Use the Yammer Communities app for Microsoft Teams

Yammer communities, which enable you to build relationships and share knowledge across teams and the entire organization, are now available in an app while working in Microsoft Teams.

You can pin the Yammer Communities app to the left side of Microsoft Teams enabling you to engage with leaders, watch live events, ask questions, get answers, and stay up-to-date with news and announcements. It’s Yammer—in Microsoft Teams.

Yammer Communities app in Microsoft Teams

What’s different about this experience?

The Yammer Communities app for Teams experience is largely the same as the new Yammer experience but inside Microsoft Teams. To learn more, see The New Yammer in the Yammer Blog.

The Yammer Communities experience can also be integrated as a tab in your Teams channels. For more information, see Add a Yammer page to a channel in Teams.

Install the Yammer Communities app for Microsoft Teams for yourself

  1. Open Microsoft Teams on the web or in a desktop client.

  2. At the bottom of the Microsoft Teams app bar, click Apps Store button .

  3. Search for Communities.

  4. Click on the Communities app, and then click Add.

Note: You can also use and share the following link to locate the Yammer Communities app: https://aka.ms/YammerInTeams.

Installing the Yammer Communities app in Microsoft Teams

Install the Yammer Communities app for Microsoft Teams for your organization

Admins can choose to deploy and pin the app for all users or particular departments through custom policies.

Pin the Yammer Communities app to the left side of Microsoft Teams

  1. Go to More More options button on the left side of Microsoft Teams—this is where you’ll find all your apps.

  2. Right click any app icon and select Pin Pin to make your app visible in the purple area on the left.

Pin an app to the left of Teams

Tip: You can reorder everything on the left by dragging and dropping icons. For more information about pinning and unpinning apps in Teams, see Pin an app for easy access.

FAQ

Q: Is any functionality missing from the Yammer Communities app for Microsoft Teams?

A: More functionality is coming soon including:

  • Notifications

  • Copy conversation link

  • Search

  • Mobile support for iOS and Android

Q: I don’t have access to the preview of the new Yammer web experience. Will this impact how I can use the Yammer app for Teams?

A: No, not at all. The new app in Teams is the first way you and your organization can experience the new Yammer.

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