Having recently rolled out Teams to a client, noticed that there was some issues with newly created Teams groups not showing up in the Outlook 2016 client.
Feedback received from Microsoft was that a new feature was rolled out in June 2018. Previously all Teams groups appeared in “Groups” in Outlook, but there was some requirements to be able to control which Teams groups appeared in Outlook.
So by default now, Teams groups do NOT appear in Outlook but you have to enable these.
To do this follow these simple steps;
- Connect to Exchange Online powershell – if you are using MFA for your Admin accounts be sure to follow these steps Here
- In the Exchange Online Powershell run
PowerShell1Set-UnifiedGroup -Identity "<Group Name>" -HiddenFromExchangeClientsEnabled:$false
You will then need to close and re-open Outlook and the group should appear