Create a Team in Teams

Create a team

  1. Click on Teams in the left hand bar. Select Join or create a team in the top right of the window.

    You can create your own team or discover existing ones.
    Teams

  2. Select Create team to create a new team.
    Create a team

  3. Select a team type.
    team type

     

  4. Enter the team name.  The name should be descriptive and will have “UserCreated” appended. 

    team name

  5. By default, a team is Private.  Select the desired Privacy setting.

    privacy

  6. Approval should be obtained before adding a member to a Team.  Add members.  People or groups can be added.  To add a member outside your organization, invite the member as a guest using their email address and enter a friendly display name.


    Add members to KB Article

  7. When you're done adding members, select Close.
    Add members and click close

Create a Channel

Each team has a General channel for announcements and information.  To add an additional Channel: 

  1. Select Select to see more options More options next to the team name.
    More options

  2. Select Add channel.
    add channel

  3. Enter a name and description for your channel.

    A Channel can be created for a topic, project, or department name.
    create a channel

  4. Select Automatically show this channel in everyone's channel list for the channel to be automatically visible in everyone's channel list. Select Add.
    show in everyone's list

Customize and Manage your Team

  1. Select Select to see more options More options next to the team name.
    More options

  2. Select Manage team to configure Members, Channels, Settings, and Apps.
    manage team

  3. Select Settings to change more team options.
    settings

    Settings

Details

Article ID: 1669
Created
Mon 3/23/20 9:42 AM
Modified
Fri 3/27/20 12:06 PM