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Microsoft Teams: Detecting and hiding inactive channels

Microsoft Teams: Detecting and hiding inactive channels

Microsoft Teams is introducing an automatic hiding feature for inactive channels, starting mid-July 2024 and ending late October 2024. This means that Teams will detect and hide inactive channels that users have not interacted with recently. Users will have the option to manage hidden channels and opt-out in Teams settings. This feature does not require admin action and is set as default, but informing users is recommended. However, users with EDU licenses assigned will not receive this change.

Before this rollout, users had to manually hide inactive channels, but after the rollout, Teams will hide inactive channels and notify the user with the message "We're hiding some inactive channels for you." Users can then choose to keep the channels hidden or show them again from Teams settings. This feature is available on Teams for Desktop, web, and Mac, and the rollout will complete by late October 2024 for all platforms.

Admins should be aware of this change and inform their users about these new features, although no admin action is required for this update.

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