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    Kathrin McGregor commented  · 

    When can we expect this "planned" feature...I have been waiting for this now for 2-3 weeks and we start remote teaching in 4 days...please MS, what is the delay in this simple feature of holding students (guests or other members) in a lobby until the teacher (presenter) is in the meeting? Please give us some hope!! TY!!

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    In May we introduced a new user setting, Only me, that meeting organizers could select when configuring the “Who can bypass lobby?” setting for a Teams meeting. We are now making it possible for you to set Teams meeting defaults in your organization so that only meeting organizers can bypass the lobby.

    Your IT admin will now be able to set “Automatically admit people” to Organizer only

    Please note

    When set, only the organizer can join directly; all attendees will need to enter via lobby
    Once this is your tenant default, it applies to all new meetings created by the user. It does not affect meetings set up prior to this change where Meeting options were updated.
    To change the lobby setting for previously created meetings, Meeting organizers can select Meeting options in the meeting invitation for each meeting they schedule.
    For additional guidance, see Student safety meeting policies: …

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