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How To Move Users To Teams Only (2023)

The strategies in this post will help you how to move users to teams only mode. This is how I moved users to teams only mode and they are very satisfied with the experience.

Let’s jump right in.

There are two options to set users to Teams Only mode and they are listed below.

How do I change the coexistence mode for individual users?

  • Go to the “Teams Admin Center“.
  • Expand “Users” and select “Manage users“.
  • Search for an account and click to open their properties.
  • At “Teams Upgrade”, click “Edit”.
How to move users to Teams Only
  • Change their coexistence mode to “Teams only” and turn Off “Migrate this user’s meetings to Teams”.
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  • Click “Apply”.
  • Allow a few hours for this policy to apply.
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How do I set entire tenant to Teams only?

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  • Turn On Notify Skype for Business users that an upgrade to Teams is available based on organization requirements.
  • Click “Save
  • Allow for a few hours to apply these changes.


I figured I would check PowerShell and sure enough, you are able to easily do this to change the mode for individual users.

Grant-CsTeamsUpgradePolicy -PolicyName UpgradeToTeams -Identity

Once it is run, you can look at the user and you will notice the user has the policy now assigned.

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How do I set entire tenant to Teams Only?

Use the following command if you’re interested in moving the entire tenant to Teams only. This means all users will be moved to Teams only.

Grant-CsTeamsUpgradePolicy -PolicyName UpgradeToTeams

How do I access and use these commands?

Connect to Skype for Business Online module and after you enter your password to connect, you will now have access to all the commands and many other items with Skype/Teams.

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For more information on how to move users to teams only mode, check out the Microsoft website.

Want to improve your Microsoft Teams experience for better productivity? Check out the tips and tricks mentioned here.

Which options from today’s post are you going to try first? Or maybe you have a question about something that I covered.

Either way, I’d like to hear from you. So go ahead and leave a comment below.

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