Turn off click to IM option

This policy setting allows you to remove the Instant Messaging (IM) option from the Contact Card and Outlook Ribbon.

If you enable this policy setting the Instant Messaging icon does not appear on the Contact Card and Outlook Ribbon.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the Instant Messaging icon appears on the Contact Card and Outlook Ribbon.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\common\im
Value Nameturnoffclicktoim
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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