Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events

With this update, meeting organizers will be able to allow anonymous presenters in a Microsoft Teams live event.

This feature is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70599.

When this will happen

Rollout is late March through early April 2021.

How this will affect your organization

Your meeting organizers will now be able to schedule an anonymous presenter for a Teams live event when using the Teams desktop app.

Meeting organizers will indicate when scheduling the live event that they expect an anonymous presenter. This must be managed when scheduling the meeting.

The anonymous presenter must also use the Teams desktop app.
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What you need to do to prepare

This feature is available to tenants with licenses for Teams Live events at no additional charge.

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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