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Microsoft Teams is a secure collaboration hub allowing both internal or external users to host 1:1 or group chat collaborations, audio/video meetings with up to 300 participants and seamlessly integrates with Office 365 apps.


Get Started

Guidance and videos introducing Microsoft Teams to help you get started.

Chat, Teams, Channels, Apps and Settings

Guidance and videos about using chat, teams channels and connecting apps.

Hosting and joining meetings or events

Guidance and videos about how to organise meetings or conferences using Microsoft Teams.

Breakout Rooms

Breakout Rooms have now been implemented in Microsoft Teams. These allow meeting organisers to create and name separate rooms during a meeting, and assign attendees to these rooms.


Guidance and videos about how to initiate an audio or video call using Microsoft Teams.

Teams FAQs

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On this page are Frequently Asked Questions about Microsoft Teams

Teams Live Events

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On this page you will find information about Live Events in Teams.

Teams use cases

Microsoft Teams use cases have been gathered from staff and students across the University of Edinburgh. These give insight into how different groups use Teams, which may help you to understand why you should use it.