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.  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. 

The demo was recorded soon after the Teams Preview was released, and some things are changed in the current version. Most of what Peter shows in the demo works in the same way, though.

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 various 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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