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Getting Started

How to Access the Feed

How to Start a Chat with One or More Students

How to Share Posts and Files with Team

How to Create an Assignment or Quiz

How to Access Calendar

How to Call People

How to Access External Apps to Use with Microsoft Teams

How to Access Internal Apps on Microsoft Teams

Start a Video Call on Microsoft Teams

How to Insert PowerPoints and Files into a Video Call

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Getting Started

  1. Start Microsoft Teams.

    • In Windows, click Start Start button > Microsoft Corporation > Microsoft Teams.

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

    • On the web, go to https://teams.microsoft.com.

  2. Sign in with your Office 365 username and password. (jdoe@howard.edu)


    • Teams is a part of Office 365, so you need an Office 365 Business or Enterprise license to use it. For details, see How do I get access to Microsoft Teams?

    • Depending on your org's requirements, you might be asked for additional verification, such as a code from a mobile device, when you sign in.

  3. Create a Team


  4. Select Class as the team type

  5. Give your Class a name and a description.

  6. Search and add students and co-teachers to your class.

  7. Now you can begin uploading materials and meeting with students!