You don’t have permissions to create private meetings

One of my subscribers emailed me recently. When they tried to create a meeting in Microsoft Teams, they got an error message saying, “You don’t have permission to create private meetings.

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In this Microsoft Teams tutorial, we will learn how to fix the error: ‘You don’t have permission to create private meetings in Microsoft Teams‘.

You don’t have permission to create private meetings

Now we see where you can get this type of error.

1. Open Microsoft Teams, click the three dots, then click ‘Calendar.’

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2. When I select a date to create a meeting, I get the error: ‘You don’t have permission to create private meetings.’

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It doesn’t allow me to enter attendees or create a private meeting in Teams.

You don’t have permission to create private meetings in Microsoft Teams [Solved]

Now follow the below steps to solve this problem:

1. Open Microsoft Teams Admin Center, expand ‘Meetings,’ select ‘Meeting policies,’ then click ‘Global (Org-wide default).’

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2. On the ‘Global (Org-wide default)’ page, enable the ‘Private meeting scheduling’ option. Make sure it is set to ‘On’.

You don't have permissions to create private meeting

3. After this, when you open Microsoft Teams to create a meeting, you won’t see the error. It will allow you to enter attendees.

you don't have permission to create private meetings

This way, you can solve the “You don’t have permission to create private meetings” error in Microsoft Teams.

Looks like you don’t have permission to schedule meetings for this account. Talk to the owner to get permission and try again [Solved]

Ensure that your role within the organization or team includes the ability to schedule meetings. Some roles might be restricted from scheduling meetings.

Additionally, ensure you verify permissions in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and assign appropriate meeting policies in the Teams Admin Center. For delegated permissions, make sure the calendar owner grants delegate access and shares the calendar.

I hope this article helps you fix the error “you don’t have permission to create private meetings“.

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