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Microsoft Teams - Introduction

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that's a hub for teamwork. It's extensible and customizable, so you can tailor it to the information your team needs. Microsoft Teams supports flexible communication, including chats, calls, meetings, and private and group conversations. Get your team up and running on Microsoft Teams by creating a new team and adding team members and channels to it.


Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that's a hub for teamwork. It's extensible and customizable, so you can tailor it for the information your team needs. Microsoft Teams supports flexible communication, including chats, calls, meetings, and private and group conversations.

Get your team up and running on Microsoft Teams by creating a new team and adding team members and channels to it.

Create a new team

  1. In Teams, select Create team at the bottom-left of the screen.

  2. Enter a name and short description for your team.

  3. Select Create team.

  4. Enter a team member’s name, and select them from the picker. You can also add a group of people by entering an email alias, security list, or Outlook group.

  5. Select Done.

Create a channel for your team

  1. Select Select to see more options next to the team name.

  2. Select Add channel.

  3. Enter a name and short description for your channel.

  4. Select Add.

Want more?

Teams and channels

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:microsoft team introduction office 365 chat workspace teamwork   Doc ID:79485
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-19 12:42 MDTUpdated:2018-05-23 15:22 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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