To sign up for Teams for your personal life, all you need is a Microsoft account. If you are using Skype, OneDrive, Outlook.com, or Xbox Live, then you already have one. If not, it’s easy to create a new Microsoft account

If you have any issues signing up for Teams, please go to our guide to Troubleshoot problems signing up or signing in to Teams

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Enter your email address or phone number and select Sign in.

    Note: If you don't have a phone number associated with your Microsoft account already, you will be asked to enter one. Learn more about why you’re being asked for your phone number.

  3. Enter your password or verification code and select Sign in again.

Note: You may be prompted to add a password if you didn't set one up previously.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Tap Sign up for free.

  3. Tap Personal.

  4. Follow the instructions to create your personal Microsoft account.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Tap your profile picture or More  More button.

  3. Tap Add account. From here you can add a work account or school account. Just enter your sign in information and follow the instructions.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Tap your profile picture or More  More button.

  3. Tap Add account. From here you can add a personal account. Just enter your sign in information and follow the instructions.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Tap your profile picture or More  More button.

  3. Under Accounts and Orgs, select the account you would like to switch to.

Tip: You can also swipe up or down on your profile picture to quickly switch accounts.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Tap your profile picture or More  More button.

  3. Under Accounts and Orgs, Tap on your personal account.

  4. Tap Settings Settings button.

  5. Tap Sign out Sign out button, then tap Sign out again to confirm.

Note: If you've added a work or school account, you will still be signed in there.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select Get started.

  3. Enter your email address or phone number and select Next.

    Note: If you don't have a phone number associated with your Microsoft account already, you will be asked to enter one. Learn more about why you’re being asked for your phone number.

  4. Enter your password or verification code and select Sign in.

Note: You may be prompted to add a password if you didn't set one up previously.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select Get started.

  3. Select No account? Create one!.

  4. Follow the instructions to create your personal Microsoft account.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select your profile picture.

  3. Select Add work or school account. From here you can add a work account or school account. Just enter your sign in information and follow the instructions.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select your profile picture.

  3. Select Add personal account. From here you can add a personal account. Just enter your sign in information and follow the instructions.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select your profile picture.

  3. Select the account you would like to switch to.

  1. Open the Teams app.

  2. Select your profile picture.

  3. Select Sign out.

Note: If you've added a work or school account, you will still be signed in there.

  1. Go to Teams on the web.

  2. Enter your email address or phone number and select Next.

    Note: If you don't have a phone number associated with your Microsoft account already, you will be asked to enter one. Learn more about why you’re being asked for your phone number.

  3. Enter your password or verification code and select Sign in.

Note: You may be prompted to add a password if you didn't set one up previously.

  1. Go to Teams on the web.

  2. Select No account? Create one!.

  3. Follow the instructions to create your personal Microsoft account.

  1. In Teams on the web, select your profile picture.

  2. Select Sign out.

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