In the Microsoft Teams Admin Center there is an option to allow or prevent anonymous users from joining Teams meetings.

In this series of quick tips we continue to spotlight a few easy ways to help you get more productive with Teams. Some of these may be new to you, while others may offer a helpful reminder of options you forgot were there.

To toggle this option On/Off, a Teams administrator or a Microsoft 365 global administrator must do the following:


  1. Open the Microsoft Teams Admin center
  2. Click Meetings
  3. Click Meeting settings
  4. Toggle Anonymous users can join a meeting

Note: If you allow anonymous users to join a Teams meeting, it is a good idea to configure a meeting policy that forces external users to wait in a lobby before joining the meeting.

See this post for the steps on how to do this.



Serge Tremblay

Office 365 MVP - Collaboration & Admin Specialist @Victrix Montreal

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