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Jeroen Fürst for TrueLime

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Weekly Microsoft Teams tip #6: Hide chat bubbles

Have you ever experienced a Teams meeting where the attendees went crazy in the chat? I am referring to those meetings where a lot of chat messages are posted during a presentation containing comments, memes and/or gifs. As a presenter it is fantastic to get feedback on your talk, but it can be quite distracting.

Recently I noticed the option to disable these chats from constantly popping up. The option can be found under the more actions (...) menu:

Don't show chat bubbles

Personally I am in favor of monitoring the chat and interact with the attendees. In some cases I would ask a colleague to monitor the chat and ensure that questions are not overlooked.

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