Guest capabilities in Teams

Need to work with someone from outside of your organization? Add them as a guest! Guests can participate in channels, conversations, chats, and meetings; they can share files in channels, add new channels, and use Wiki.

Note: Guests need a work or school account for Office 365.

Capability

Team member

Guest

Create a channel

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Participate in a private chat

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Participate in a channel conversation

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Share a channel file

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Share a chat file

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Add apps (such as tabs, bots, or connectors)

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Can be invited via any work or school account for Office 365

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Create a team

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Delete or edit posted messages

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Discover and join public teams

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Post in the General channel

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View org chart

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Need to work with someone from outside of your organization? Add them as a guest! Guests can participate in channels, conversations, chats, and meetings; they can share files in channels, add new channels, and use Wiki.

Note: Guest access is available on Android and coming soon for iOS. Guests need a work or school account for Office 365.

Capability

Team member

Guest

Create a channel

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Participate in a private chat

checkmark

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Participate in a channel conversation

checkmark

checkmark

Share a channel file

checkmark

checkmark

Share a chat file

checkmark

Add apps (such as tabs, bots, or connectors)

checkmark

Can be invited via any work or school account for Office 365

checkmark

Create a team

checkmark

Delete or edit posted messages

checkmark

checkmark

Discover and join public teams

checkmark

Post in the General channel

checkmark

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View org chart

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