Enable Microsoft Teams Live Events for Everyone

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Microsoft Teams allow you to quickly increase your collaboration and creating live events are extremely useful for some scenarios inside your organization. These type of event have some key features that you’ll not be able to get from the regular meetings that are organized on a daily bases. This features can be used for example to share a new product that you’re planning to release, have some training session, webinar, etc.

By default, the live events are only available for people inside your organization or specific people or group. So changing this option allows you to share this with other users.

  1. Open the Microsft Teams Admin centre – https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/
  2. Click on Meetings > Live Event Meetings
  3. Select the Global (Org-wide default)
  4. Select the dropdown option Everyone
  5. Click to Save

This option will take some minutes to be recognized for your calendar Microsoft Teams. Once it’s ready, you will be able to create the Live Event for everyone, even if some attendees don’t have an Office 365 account. When creating a new live event the option Public will be available.


This option will allow you to expand your audience when producing this type of meetings. Note that you can create specific policies for specific users. With that, only some users can create these Live Events for everyone. On the below article, I explained how to create a custom policy for meetings but the steps are very similar.


  1. Ali Magboul said:

    I still don’t see it active on my TEAMS? is there an issue?!

    June 9, 2020
    • David Ramalho said:

      Hi Ali,

      This feature takes some time to get propagated in your tenant.

      My best,
      David Ramalho

      June 15, 2020
  2. Hedi Ago said:

    Can you allow Public participant to speak up ? instead of just Q&A entries?

    August 27, 2020
  3. David Martignon said:

    Thank you very much, the information was very useful to me.

    October 29, 2020

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