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How To: Launching Microsoft Teams

Mar 25, 2020

These simple, quick steps will help you download and start using Microsoft Teams in minutes. To get started, head here: https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads

If you already have Microsoft Teams installed, jump down to our list of additional resources to make the most of Teams.

1. Determine which device you have

2. Click on “Download Teams”

3. Go to File downloads.

4. Locate install file ‘Teams_windows_x64.exe’ on computer

5. Follow the software installation prompts. Then you’re all set!


Additional Resources

Quick Start: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-what-is-microsoft-teams-422bf3aa-9ae8-46f1-83a2-e65720e1a34d?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Intro to msTeams: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-welcome-to-microsoft-teams-b98d533f-118e-4bae-bf44-3df2470c2b12?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Set up and Customize your team: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-get-your-team-up-and-running-702a2977-e662-4038-bef5-bdf8ee47b17b?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Collaborate in teams and channels: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-overview-of-teams-and-channels-c3d63c10-77d5-4204-a566-53ddcf723b46?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Work with posts and messages: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/create-and-format-a-post-e66777da-636b-49eb-9408-b0d88b212885?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Upload and find files: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/upload-and-share-files-57b669db-678e-424e-b0a0-15d19215cb12

Start chats and calls: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/start-and-pin-chats-a864b052-5e4b-4ccf-b046-2e26f40e21b5?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Manage meetings: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/join-a-teams-meeting-078e9868-f1aa-4414-8bb9-ee88e9236ee4

Setup and attend live events: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-plan-and-schedule-a-live-event-f92363a0-6d98-46d2-bdd9-f2248075e502

Explore apps and tools: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-apps-6e22a734-c002-4da0-ba63-681f155b142d

Manage team schedules with Shifts: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/what-is-shifts-f8efe6e4-ddb3-4d23-b81b-bb812296b821

Manage your activity feed: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/filter-your-activity-feed-02b9ece4-6086-4daa-b4c0-627beeacbf08?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams

Teams on the go: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/activity-feed-on-the-go-f9a524fa-c7a2-41ee-9961-6d8d16f5550e

Get started with Teams (free): https://support.office.com/en-us/article/invite-people-to-teams-free-53a9b20c-2ad7-442e-967c-2e9305e96463

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