View and organize class teams in Microsoft Teams for Education

Organize your teams in Microsoft Teams for Education to conveniently navigate the teams you engage with most, in a format that works best for you.

Note: You can only see teams where you are a member or owner in the Teams section. To view other teams at your institution, select Join or create team. Private teams won't be visible.

Navigate your teams 

To view the teams you belong in, select the Teams icon in the app bar. The teams you interact with the most will be at the top of your view. Navigate to a specific class team by selecting the team's card. 

Select Teams.

Select Hidden teams to view the rest of your teams. 


Select Hidden teams.

Rearrange your teams

Whether you want to reorder your teams in alphabetical order or bring a less-frequented team to the forefront, rearranging your teams is simple!

To reorder your teams, select the team, hold down your cursor, and drag it to its new place on the canvas or list.

View teams by category

Filter your teams by type (i.e., class, staff, etc.) by selecting Filter  Filter icon and choosing a team type.

Filter team types.

View teams in list view

Switch to list view to see all your class teams listed in a column. In this view, when you select a class team, the team's channels will expand as a dropdown beneath the class team. This setting is a great way to easily navigate between different channels. Your class team list will always be in view.

To switch from grid view to list view:

  1. Select Teams.

  2. Select More options  More options .

  3. Select Switch view

    Select More options to Manage teams or Switch view.

  4.  Under Layout, select List.

    Under Layout, choose List.

View teams in grid view

To switch from list view to grid view:

  1. Select Teams.

  2. At the bottom of your class team list, select More options  Settings icon > Switch view.

    Select More options at the bottom of your Teams list to Switch view.

  3. Under Layout, select Grid.

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Work in channels within a team

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