Desktop notifications opening in new window instead of main window

Jose Escobar 40 Reputation points

When I click a desktop notification for a new chat, the message opens in a new window. How can I change the settings so that clicking the notification opens the message in the main teams window instead of opening a new window? I had it configured this way in the past but I can't figure out how to change it back in the new teams preview

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  1. Branko Golubovic 15 Reputation points

    This is an old question, but for those who stumble upon this - the way to change it back to how it was, i.e. clicking on notification opening the main Teams window:

    In Teams, click on ... in the top menu (next to your photo/initials) and then on Settings. In General section, look under "Opening content in Teams Windows" and make sure "Main window" is selected. That should do it.

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  2. Billy 0 Reputation points

    Same issue with new Teams how do we disable pop out chat?

  3. Ran Hou-MSFT 6,925 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    @Jose Escobar

     What kind of pop out chat?

     If it's the bottom right corner that shows this notification pop-up below, select Setting, and then choose Turn off all notifications for Microsoft Teams (work preview).


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