Disable "Events from Email" for Entire Organization - Worst Feature Ever


The new feature that office is using that scans a users inbox and then adds tentative calendar event before the user accepts the meeting is HORRIBLE for my users. Many of our users are in multiple groups but only need to accept occasional meetings for those groups.


Not to mention that MS scanning all of our users email doesn't give me a warm feeling about our privacy rights.


It would be extremely helpful if there was a way to disable "Events from Email" for all users, or set the default behavior as the administrator for all users to "Don't show event summaries in email or on my calendar". Having to show each staff member how to disable this setting is a pain and we do NOT want MS making meeting decisions for our users.

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Hey @WSC_Joseph,


Apparently you are not the only one who wants to turn it off :)  @Vasil Michev wrote a fine post around that a few years ago, hopefully should be still good.

Check it out : https://www.michev.info/Blog/Post/1304/events-from-email-in-office-365-and-how-to-disable-them