How to enable/disable chat deletion in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams now allows users to delete 1:1, group and meeting chats as I explained here.

If as an administrator, you are concerned about the use of this feature or if you don’t want to make it available to all the users you can control it with messaging policies.

Enable/disable chat deletion in Microsoft Teams

To enable or disable the option to delete a chat do the following:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams admin center by accessing the following url
  2. In the vertical menu expand the Messaging policies section
  3. Select the policy you want to modify
  4. Toggle the Delete chat option to turn the option on or off
    Enable/disable chat deletion in Microsoft Teams
  5. Click Save to apply the changes to all the user affected by the policy you have just modified

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