Microsoft Teams has become synonymous with effective team video conferencing, where competition goes to Disagreement Skype, and Zoom with various exciting functions. You don’t necessarily need to use it for meetings as you can also enjoy online social parties with your friends. Before you start, you need to learn how to create a team in Microsoft Teams
How to create a team in Microsoft Teams on desktop
Step 1: Start your team
To start building your team, click the following selections one by one:
- Join or create a team;
- Create a team.
Step 2: Determine your team
In the next window you have to select ‘Build from scratch’. Next, you need to decide whether this is a public or private team. The difference is whether everyone can join or whether members receive an invitation.
Step 3: Name your team
Finally, you can name and describe your team. Keep it professional or go for something spicy or casual, depending on the nature of the meeting.
How to create a team in Microsoft Teams on mobile
Step 1: Manage your team
Selection types are different for mobile, so make sure you follow the correct route:
- Add the teams icon with the plus sign;
- Manage teams.
Step 2: Define your team
Now you can follow the same step as on a desktop and name your group, with a unique description. Do not forget to record your privacy settings if you do not want intruders to enter the meeting.
Step 3: Invite your team
You need the contact details of the members to invite them to the team. With the mobile app you can quickly send invitations, which they can accept on their smartphone.
Channel your inner team spirit
As you can see, creating a team in Microsoft Teams is easy if you know how to do it. It’s also cross-platform, so you can accept invites from a Windows device on your cell phone. Let us know if our guide helped you set up your first conference group.