Microsoft Teams Adoption

Microsoft Teams is the hub for teamwork in Microsoft 365, bringing people, conversations, and content all together.

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Switch to the new Teams

The new Teams desktop app on Windows is now generally available. Switch today for a faster, simpler, and more flexible experience.

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Microsoft Teams Phone

Experience smart communication and seamless collaboration with the only calling solution native to Teams.

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Microsoft Teams Premium

Teams Premium brings the latest technologies to make meetings more intelligent, personalized, and protected.

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Automatic upgrade to new Teams is coming

After March 31, 2024, users who are still on classic Teams will be automatically upgraded to the new Teams experience. If you haven't made the switch yet, it's easy! Flip the Try the new Teams toggle today. Read our technical documentation below for details on the rollout schedule.

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Steps on your adoption journey

Engage your org

Transforming to this new way of working requires buy-in and support from across the business. Here’s how to roll out your first set of teams and channels so you can engage your organization to start chatting, sharing files and collaborating.

Train your org

There is more to Microsoft Teams that chat & meetings. Get to know the other capabilities by using some of our pre-built training content. Here are resources to support your end-user and IT Admin training. Do not forget to also visit Microsoft Learn for in depth technical training.

Connect with communities

Build or join a community to learn from peers and experts who can help streamline your adoption journey.

Secure your environment

Use these resources to secure, govern and manage Microsoft Teams in your environment.

The new Microsoft Teams

The preview release of the new Teams desktop app on Windows was reimagined from the ground up for a faster, simpler, and more flexible experience.

FasterThe app will be twice as fast while consuming up to 50% fewer resources.

SimplerA more polished, responsive UX that’s easier to navigate and get more done.

More flexibleInnovations that streamline multiple tenants or accounts, giving you more extensibility and scale.

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Custom backgrounds gallery for Microsoft Teams

Custom backgrounds in Microsoft Teams helps show off your own personal style and make meetings more fun and inclusive! When joining a Teams meeting, you want the focus on you, not other stuff in the room. Custom backgrounds provide a great way to minimize those distractions and bring in new ways to meet face-to-face.

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Guidance for virtual events

This guidance has been created to assist event organizers, technical producers, IT professionals, and content creators deliver virtual events. It is organized by role and event delivery phase. We are regularly updating it with best practices, integrating new product features and guidelines to ensure your success.

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Frontline workers

Frontline workers are an essential part of your organization – they are the first to engage your customers, the first to see products and services in action, and the first to represent your brand. It is their ambition, creativity and action that can unlock innovative ideas, differentiate the customer experience, and bring the strategies of your organization to life.

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Enabling small and medium businesses to do more with Microsoft Teams

Whether your employees need to connect from wherever they get work done, collaborate with external organizations, or serve customers in innovative ways – we are excited to help your company communicate, collaborate, and streamline workflows with Microsoft Teams.

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Industry & role scenario playbooks for Microsoft Teams

Leverage these scenario playbooks to see how users in specific roles and industries can use Microsoft Teams. These playbooks showcase how Microsoft Teams features, capabilities, integrated apps, and workflows can be used to solve common scenarios that users may encounter.

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Meetings, webinars, and town halls in Microsoft Teams

Use Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 services to elevate your communication with employees, customers, and partners. Our best practice guidance below will help you get started right away, including the new town hall experience.

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Remote learning in education

Now more than ever your students deserve equitable access to technology. Introducing Microsoft Windows 11 SE and Microsoft Surface Laptop SE. Changemakers and industry leaders come together to address gaps widened by the pandemic, tackle challenges with innovative technology, and share best practices to support inclusive learning at Reimagine– a Microsoft virtual event available now, on-demand.

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