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Serve Private Channels in Microsoft Teams only through Collaboration Templates

For a governance purpose, you may want to restrict Private Channels creation for users and make it available only through the ones you define in Templates. Users won't be allowed to create a Private Channel for any other purpose. Private Channels will be created only with the teams created through the defined templates.

If you want to know more on Private Channels in Collaboration Templates by nBold, learn more in the dedicated article.

The only thing you need to do is first, to disable the ability for users to create a Private Channel, second, make sure that only nBold App can create private channels.

Disable the ability for users to create Private Channel

As a Microsoft Teams Admin or Global Admin, go to the Microsoft Teams Admin Portal go To Teams > Teams Policies > Select Global > Disable.

As a result, everyone in your organization won't be able to create private channels.

Only nBold App is allowed to create private channels

Create a new policy that can call for example "nBold Service Account

Then select the policy and apply this policy to the nBold Service Account in your tenant.

Here the Service Account Name is "nBold", in your organization it certainly has another name that is defined.