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Groups are a great way to bring your organization together, stay informed about a topic, or collaborate with communities of people.

Join a group

The groups you already belong to are listed in the left pane.

To find more groups:

  1. Select Discover more groups.

  2. Browse or use Search to find groups.

  3. Read the descriptions, scroll through the group feed, or look at members to find relevant groups.

  4. Select Join when you find a group you’d like to join.

    If it’s public, you’ll be added right away. If it’s private, you’ll be added if the group administrator approves your request.

Create a group

You can also create a new group and customize it for your members.

  1. Select Create a group.

  2. Select Internal Group or External Group.

  3. Type a Group Name and add Group Members.

  4. Set access to Public Access or Private Access.

  5. Select Create Group.

    Your group is now active and appears in your network’s group list.

Add a picture, description, and files to your group

  1. Select the picture placeholder, select the picture you want, and then select Open.

  2. To attach a document:

    1. Select the paperclip, select Upload a file from your computer, and attach a file.

    2. Select Post.

  3. To pin a file, so it's always easy to find:

    • Next to PINNED, select Add, select an option, and then select the file you want to pin.

Your group also has a shared set of resources, including a SharePoint document library, site, OneNote and Planner, to help you connect and collaborate effectively.

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