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Free video conferencing

Seamlessly transition from remote work to the office (or anywhere in between) with the free version of Microsoft Teams.

Your hybrid work life just got easier

No matter where you go, collaborate across teams with free online meetings, video calling, chat, file sharing, and storage.

Free 60-minute meetings

Host up to 100 participants. Or upgrade to meet for up to 30 hours with up to 300 people.

Everything you need in one place

Chat and share files without ever leaving your meeting.

Flexible, consistent app experience

Whether signing in from your phone or your laptop, easily find what you need on any device.

Call, chat, and make plans—all in one app

Connect and collaborate to bring plans to life.

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Free video conferencing features

Meet one-on-one or with up to 100 people for up to 60 minutes.

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Collaborate with everyone

Voice your thoughts in real-time and share files to collaborate with others inside and outside your organization.

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Instantly connect

Plan together, assign tasks in shared to-do lists, and schedule or share meeting invites directly in a group chat.

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Organize your projects and plans

Select the dashboard view in any chat to quickly access all shared content, such as tasks, upcoming events, and links, in one place.

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Work with peace of mind

Rest assured that your sensitive information is protected with data encryption.

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Make decisions faster

Create and post polls in any chat to get responses in real time.

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Expand your business offerings with Teams

Learn how diverse industries use Teams to stay relevant in changing times.

Built for small businesses

By combining features that many small businesses need to serve customers, including virtual visits, Teams provides Bristol Dental Specialists with streamlined client intake tools.

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Adapt to the unexpected

When the pandemic brought many industries to a halt, Core Fitness Miami pivoted to using Teams for virtual training sessions.

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Find the right Microsoft Teams plan for your needs

Microsoft Teams is designed for everyone. Get started for free, get more with Teams Essentials, or get Teams as part of Microsoft 365.

Microsoft Teams (free)

Originally starting from Free now starting from Free

Free Free

(No commitment)

  • Unlimited group meetings for up to 60 minutes

  • Up to 100 participants per meeting

  • 5 GB of cloud storage per user

  • Unlimited chat with coworkers and customers

  • File sharing, tasks, and polling

  • Data encryption for meetings, chats, calls, and files

Most popular

Microsoft Teams Essentials

Originally starting from €3.70 now starting from €3.70

€3.70 €3.70

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

  • Everything in the free version, plus:

  • Data encryption for meetings, chats, calls, and files

  • Up to 300 participants per meeting

  • 10 GB of cloud storage per user

  • Anytime phone and web support

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

Originally starting from €5.60 now starting from €5.60

€5.60 €5.60

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

  • Everything listed in Microsoft Teams Essentials, plus:

  • Team meetings recordings with transcripts

  • Web and mobile versions of Office apps3

  • Expanded cloud storage of 1 TB per user

  • Business-class email

  • Standard security

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Originally starting from €11.70 now starting from €11.70

€11.70 €11.70

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

  • Everything listed in Microsoft 365 Business Basic, plus:

  • Desktop versions of Microsoft 365 apps with premium features

  • Webinar hosting

  • Attendee registration and reporting tools

  • Customer appointment management

Frequently asked questions

  • After signing in to Teams from your preferred device, you have several options to easily join an online meeting: by link, from your calendar, from chat, through a channel, or by dialing in from a phone.

  • To turn your camera on before a meeting, select Camera right before you join. To turn your camera on during a meeting that has already started, select Camera from the meeting controls.

  • To blur your background or add a background image, select Background filters when you’re setting up your audio and video before a meeting. You can also change the background during a meeting by selecting More actions > Apply background effects from the meeting controls.

  • Yes. The default view, which shows video streams of up to nine other people at the same time, is called Gallery view. Other layout options include Large gallery view, where you’ll see up to 49 other people at once, and together mode, where you’ll see everyone as if they’re seated in a shared space. If you’re using Teams on the web (Edge or Chrome browser), you’ll see up to four video streams at the same time with 2x2 view.

  • Go to the Microsoft Teams help and learning page for comprehensive help.

  • Read the blog on the recent pricing changes.

Get started with Microsoft Teams today

  • [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.
  • [2] After your one-month free trial, you will be charged the applicable subscription fee. Credit card required. Cancel anytime to stop future charges.
  • [3] This plan works with Office 2021, Office 2019, Office 2016, and Office 2013. Previous versions of Office, such as Office 2010, may work with Microsoft 365 with reduced functionality. This compatibility with Office does not include the Office 365 F3 plans.
  • [4] Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.

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