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Disable Microsoft Teams: Someone Is Trying to Reach You

Let’s see how you can block the annoying ‘Your teammates are trying to reach you‘ Teams notifications.

Disable Your Teammates Are Trying to Reach You in Microsoft Teams

Disable Missed Activity Emails

  • Navigate to Microsoft Teams Settings.
  • Click on Notifications.
  • Then select Email →  Missed activity emails.
  • Use the drop-down menu and set this option to Off.
  • Under Teams and channels, click on Custom.
  • Set Channel mentions to off.From now on, every time someone does @channel, you won’t get any notifications. And this includes ‘Someone is trying to reach you’ notifications.
    • From now on, every time someone does @channel, you won’t get any notifications. And this includes ‘Someone is trying to reach you’ notifications.

    Create a Mailbox Rule

    That’s taking rather a sledgehammer approach, but it works.

    Here’s a screenshot of the whole rule.

    Create a New Security Group and Transport Rule

    Keep in mind that transport rules apply to emails that are in transit. They take action on the emails that flow through your organization before they are delivered to the recipients.

    Who’s Emily Kirby?

    Don’t worry about getting such emails. They’re not spam emails. Emily Kirby is a real person. As a matter of fact, she’s a Microsoft Teams Program Manager Most likely, Microsoft sent that email either to invite you into Teams or make sure everything is working properly with your Teams account.

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