Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
Identity Key String Specifies the policy instance name
AllowBetterTogether Write String Determines whether Better Together mode is enabled, phones can lock and unlock in an integrated fashion when connected to their Windows PC running a 64-bit Teams desktop client. Enabled, Disabled
AllowHomeScreen Write String Determines whether the Home Screen feature of the Teams IP Phones is enabled. Enabled, EnabledUserOverride, Disabled
AllowHotDesking Write Boolean Determines whether hot desking mode is enabled.
Description Write String Specifies the description of the policy
HotDeskingIdleTimeoutInMinutes Write UInt64 Determines the idle timeout value in minutes for the signed in user account. When the timeout is reached, the account is logged out.
SearchOnCommonAreaPhoneMode Write String Determines whether a user can search the Global Address List in Common Area Phone Mode. Enabled, Disabled
SignInMode Write String Determines the sign in mode for the device when signing in to Teams. UserSignIn, CommonAreaPhoneSignIn, MeetingSignIn
Ensure Write String Present ensures the instance exists, absent ensures it is removed. Present, Absent
Credential Write PSCredential Credentials of the workload's Admin
ApplicationId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory application to authenticate with.
TenantId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory tenant used for authentication.
CertificateThumbprint Write String Thumbprint of the Azure Active Directory application's authentication certificate to use for authentication.
ManagedIdentity Write Boolean Managed ID being used for authentication.
AccessTokens Write StringArray[] Access token used for authentication.


New-CsTeamsIPPhonePolicy allows you to create a policy to manage features related to Teams phone experiences. Teams phone policies determine the features that are available to users.


Microsoft Graph

To authenticate with the Microsoft Graph API, this resource required the following permissions:

Delegated permissions

  • Read

    • None
  • Update

    • None

Application permissions

  • Read

    • Organization.Read.All
  • Update

    • Organization.Read.All


Example 1

This example is used to test new resources and showcase the usage of new resources being worked on. It is not meant to use as a production baseline.

Configuration Example
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    Import-DscResource -ModuleName Microsoft365DSC

    node localhost
        TeamsIPPhonePolicy 'Example'
            AllowBetterTogether            = "Enabled";
            AllowHomeScreen                = "EnabledUserOverride";
            AllowHotDesking                = $True;
            Credential                     = $Credscredential;
            Ensure                         = "Present";
            HotDeskingIdleTimeoutInMinutes = 120;
            Identity                       = "Global";
            SearchOnCommonAreaPhoneMode    = "Enabled";
            SignInMode                     = "UserSignIn";