Created Teams Chat with Externals, Removed them, but Attach files still not enabled

Rebecca Smolnicky-HR 1 Reputation point

I created a Teams chat with people who have External profiles. They also have "Guest" profiles, so I added those as well, then removed their External profiles. I was hoping this would enable the "Attach Files" feature, but it is still there and there is a black box in the upper right of the page which says "External". Why is this, even after I already removed the External profiles? What are my options? Do I have to start over and create a new chat? Thanks for any assistance.

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  1. Yuki Sun-MSFT 41,011 Reputation points

    Hi @Rebecca Smolnicky-HR

    According to this link, the "Share files" feature is not available to External access users but is indeed available to Guests:

    Then regarding the scenario you described, based on my test, in order for the "Attach files" option to appear, a new chat needs to be created to include the guest user only:

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