727 votesthinking about it · AdminMicrosoft 365 Groups Feedback (Product Owner, Microsoft Office 365) responded
We’re still thinking about this suggestion. In the meantime, please be aware that using Dynamic Membership rules will define membership criteria that will force individuals to remain as members of a group. This issue was also highlighted in the comments below. Please keep the feedback/votes coming! Thanks!
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This is a must have requirement. Please stop thinking about it and implement it. Listen to your customers.
1,100 votestry this instead · AdminMicrosoft 365 Groups Feedback (Product Owner, Microsoft Office 365) responded
Disabling the welcome mail is possible with an extra parameter in the Set-UnifiedGroup cmdlet in Exchange PowerShell: -UnifiedGroupWelcomeMessageEnabled:$false. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/users-and-groups/set-unifiedgroup
Use this as a part of a custom group creation flow if you would like to restrict and/or customize the welcome mail for many groups across your tenant.
870 votesthinking about it · AdminMicrosoft 365 Groups Feedback (Product Owner, Microsoft Office 365) responded
Following up on the previous update, if a workload (such as Planner) is enabled for Outlook by default, we don’t plan on hiding those groups from the GAL. The only other scenario currently under consideration where we would hide groups by default is “Secret Groups”. “Secret Groups” would be hidden from everywhere unless you are a member. “Secret groups” is on the Microsoft 365 Groups backlog, but there is no delivery date available at this time.
Thanks to everyone for your feedback and votes on this item. We’re working through a couple of options and hope to have more information shortly. It’s a very difficult problem to solve since group membership is consumed across many different aspects of Microsoft 365. Thanks for your patience and keep the feedback coming!
Thanks for your feedback! We’re reviewing your suggestion. Remember, the more votes a suggestion gets, the more likely it is that we’ll do it. You can see what’s happening with Office 365 on the Office 365 Roadmap.