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As a team owner, you can add or remove team members and guests, manage team and channel settings, and archive a team that's no longer in use.

Add or remove team members

In the teams list, go to the team name and select More options More options button > Manage team.

You can manage these member settings:

  • To remove someone, select X to remove them.

  • To change someone's role, select the dropdown arrow and choose a role such as Owner or Member.

  • To add someone, select Add member. Add a member from within or outside your org:

    • To add someone in your org, type in the name of who you want. Then, select Add.

    • To add a guest, type in their email address. Select the pencil icon to add a display name for them. Then, select Add

Manage channels

Go to the team name and select More options More options button > Manage team.

In the Channels tab, you can:

  • Select Add channel to add new channels.

  • Make channels visible for team members.

Change team settings

Go to the team name and select More options More options button > Manage team.

From there, you can access your team Settings tab, which lets you:

  • Add or change the team picture.

  • Set member permissions (like allowing them to create, update, or delete channels and tabs).

  • Enable @team or @[team name] mentions.

  • Enable @channel or @[channel name] mentions.

  • Set permissions for guests.

  • Enable team members to send GIFs, emoji, and stickers.

Manage and add Apps

Go to the team name and select More options More options button > Manage team:

  • In the Apps tab, you can install and manage the apps your team uses.

Archive a team

  1. Select the Manage teams icon Settings button at the bottom of the teams list.

  2. Select More options More options button on the far right of the team name.

    You have the option to:

  • Delete the team to permanently delete it from your teams list along with all hosted channels, conversations, files, and the Microsoft 365 group for the team.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Archive team to mark it as inactive while keeping the team's mailbox, site, and files.

  • Restore team to restore an archived team.

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Change team settings in Teams

Add people to a team

Add guests to a team

Remove someone from a team

Archive or restore a team

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