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Microsoft Teams Quick Start
Microsoft Teams Quick Start

Sign in and get started

Sign in to Teams

  1. Start Teams.

    • In Windows, click Start Start buttonMicrosoft Teams.

    • On Mac, go to the Applications folder and click Microsoft Teams.

    • On mobile, tap the Teams icon.

  2. Sign in with your Microsoft 365 username and password.

Note: Teams is a part of Microsoft 365, so you need a Microsoft 365 Apps for business or Enterprise license to use it. For details, see How do I get access to Microsoft Teams?

Sign in to Teams

Pick a team and channel

A team is a collection of people, conversations, files, and tools — all in one place. A channel is a discussion in a team, dedicated to a department, project, or topic.

The best way to get familiar with teams and channels is to pick a team and channel and start exploring!

  1. Select Teams Teams button on the left side of the app and then pick a team.

    If you're not on a team and want to create one, see Onboard your teams.

  2. Select a channel and explore the Conversations, Files, and other tabs.

    For more info, see Teams and channels.

Select a team and channel

Next: Chat and share files in Teams

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