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Microsoft Teams audio conferencing email is legitimate

Posted: 10:37:33, Monday, Nov 7, 2022   Expiration: 10:37:33, Monday, Nov 14, 2022  

Microsoft sent an email to users this morning announcing that audio conferencing has been turned off on the user’s account. Many are wondering if the email is spam. We can confirm this message is legitimate.

As of Monday, October 31, 2022, the dial-in (audio only) feature within Microsoft Teams expired. All other access to Teams Meetings remains available including via Mobile, Desktop, and Web Clients.

Microsoft sent an email to users this morning announcing that audio conferencing has been turned off on the user’s account. Many are wondering if the email is spam. We can confirm this message is legitimate. We’ve included a screenshot of the email below. 

Please share this information with your department or unit. More information about why the feature expired, recommended next steps, and alternative virtual meeting platforms is outlined in this IT News post.

-- Office 365: Beth Wendt

Created: 22:42:07, Sunday, Nov 6, 2022 (by Beth W.)
Updated: 14:05:19, Wednesday, Nov 9, 2022 (by Dana G.)