Create and organize teams

Whether you're working with teammates from inside or outside your organization, Microsoft Teams creates a hub for teamwork. Keep your shared files in a single secure location that everyone can access. And with chats, meetings, and calls, everyone has the right tools to stay connected no matter where they are.

Welcome to Microsoft Teams

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  • Teams – Join channels or create your own. Hold on-the-spot meetings and conversations, or share files.

  • Meetings – See everything you've lined up for the day or week, or schedule a meeting. Your Teams calendar syncs with your Outlook one.

  • Calls – If your organization has set this up, you can call anyone from Teams—even if they're not using it.

  • Activity – Catch up on all your unread messages, @mentions, replies, and more.

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Get your team running

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  1. Select Join or create a team.

  2. Select Create team to create a new team.

  3. Type in a team name.

  4. Add members.

    To add people outside your company, type their email address to invite them as guests.

  5. Select Add > Close.

  6. To create a new channel, select Select to see more options More options next to the team name, and select Add channel.

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Teams and Channels

Teams and channels

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  • To add a tab, select the plus sign next to the tabs.

  • To favorite a channel, select More channels, and select the star icon next to a channel name.

  • To remove a favorite, select the three dots next to the channel name, and select Remove favorite.

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Favorite and follow channels

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