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How l case treasure hunt 2018 to l case treasure hunt 2018 use l case treasure hunt 2018 Microsoft Teams

How to become a l case treasure hunt 2018 Teams player

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Much effort has gone l case treasure hunt 2018 into Microsoft Teams, as l case treasure hunt 2018 the l case treasure hunt 2018 company sees it as l case treasure hunt 2018 the critical component l case treasure hunt 2018 in their groupware functionality, allowing users to l case treasure hunt 2018 combine their efforts via l case treasure hunt 2018 a secure central communications l case treasure hunt 2018 hub l case treasure hunt 2018 creatively.

To achieve this objective, Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 takes l case treasure hunt 2018 four essential business functions l case treasure hunt 2018 and combines them l case treasure hunt 2018 into a single unified l case treasure hunt 2018 platform. These include l case treasure hunt 2018 messaging, meeting coordination, voice l case treasure hunt 2018 and/or l case treasure hunt 2018 video calls, and finally, it l case treasure hunt 2018 integrates to Microsoft Office 365 alongside other business-critical tools you l case treasure hunt 2018 use l case treasure hunt 2018 to support your business.

Therefore, you l case treasure hunt 2018 can communicate with individuals l case treasure hunt 2018 or groups, coordinate meetings and activities, have a record l case treasure hunt 2018 of all communication l case treasure hunt 2018 and collaborate on documents all within the Teams workflow.

Let’s l case treasure hunt 2018 get l case treasure hunt 2018 started with Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 and walk through exactly how you l case treasure hunt 2018 use it.

Teams can be run from a web page or installed as a desktop application

Teams can be run from a web page or installed as a desktop application (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

1. Launch Teams

Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 can be used on l case treasure hunt 2018 a computer l case treasure hunt 2018 directly l case treasure hunt 2018 from a l case treasure hunt 2018 browser, on mobile devices (Android and iOS) l case treasure hunt 2018 or via desktop applications for PC and l case treasure hunt 2018 Mac.

But for l case treasure hunt 2018 this tutorial, we’ll l case treasure hunt 2018 use the browser version. Since it contains the l case treasure hunt 2018 same functionality l case treasure hunt 2018 and layout l case treasure hunt 2018 as l case treasure hunt 2018 the installable app.

To use l case treasure hunt 2018 Teams head l case treasure hunt 2018 to this l case treasure hunt 2018 web location https://teams.microsoft.com/start

Here it will invite l case treasure hunt 2018 you to ‘Sign l case treasure hunt 2018 up l case treasure hunt 2018 for free’, and the l case treasure hunt 2018 only limitation is that you l case treasure hunt 2018 must l case treasure hunt 2018 either already have, or create at this l case treasure hunt 2018 time, a Microsoft account.

If you already l case treasure hunt 2018 use l case treasure hunt 2018 the business l case treasure hunt 2018 version l case treasure hunt 2018 of Microsoft Office 365, you should l case treasure hunt 2018 also see Teams as one of the l case treasure hunt 2018 standard apps l case treasure hunt 2018 on the Office workspace.

Once you’ve provided l case treasure hunt 2018 a Microsoft account and password, l case treasure hunt 2018 you l case treasure hunt 2018 are asked to say what l case treasure hunt 2018 environment you will be using Teams with the l case treasure hunt 2018 possible l case treasure hunt 2018 options being at a l case treasure hunt 2018 School, with Friends and Family or in a l case treasure hunt 2018 Business. l case treasure hunt 2018 Each option slightly customises l case treasure hunt 2018 Teams to those profiles, but the l case treasure hunt 2018 underlying l case treasure hunt 2018 technology l case treasure hunt 2018 is the same.

For this exercise, we’ve picked ‘For l case treasure hunt 2018 work’ option as our default.

With an account l case treasure hunt 2018 in place and Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 configured for how you will use l case treasure hunt 2018 it, l case treasure hunt 2018 the l case treasure hunt 2018 web version l case treasure hunt 2018 will offer you a desktop l case treasure hunt 2018 app if one is l case treasure hunt 2018 available for l case treasure hunt 2018 the operating system on your computer. There is l case treasure hunt 2018 no necessity to install this, but some l case treasure hunt 2018 users are happier with installable apps l case treasure hunt 2018 that aren’t browser dependent.

Our l case treasure hunt 2018 first job is to create l case treasure hunt 2018 our first Team. Let’s do that now.

Teams is customised by your initial choices

Teams is customised by your initial choices (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

2. Create a Team

The core structure l case treasure hunt 2018 of Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 is, predictably, the l case treasure hunt 2018 ‘team’.

To create or l case treasure hunt 2018 join a team, click on the Team l case treasure hunt 2018 section l case treasure hunt 2018 of the l case treasure hunt 2018 sidebar, and then label to the bottom l case treasure hunt 2018 left of the app, where it says ‘Join or l case treasure hunt 2018 Create a team’. If l case treasure hunt 2018 public teams already exist, you will l case treasure hunt 2018 see those presented to click on, or l case treasure hunt 2018 you can enter a code to join l case treasure hunt 2018 a private team.

In our example, l case treasure hunt 2018 neither of those are available yet. We l case treasure hunt 2018 only get l case treasure hunt 2018 the option to ‘Create a l case treasure hunt 2018 team’.

For those businesses that already l case treasure hunt 2018 have Office 365 l case treasure hunt 2018 groups, these can be utilised l case treasure hunt 2018 as a l case treasure hunt 2018 quick way to create l case treasure hunt 2018 a team with members l case treasure hunt 2018 attached, but we’ll l case treasure hunt 2018 build one from scratch by selecting that l case treasure hunt 2018 option l case treasure hunt 2018 from the first input.

You then l case treasure hunt 2018 get to decide if the team is l case treasure hunt 2018 public, private l case treasure hunt 2018 or l case treasure hunt 2018 Org-wide. Anyone can join l case treasure hunt 2018 a l case treasure hunt 2018 public team, private is l case treasure hunt 2018 invite-only, and Org-wide automatically adds l case treasure hunt 2018 everyone in the business.

You then get to decide l case treasure hunt 2018 what the l case treasure hunt 2018 team l case treasure hunt 2018 will be l case treasure hunt 2018 called, l case treasure hunt 2018 give it a description and l case treasure hunt 2018 confirm what l case treasure hunt 2018 type l case treasure hunt 2018 it is. If you have l case treasure hunt 2018 a private team that you later decide should be public, l case treasure hunt 2018 or Org-wide, then l case treasure hunt 2018 as the creator of the team l case treasure hunt 2018 you can l case treasure hunt 2018 change l case treasure hunt 2018 it later, l case treasure hunt 2018 should you l case treasure hunt 2018 wish.

But, l case treasure hunt 2018 for Teams to be useful, it l case treasure hunt 2018 needs to contain more l case treasure hunt 2018 than just your name and l case treasure hunt 2018 details, it needs those l case treasure hunt 2018 of the other Team members. Let’s add l case treasure hunt 2018 those l case treasure hunt 2018 next.

Team members can be added at creation, or once the Team has been established

Team members can be added at creation, or once the Team has been established (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

3. Adding Team members

There are numerous ways l case treasure hunt 2018 to add people l case treasure hunt 2018 to Teams, l case treasure hunt 2018 but the simplest is to send them an email l case treasure hunt 2018 link that l case treasure hunt 2018 enrols them l case treasure hunt 2018 once they click on it. l case treasure hunt 2018 Or, you can l case treasure hunt 2018 simply l case treasure hunt 2018 add l case treasure hunt 2018 their email address l case treasure hunt 2018 directly l case treasure hunt 2018 into Teams.

You can also import l case treasure hunt 2018 names and l case treasure hunt 2018 email addresses from other applications l case treasure hunt 2018 that hold this data such as l case treasure hunt 2018 Outlook, People or another l case treasure hunt 2018 contact repository.

Once a team has some l case treasure hunt 2018 people associated with it, then it will appear on l case treasure hunt 2018 the Team list, and you can review its l case treasure hunt 2018 members and any activity.

By default, l case treasure hunt 2018 it l case treasure hunt 2018 only l case treasure hunt 2018 has a single discussion l case treasure hunt 2018 subject ‘General’. In Teams, l case treasure hunt 2018 these subsections to a Team are called l case treasure hunt 2018 Channels, and we’ll now add one of these l case treasure hunt 2018 and start a conversation.

Channels enables teams to focus on a single subject, and therefore make the information flow manageable

Channels enables teams to focus on a single subject, and therefore make the information flow manageable (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

4. Add a channel

The information required for a Channel is l case treasure hunt 2018 like a Team. It has a title, l case treasure hunt 2018 description l case treasure hunt 2018 and you can say l case treasure hunt 2018 if it is standard or private.  The last option l case treasure hunt 2018 is very useful if you l case treasure hunt 2018 wish to enter a private conversation l case treasure hunt 2018 with another team member, but l case treasure hunt 2018 avoid others l case treasure hunt 2018 seeing it.

Once the channel is created, you l case treasure hunt 2018 can add posts, l case treasure hunt 2018 load l case treasure hunt 2018 files and interact with others in l case treasure hunt 2018 the team.

We created l case treasure hunt 2018 a l case treasure hunt 2018 Channel l case treasure hunt 2018 called ‘Holiday adventures’, and then added some web l case treasure hunt 2018 pages and a short posting l case treasure hunt 2018 about l case treasure hunt 2018 the channel. Each member with l case treasure hunt 2018 access to that channel can be alerted l case treasure hunt 2018 if new contents are l case treasure hunt 2018 posted, and you can also l case treasure hunt 2018 refer to l case treasure hunt 2018 people in posts by placing an @ l case treasure hunt 2018 and then their names.

Conversations in Microsoft Teams are grouped into Channels

Conversations in Microsoft Teams are grouped into Channels (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

5. Channel conversations

Chatting l case treasure hunt 2018 in l case treasure hunt 2018 a Channel isn’t like l case treasure hunt 2018 a normal chat where what is said l case treasure hunt 2018 is exclusively between l case treasure hunt 2018 two parties, it’s l case treasure hunt 2018 more like l case treasure hunt 2018 a loud discussion had l case treasure hunt 2018 in an l case treasure hunt 2018 open-plan office.

In l case treasure hunt 2018 our l case treasure hunt 2018 example, team member Zen l case treasure hunt 2018 is talking to Mark, the l case treasure hunt 2018 message l case treasure hunt 2018 is sent l case treasure hunt 2018 to Mark, l case treasure hunt 2018 but l case treasure hunt 2018 everyone else can see l case treasure hunt 2018 the conversation. Although, only Mark gets an alert that l case treasure hunt 2018 he’s the focus l case treasure hunt 2018 of a comment. This approach allows l case treasure hunt 2018 multiple people to be alerted by a message, l case treasure hunt 2018 and l case treasure hunt 2018 everyone to l case treasure hunt 2018 be aware of what was said, if they have l case treasure hunt 2018 Teams l case treasure hunt 2018 open or l case treasure hunt 2018 alerts are enabled.

Interestingly, even if you aren’t l case treasure hunt 2018 mentioned, you l case treasure hunt 2018 can still reply l case treasure hunt 2018 to a l case treasure hunt 2018 channel posting, maybe to say ‘Mark is l case treasure hunt 2018 out for l case treasure hunt 2018 the l case treasure hunt 2018 day, l case treasure hunt 2018 perhaps he l case treasure hunt 2018 forgot your l case treasure hunt 2018 meeting?’.

Before you start a video meeting, you can straighten your tie, if you wear one.

Before you start a video meeting, you can straighten your tie, if you wear one. (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

6. Video chat time

At the l case treasure hunt 2018 bottom of the right-side panel l case treasure hunt 2018 is a line of icons that l case treasure hunt 2018 allow conversations to have richer contents l case treasure hunt 2018 than just words, and alongside those, l case treasure hunt 2018 the l case treasure hunt 2018 most l case treasure hunt 2018 crucial l case treasure hunt 2018 icon in Meet.

Resembling a l case treasure hunt 2018 video l case treasure hunt 2018 camera, the l case treasure hunt 2018 icon has the label ‘Meet Now’, l case treasure hunt 2018 if you hover the pointer over it, and it initiates l case treasure hunt 2018 a meeting l case treasure hunt 2018 with video by default.

Once you’ve l case treasure hunt 2018 clicked on it, you will be l case treasure hunt 2018 given the option to disable video, l case treasure hunt 2018 if you prefer, and also give l case treasure hunt 2018 the meeting l case treasure hunt 2018 a subject. Once l case treasure hunt 2018 you’ve made those l case treasure hunt 2018 choices, you can l case treasure hunt 2018 click l case treasure hunt 2018 to ‘Meet Now’ l case treasure hunt 2018 and start the meeting, even l case treasure hunt 2018 if at that point you are l case treasure hunt 2018 the only one in l case treasure hunt 2018 attendance.

With the Meeting underway, you should be l case treasure hunt 2018 able to see yourself, and also see a small control l case treasure hunt 2018 panel that allows you to mute the l case treasure hunt 2018 sound, disable video, distribute files to those l case treasure hunt 2018 attending, l case treasure hunt 2018 show chat l case treasure hunt 2018 and also l case treasure hunt 2018 see l case treasure hunt 2018 who is attending.

You can also share your l case treasure hunt 2018 desktop, or use l case treasure hunt 2018 a whiteboard l case treasure hunt 2018 functionality l case treasure hunt 2018 to l case treasure hunt 2018 annotate a picture l case treasure hunt 2018 or presentation l case treasure hunt 2018 that you might be discussing.

A channel can be altered after it is created. And, if you don't need it any longer, deleted.

A channel can be altered after it is created. And, if you don't need it any longer, deleted. (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

7. Managing Channels

If you l case treasure hunt 2018 join a l case treasure hunt 2018 channel, and then for l case treasure hunt 2018 whatever l case treasure hunt 2018 reason decide l case treasure hunt 2018 it contains nothing relevant to l case treasure hunt 2018 you, then you l case treasure hunt 2018 can delete the channel. But, l case treasure hunt 2018 be aware, all the conversations, l case treasure hunt 2018 records of meetings and anything else l case treasure hunt 2018 to do l case treasure hunt 2018 with that l case treasure hunt 2018 channel will be deleted, l case treasure hunt 2018 and you change your l case treasure hunt 2018 mind and get l case treasure hunt 2018 it back.

The l case treasure hunt 2018 only exception to l case treasure hunt 2018 wipe is that any l case treasure hunt 2018 attached files will be retained l case treasure hunt 2018 on l case treasure hunt 2018 Sharepoint, even after l case treasure hunt 2018 the channel has l case treasure hunt 2018 been removed.

Obviously, if you l case treasure hunt 2018 delete a channel created l case treasure hunt 2018 for a meeting that l case treasure hunt 2018 didn’t l case treasure hunt 2018 happen or project l case treasure hunt 2018 that never started, then l case treasure hunt 2018 that’s fine. But l case treasure hunt 2018 be careful about removing channels that you might l case treasure hunt 2018 need at some point, even if it isn’t l case treasure hunt 2018 immediately.

Teams works will many apps designed to enhance the meeting experience

Teams works will many apps designed to enhance the meeting experience (Image credit: Microsoft Inc.)

8. Adding more functionality

The version of l case treasure hunt 2018 Teams we’ve presented is l case treasure hunt 2018 the core functionality of this product, l case treasure hunt 2018 but you can l case treasure hunt 2018 add all manner of features l case treasure hunt 2018 and integrations to Teams depending on the l case treasure hunt 2018 products you use l case treasure hunt 2018 within the workplace.

A good example of this l case treasure hunt 2018 extensibility is that many companies will run Office l case treasure hunt 2018 365 with a cloud-based calendar, and those l case treasure hunt 2018 that do will see an additional icon on l case treasure hunt 2018 the left ‘Meetings’. l case treasure hunt 2018 This enables meetings l case treasure hunt 2018 to be l case treasure hunt 2018 scheduled in the l case treasure hunt 2018 future and keeps everyone informed l case treasure hunt 2018 if the l case treasure hunt 2018 even is l case treasure hunt 2018 moved or subsequently cancelled.

Microsoft Teams also provides l case treasure hunt 2018 connections to a l case treasure hunt 2018 vast range of third-party business products l case treasure hunt 2018 like KUDO, l case treasure hunt 2018 Zoom, Jabber, Trello, Evernote l case treasure hunt 2018 and many more. If l case treasure hunt 2018 you are serious about using Teams it l case treasure hunt 2018 is l case treasure hunt 2018 worth talking l case treasure hunt 2018 to your IT people l case treasure hunt 2018 about what extra functionality you l case treasure hunt 2018 can have enabled with l case treasure hunt 2018 Microsoft Teams.