Introducing Microsoft Teams for your personal life

Teams isn’t just for work anymore. Now you can connect with your family and friends outside of the office, with new features in Teams for your personal life, available on mobile and desktop. Check if your device meets the system requirements.

Teams for your personal life is available for your Android and iOS devices. 

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A. Profile picture – Access your profile settings, adjust your status message, and more.
B. Chat – You land in Chat when you start the app. 
C. Search - Find chats, messages, contacts and more.
D. Start an instant meeting - Create an instant meeting and get your friends and family together easily.
E. Filter - Sort upcoming meetings, unread chat messages and more.
F. Chat names - You can name your one-to-one and group chats to keep yourself organized. 
G. Activity – Keep up to date with your notifications.
H. Chat alerts – See when you have messages with chat notifications and alerts.
I. Meet - Another way to quickly meet with your friends and family.
J. Calendar – Got a date or appointment? Learn more about your Calendar
K. More – Find additional features here like Safe, Files, and Calls. 
L. New chat - Start a new one-to-one or group chat.

Make plans, stay organized and connect with family and friends in one app. Microsoft Teams is an all-in-one communication hub, letting you plan, share, and chat whenever and wherever. Quickly find your friends, share files and photos, join conversations, create, and more in one helpful and secure place. 

Get more out of your chats 

Start a video chat, assign your family member or friend a shopping list, schedule an appointment, find and send just the right GIF, and get the most out of conversations with access to cloud storage.

Conveniently sync up

Say goodbye to opening different apps to communicate, schedule, or create, because Teams gives you and your groups a centralized place to stay on top of multiple calendars, activities, chats, and shared tasks. Searching for that one assignment or important document is easier with the Dashboard keeping tabs on those items for you. 

Work efficiently together

Focus on creating while the mobile app handles the organizing. Effortlessly share documents, tackle a group project, or even do a family budget with Microsoft Office applications Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Plus, securing your documents and conversations in the cloud and making them accessible across devices is an integral part of Teams. 

Easily share locations

Give your family or friends a heads up when you’re running late by sharing your location

Tip: Enable your location permissions to get the most out of this feature. 

Safe keeps you safe

Confidently store your important information, like passwords, rewards numbers, and login information, using the app’s secure place, Safe

Like what you see and want to learn more? Find out more about new features in Teams or you can download and install Teams and try it for yourself.

Contact us

For more help, contact support or ask a question in the Microsoft Teams Community.

Teams for your personal life is available for Windows, Mac, and the web.

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A. Search – Search for chats, files, and people.
B. Activity – Keep up to date with your notifications. 
C. Chat alerts – See when you have messages with chat notifications and alerts.
D. Calendar – Got a date or appointment? Learn more about your Calendar.
E. Chat – You land in Chat when you start the app.
F. New meeting - Set up an instant meeting with just one click.
G. New chat - Create a new one-to-one or group chat.
H. Chat names – You can name your one-to-one and group chats to keep yourself organized. 

Make plans, stay organized and connect with family and friends in one app. Microsoft Teams is an all-in-one communication hub, letting you plan, share, and chat whenever and wherever. Quickly find your friends, share files and photos, join conversations, create, and more in one helpful and secure place. 

Get more out of your chats 

Start a video chat, schedule a meeting, find and send the perfect emoticon, and get the most out of conversations with Teams.

Work efficiently together

Focus on creating while the app handles the organizing. Effortlessly share documents, tackle a group project, or even do a family budget with Microsoft Office applications Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Plus, securing your conversations in the cloud and making them accessible across devices is an integral part of Teams. 

Like what you see and want to learn more? Find out more about new features in Teams or you can download and install Teams and try it for yourself.

Contact us

For more help, contact support or ask a question in the Microsoft Teams Community.

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