Remove from Teams: 3 Easy Steps Guide

Jason Gong
July 5, 2024

Remove from Teams by kicking it out, revoking permissions, and blocking it.

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Are you tired of uninvited guests in your Microsoft Teams meetings?, a popular AI notetaking app, may be convenient for some, but it can also raise privacy and security concerns. In fact, a recent survey found that 78% of employees are worried about the confidentiality of their virtual meetings. If you're looking to take control of your Teams environment and remove, you've come to the right place.

In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to identify in your meetings, understand its impact, and remove it from Teams completely. By the end, you'll be a pro at managing your meeting participants and keeping your conversations private.

Ready to dive in and discover how to kick out of your Teams meetings for good? Let's get started!

3 Ways to Spot in Your Microsoft Teams Meetings is an AI notetaking and transcription tool that may be present in your Microsoft Teams meetings without your knowledge. Here are three ways to identify if is active in your meetings:

1. Look for the Bot in the Participants List

During a Teams meeting, open the participants panel. Scan the list for any unfamiliar names or ones that include "". The presence of a bot indicates the tool has been added to the meeting and may be recording. You can use automation tools to manage meeting participants effectively.

2. Check for in the Meeting Invite

Open the original meeting invite in Teams or Outlook. Look in the attendees list as well as the meeting description for any mention of Meeting organizers may note the tool's usage there. Automate your lead management to save time on checking invites manually.

3. Ask Other Participants If They Are Using

If you suspect is being used but can't confirm it, directly ask the meeting organizer or other participants. They should disclose if the tool has been added to the meeting. Utilize AI-generated messages for quick and efficient communication.

Identifying's presence is important for understanding what parts of the meeting may be recorded and transcribed by the tool. Unaware participants could inadvertently have their data captured.

In the next section, we'll cover the steps to remove from your Microsoft Teams meetings and protect your privacy.

Steps to Remove from Microsoft Teams Meetings

If you've identified that is present in your Microsoft Teams meetings and want to remove it, follow these three steps. First, remove from any active meetings it has joined. Next, revoke its permissions in your Microsoft 365 environment to prevent future access. Finally, take measures to block from rejoining meetings going forward.

1. Kick Bot Out of Active Meetings

When in a Teams meeting where is present, open the participants panel. Hover over the bot and click the "Remove participant" icon. Confirm you want to remove them from the meeting. This will kick the bot out of the active meeting, stopping any recording or transcription.

2. Revoke Permissions in Microsoft 365 Admin Center

Log into the Microsoft 365 admin center with your admin account. Navigate to the Teams admin center and select "Teams apps" on the left. Search for in the list of apps. Click on the app name, then select "Permissions". Click "Revoke all permissions for this app" to remove its access to your Teams environment.

3. Block from Rejoining via Teams App Permission Policies

Still in the Teams admin center, navigate to Teams apps > Permission policies. Either edit the global (default) policy or create a new custom one. Under "Microsoft apps", choose "Block specific apps" and add to the blocked list. This will prevent the app from being re-added to meetings even if an organizer tries to.

By removing from meetings, revoking its permissions, and blocking it via policies, you can ensure the app no longer has access to your meetings and their data. If you need to connect Microsoft Excel for further automation, Bardeen offers great solutions.

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Thanks for sticking with us this far! You're well on your way to being a removal pro. Just don't let it bug you too much!


Removing from Microsoft Teams is crucial for maintaining meeting privacy and data security. This guide covered:

  • Spotting in meetings, understanding its presence, and the privacy implications
  • Step-by-step removal from active meetings, revoking permissions, and blocking future access

Master these steps to keep your Teams meetings free of unwanted AI notetakers and protect sensitive information. Additionally, you may consider AI email management tools to help with other aspects of your digital privacy.

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