course of a meeting). Use case: during our meeting setup we want to greet people as they join; once a presentation starts we usually stop the notifications so that the sounds don't interfere with our concentration.
Mandatory - wondering why this is not included at all and definately a lucking basic feature when comparing to other solutions like Webex !
Btw. it seems sufficiently requested here - so how to get a feedback/response of the plan to implement it ??
Can you tel me if there is a problem with teams in the Netherlands. The Chat and Call is disabled
David Agnello commented
Important feature to have when you have a few key decision makers, but have half a dozen other people on the call. You have to wait for the decision makers to announce themselves before you can really get started, or are asking repeatedly, "okay, is John on the call? no.. okay we'll wait some more..""
Really need this as we're looking at migrating from Skype to Teams and it's really useful when running a conference call and people join late
Sound notification would be a very useful addition
Carol Bordignon commented
For companies switching from Webex to O365 E3, no audio notification [when participants join] is a loss of functionality.
This would be especially important if the meeting is being recorded. In fact there may be a requirement to let new people know that they are being recorded, so another good reason to have them 'announced' by a bleep.
Need this! I have been surprised with someone joining in between our conversations
Eric Witowski commented
This would be a great feature to have given all the meetings I host daily.
This is a very important feature to add. The option to have a beep when people join and leave is critical to track who is in a call. It should be a meeting option.
Sil Nose commented
we need this!