Get started with Teams (free)

5 things to do first with Teams (free)

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If you're ready to use your Teams (free) org, here are five things to help you get started with it.

#1. Create a team and add people to it

  1. Select Join or create a team > Create team.

  2. Select Invite others to your org to invite people to your team.

#2. Add channels to keep your team organized

  1. Select Create more channels.

  2. Add a channel name, description, and select Add to create the channel.

#3. Start a new conversation in a channel

  • In a channel, type a message to start a conversation.

    People can respond directly to you.

#4. Chat one-on-one with someone

  1. Select Chat > New chat.

  2. Type a name and choose a person.

  3. Type a new message and select Send.

#5. Turn a file into a tab to create instant access

  • Go to the file you want.

  • Select More... > Make this a tab.

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