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How do I hide users from Teams ? For both cloud user and synced with AD users ?  Already did " Hidefromaaddresslit" Still the behavior is the same .

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Hi,

This feature is not there yet. There are many people want this feature .. here is the Microsoft user voice to support and you can vote for it.
https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/34198972-hide-a-user-from-micr...

Hope this helps !

Hi  @Deleted you can look into turning on the search scope, which by default will exclude anyone with "Hideaddresslist" enabled. Here is the documentation for it: 

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/teams-scoped-directory-search

 

 

Hi @Deleted, were you able to get this working? 

Hi @Chris Webb 

 

I found this old thread and will likely try turning on scoped directory search but I have two questions I'm hoping you can help with.

1. Will this remove the user (who is excluded from the GAL) from the Teams org chart too?

2. We use Teams with some external parties. Will this impact the external search in any way?

 

Thanks in advance!

Eric

Not sure anymore with the whole Information Barriers they added since. Problem with those is it requires advanced licensing and doc's aren't clear.