Question

How do I access or join an existing Microsoft Team?


Answer

Microsoft Teams is a online collaborate space that combines the Office 365 Suite into one easy to use location with added chat functionality to make working with your colleagues easier than ever.

To open a Microsoft Team follow these steps.

  1. Open Office 365  from home.plc 
  2. Sign in using your School Credentials.
  3. Select Microsoft Teams.
  4. To Join or Create a Team, select the  icon at the bottom left of the screen
    1. To view your existing Teams, select the  icon to left of the screen and all of your teams will be displayed in the pane to the left.
  5. If you would like to download the Microsoft Teams Application to your computer for faster access and improved functionality, this can be downloaded by pressing the Get App icon in the bottom left of the screen.
    1. Once the Package has downloaded click on the .pkg file and this will open the Installer
    2. Press Continue in the installer window, then Select a Destination for installation and press Install.
    3. You will then be prompted to enter your Username and Password to complete the installation.
    4. Once this has completed Close the installer windows. 
    5. To add Teams to your Dock instructions can be found here.

If you have any issues accessing teams or have any queries regarding this please feel free to drop past the 1 Degree desk and a coach will be happy to help you.