Allow co-authors to chat within a document

This policy setting controls whether co-authors can use the chat functionality within an Office application to collaborate with each other when editing a document.

If you enable or don't configure this policy setting, users can chat with each other when co-authoring a document.

If you disable this policy setting, users can't chat with each other when co-authoring a document.

Note: This policy setting only applies to subscription versions of Office, such as Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise.

Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server, Windows 10 or Windows 10 RT

Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\common
Value Namedisabledocumentchat
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value1


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