Teams – Retention Policies is now available for Teams

Microsoft is rolling out an update to make retention policies available for Microsoft Teams.

Completion is scheduled for mid-April.

Please note there is no default retention policy applied to Teams.

To create (and apply) a retention policy for Teams, go to the Security and Compliance center ( and reach the Data governance\Retention blade


Then create a new retention policy


Follow the wizard to name your policy and set the retention period and actions as usual


Then, you can choose to retain your Teams channels message and/or your Teams Chats


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