Microsoft Teams Public Preview indicator “P” on avatar

This update, that is currently rolling out to users in the Public Preview channel of Teams, adds a P next to their profile picture/avatar as shown in the image below. This is a marker that denotes the user is in Public Preview.

When this will happen:

Rollout has begun and will finish by late September 2021.

How this will affect your organization:

Users will now notice a P next to their profile picture/avatar indicating that they are in the Public Preview channel of Teams.

P denotes Public PreviewView image in new tab

Note: Public preview is enabled on a per-user basis, and the option to turn on public preview is controlled in an admin policy.

What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify your users and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

Message ID: MC284365


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