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How to Enable Microsoft Teams Preview in Office 365

Published 02/11/2016 - 1 Comment

Microsoft Teams is available today in preview in 181 countries and in 18 languages to commercial customers with Office 365 Enterprise or Business plans, with general availability expected in the first quarter of 2017.

What is Microsoft teams? Check out the Microsoft Introduction blog post here.

By default Teams preview is not enabled and any users going to teams.Microsoft.com to try to use it will see this:

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Once you are enabled you get to play with features like this:

Here is how to enable the preview on your Office 365 tenant

In the admin centre go to settings and Services & add-ins and look for Microsoft Teams

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Click Microsoft Teams and you will have the option to enable it, including various features you can turn on or off

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Once enabled your users can go to teams.microsoft.com your users will see this:

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Tom Arbuthnot

Tom Arbuthnot

Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems
Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at tomtalks.show and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.
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