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Microsoft Teams - Teams and Channels

Teams and channels help you and the people you work with get organized with more focused conversations.

Favorite a channel

  • Select Select to favorite an item next to the channel to favorite it. You may need to select ## more channels at the end of the team's channels list to see all the channels.

    Note: Instead of "##", you'll see the number of other channels in that Team.

Create a new team

  1. Select Create team at the bottom on the teams list.

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

Add people to your team

  1. In the Create team dialog, enter a team member’s name, and select them from the list. You can also enter an email alias, security list, or Outlook group to add a group of people.

  2. 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.

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Teams and channels

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Keywords:microsoft team channel office 365 people organized conversation   Doc ID:79486
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-19 12:45 MDTUpdated:2018-05-23 15:22 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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