How to make MS Teams default chat client in Outlook

mhasman
Valued Contributor

Hello,

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.

Thanks!

 

 

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mhasman
Valued Contributor

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AntMac
New Contributor III

Hi 

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: 

~Library/Preferences/com.apple.LaunchServices/com.apple.launchservices.secure.plist

Look for the presence of:

<key>LSHandlerRoleAll</key>
<string>com.microsoft.teams</string>
<key>LSHandlerURLScheme</key>
<string>msteams</string>

 

Hope this helps. 

 

mhasman
Valued Contributor

@AntMac 

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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