Microsoft Teams: How to Create a New Team?
Requirement: Create a Team in Microsoft Teams.
How to Create a New Team from Teams Admin Center?
Microsoft Teams is a powerful collaboration platform that brings teams together in one place to communicate, collaborate, and share files. Whether you’re working remotely or in a traditional office setting, Microsoft Teams can help you stay connected and productive.
In Microsoft Teams, you can create a new team from the Teams admin center or the Microsoft Teams application. In this blog post, we will show you how to create a team using Microsoft Teams Admin Center as well as from the Teams desktop app:
- Login to Microsoft Teams Admin Center at https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/
- Expand “Teams” >> “Manage teams” >> Click on the “Add” button in the toolbar.
- Fill in the information for your new team, such as Name, description, and privacy (Private or Public) >> Click on “Apply” once done.
- Once the team is created, it will appear in the Teams Admin Center, and in the Microsoft Teams client as well.
Once the Team is created, You can manage members/owners of the team from the Teams client application. With Microsoft Teams, you have everything you need to work effectively with your team, no matter where you are. Give it a try and see how it can help your team stay connected and productive.
Create a Team using Microsoft Teams Client
There are a few different ways to create a team when it comes to Microsoft Teams. This time, let’s walk you through the process of creating a new team in the Microsoft Teams client application.
- Open the Microsoft Teams client application >>Select “Teams” >> Click on “Join or Create a team”.
- Select “Create team”
- Select “From scratch”. You can also select other options if applicable to you.
- Choose the Privacy of the team, such as “Private”, “Public” or “Org-wide”
- Provide a name and description to your Team and click on “Create”. You should see “Nice work!” message shortly.
- Add members to the team. Once added, you can promote them as “Owners” too.
Once a team is created, you can edit the team you are in by selecting the three dots “…” next to the team name and then selecting “Manage Team. You can customize it by adding channels (which are like forums for discussing specific topics), setting up integrations with other apps and tools, and adding custom tabs for accessing important documents and resources. You can also use the team chat to communicate with team members in real-time, and use the team calendar to schedule meetings and events.
To create multiple teams from a CSV file, use: How to Bulk Create Microsoft Teams using PowerShell?
Install the Microsoft Teams PowerShell module using “Install-Module -Name MicrosoftTeams”, and connect with “Connect-MicrosoftTeams”
More info: How to Connect to Microsoft Teams from PowerShell?
You can add bulk users to Microsoft Teams with the help of PowerShell and a CSV file. Just populate the CSV template and use PowerShell to Iterate through each row in the CSV and Add users to the Team.
More info: Bulk add users to Microsoft Teams