How to make MS Teams default chat client in Outlook

Valued Contributor


I am looking for solution to make Teams default chat client in Outlook. Can not ping it anywhere in Teams or Outlook settings. 

Wonder if there are proper plist file, key and value, and if possible to make config profile.





Valued Contributor

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We have our default chat client set on the server (O365 end) after moving from islands mode (Skype/Teams hybrid mode). After doing this we got away from a lot of the default chat client problems.

Sadly a lot of Teams settings are controlled from server end. I'd suggest engage with your Teams administrator to get your server end settings checked. If all good there I'd be suggesting to check out the user level plist: 


Look for the presence of:



Hope this helps. 


Valued Contributor


Thank you for recommendations! Yes, this plist is set with right parameters

The issue happens when Jabber is installed and opened once, default chat app changes from Teams to Jabber

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