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Microsoft Teams Essentials

Teams Essentials is an affordable, professional meeting solution designed to help small businesses communicate and collaborate in an easy, secure, and reliable way.

€3.70 user/month

(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Price does not include VAT.

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Have unlimited meetings with recordings and transcripts

Include up to 300 participants per meeting

Get 10 GB of cloud storage per user

Enjoy unlimited chat, including guest access

Connect your calendar with Outlook or Google

Share files, assign tasks, and create polls

Get data encryption for meetings, chats, calls, and files

Access customer support anytime

Connect your business

Make calls and host meetings

Meet from anywhere. Schedule online meetings with up to 300 participants for up to 30 hours per meeting.

Message & chat

Keep everything in one place. Have unlimited chats with coworkers and customers before, during, and after meetings and refer back to them at any time.
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Share and collaborate on files

Get things done together. Access shared files across devices with 10 GB of cloud storage per user and work with others in real time or on your own time.

Connect & collaborate securely

Work with confidence. Collaborate worry-free knowing your data is encrypted in all chats, calls, meetings, and files.
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Thrive with Microsoft Teams Essentials

Microsoft Teams Essentials enabled Every Morning Consulting to weather a difficult business environment and thrive by reducing costs while expanding reach to new far-away customers.

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See how Microsoft Teams Essentials helps you manage business

Improve productivity and communication in your small business with Microsoft Teams Essentials.
See how Microsoft Teams Essentials helps you manage business

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Hardware requirements for Teams on a Windows PC


Detailed hardware requirements for Microsoft Teams are also available for Mac, Linux, Mobile, and Virtual Desktop.

Computer and processor

Minimum 1.1 GHz or faster, 2 core

Note: For Intel processors, the maximum speed achieved using Intel Turbo Boost Technology (Max Turbo Frequency) must be considered


4.0 GB RAM

Hard disk

3.0 GB of available disk space


1024 x 768 screen resolution

Graphics hardware

Windows OS: Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update)

Operating system

Windows 11, Windows 10 (excluding Windows 10 LTSC), Windows 10 on ARM, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2. Note: We recommend using the latest Windows version and security patches available.

.NET version

Requires .NET 4.5 CLR or later

Video calls and meetings
  • Requires 2-core processor. For higher video and screen share resolution and frame rate, a 4-core processor or better is recommended.
  • Background video effects require Windows 10 or a processor with AVX2 instruction set.
  • See hardware decoder and encoder driver recommendations for a list of unsupported decoders and encoders.
  • Joining a meeting using proximity detection in a Microsoft Teams Room requires Bluetooth LE, which requires Bluetooth to be enabled on the client device, and for Windows clients it also requires the 64-bit Teams client. This feature is not available on 32-bit Teams clients.
Teams live events

If you are producing a Teams live event, we recommend using a computer that has a Core i5 Kaby Lake processor, 4.0-GB RAM (or higher), and hardware encoder. See hardware decoder and encoder driver recommendations for a list of unsupported decoders and encoders.

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[1] After your paid subscription begins, cancellation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn how to cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription, and cancel it anytime in the Microsoft 365 admin center. When a subscription is canceled, all associated data will be deleted. Learn more about data retention, deletion, and destruction in Microsoft 365.

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