Get started with Teams

An Office 365 tutorial by Peter Kalmström

Office 365 logoMicrosoft Teams is a new feature for group chats in Office 365. It was announced 2 November 2016 and the preview was then available to Office 365 subscribers on Enterprise or Business plans in 181 countries. Teams is planned to be generally available in the first quarter of 2017. In this tutorial in the Office 365 from Scratch series, Peter Kalmström, shows how the admin can enable Teams and how to get started with the new workspace.

Teams is meant to be a hub for team work, and everyone who is used to Skype chats will quickly understand how Teams work. It is built on Office 365 Groups, and the Office apps as well as varios other applications can be reached from within Teams. Skype is also integrated for voice and video conferences, but the chat part is totally Office 365 and highly customizable.

In the demo below Peter shows how to do this in a team chat:
  • Office 365 Teams iconEnable Teams
  • Reach Teams if the the icon does not show up in the App Launcher
  • Create a team
  • Add people, groups or distribution lists to a team
  • Start chatting
  • Like a chat entry
  • Save a chat entry
  • Add an emoticons and animations
  • Tag people
  • Send links
  • Share files
  • Include OneNote

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