Create a team from an existing group

Create a team from an existing group

First click Teams Teams button on the left side of the app, then click Join or create a team Add people to team button at the bottom of your teams list.

Then click Create a new team Add people to team button at the top right of the app.

From here, select Create from…, and choose Office 365 group.

You’ll be presented with a list of groups that you currently own, don't already have a team associated, and have less than 5000 members.

Select your desired group, and a team with the same name will create automatically. The team will share the same group privacy (public or private) and members as the original group.

Create a team from an existing group in Microsoft Teams

Notes: 

  • This option is not available for groups that have more than 5000 members or have been previously added to another team.

  • Groups created through Yammer cannot be converted to a team.

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