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o365: Getting started with Microsoft Teams in Office 365

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Nowadays the buzzword is Microsoft Teams – so today we will learn about what is Microsoft teams in office 365 – Getting started with Microsoft Teams in Office 365.

As per the “https://teams.microsoft.com/” site, the official definition of Microsoft Teams is as below:

“Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365. Keep all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps together in one place.”

Microsoft Teams are a collection of people who work on various projects in the organization – for each project team, we can create a separate team using that they can communicate with each other and work more collaborative way, and can share content, tools, etc among each other within the organization.

  • Teams can be created as private –  this is to only invite users.
  • Teams can also be created as public – this is open to anyone within the organization who can join.

Note:

  • In public teams, we can have a maximum of 5000 members.

How to configure Microsoft Teams from Microsoft 365 admin center(Office 365)?

From the Microsoft 365 admin center – click on “app launcher” as below:

Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

Then click on “Teams” as below from the left-side panel.

Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

Then we will land on the below page:

Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

 

There are two versions of Microsoft Teams:

  • Teams apps – windows based and
  • Teams are web or browser-based.

If you want to install the “Teams apps – windows-based” version, click on the “Download Teams” from the “Downloads” tab.

Getting started with Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

 

And if you want to go with the “Microsoft Teams web or browser-based” version, click on the “Sign up for free” button as below.

Getting started with Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

 

Then we will land on the Sign in to Teams page – since I have already logged into the office 365 account – it has picked up my credential automatically otherwise this will ask for credentials. Need to click on the “Sign in” button.

Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

Then we will land on the “Microsoft Teams” page, and click on the “Join on the web instead” button.

Note:

  • From here also we can install the windows version of Microsoft Teams – need to click on “Download the Windows app”

 

Getting started with Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

Wow – now we can see the Teams Apps – here we can work with various teams inside the organization or department in a collaborative way.

Getting started with Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Admin Center
Microsoft Teams – Office 365 Admin Center

Summary: Getting started with Microsoft Teams

In this article we have learned the below:

  • How to install Microsoft teams from Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • How to use Microsoft teams web-based from Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • What is Microsoft Teams?
  • Getting started with Microsoft Teams in office 365.

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