Teams Admin: Number Features says "SMS off" how do we turn it on?

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Below is under Voice > Phone Numbers:

Teams-SMS-off.png

 

I can't tell you how excited I am to see this but I can't figure out how to change it to SMS on. Also curious to know what "SMS 4 apps off" means, is there an App we need to add to teams to enable this?? Let me know if anyone else sees this and maybe knows how to enable it via PowerShell or another method.

 

Thanks again to the Teams Product Team!! Great job!!

 

Jason

 

 

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@ITSourcePro I see it too, and I'm really hoping it means they are adding sms capability to ms teams. But I don't see how to turn it on. 

I talked to MS Support, and they provided the following link:

 

Add an SMS participant to a group chat - Office Support (microsoft.com)

 

As far as I can tell this only applies to the personal version of Teams, not the corporate version. Not sure why it requires you to start a group chat but can still work 1:1 with a SMS number. I can't wait to see this finally over in the corporate version of Teams.

 

Jason

This is a classic case of the support staff not knowing what you're talking about but coming across something on google they hope you will take as an answer and let them close the ticket.
Any news on this? When's the next AMA for Teams Calling??