Microsoft Teams
Boost teamwork in your business for free

Microsoft Teams is the one app that can help your small business meet, chat, and collaborate from anywhere.

A desktop display of a Teams video call with 11 participants and the text chat open on the right.

Empower collaboration in your company with Teams—the app used by more than 250 million people at work, home, and school.

Meet from anywhere

Schedule online meetings with high quality audio and video ahead of time or start one instantly. People inside and outside of your company can join from anywhere.

Two mobile displays of video calls and a presentation being given on Teams.
Two mobile displays of video calls and a presentation being given on Teams.

Keep everything in one place

Chats and files shared before, during, and after meetings are always available, so people can refer to them at any time.

A Q3 Sales Report presentation being delivered over a Teams video call.
A Q3 Sales Report presentation being delivered over a Teams video call.

Get things done together

With free cloud storage included, shared files are always available across your devices, so it’s easy to work together in real time or on your own time.

A desktop display of a file being edited in real-time by a group of people on a Teams video call and a mobile display of files stored in Teams.

Work with confidence

Collaborate without worry knowing your sensitive information is protected with data encryption at rest and in transit.

A Teams video call in Together mode while a presentation is being given.
A Teams video call in Together mode while a presentation is being given.

Enjoy the full power of Microsoft Teams

Download the desktop version to get the most functionality from Teams.

More options for Microsoft Teams

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Yes! The free version of Teams includes the following:

  • Unlimited chat messages and search.
  • Built-in online meetings and audio and video calling for individuals and groups, with a duration of up to 60 minutes per meeting or call. For a limited time, you can meet for up to 24 hours.
  • 10 GB of team file storage plus 2 GB per person for personal storage.
  • Real-time content creation with Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
  • Unlimited app integrations with more than 650 business apps to choose from, including Adobe Sign, Evernote, and Trello.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with anyone inside or outside your organization, backed by Microsoft’s secure, global infrastructure.

Meet for up to 60 minutes in the free version of Microsoft Teams. To support our customers during COVID-19, we’ve extended this limit to 30 hours until further specified.

Up to 100 people can join a meeting in the free version of Microsoft Teams. To support our customers during COVID-19, we’ve extended this limit to 300 until further specified.

Several Teams features are only available with a paid Microsoft 365 plan. The full-featured, paid version of Teams includes:

  • Additional storage with plans starting at 1 TB of file storage per user.
  • Rich file collaboration in the Office desktop apps.
  • Additional app integrations.
  • Advanced IT controls.
  • Enterprise-level security and compliance.

 

Compare Microsoft 365 paid plans.

The person who signed up for the free version of Microsoft Teams can upgrade directly from the Teams free product by selecting your profile in the top right-hand corner. Upgrading from the free version of Microsoft Teams also unlocks the full set of Teams capabilities, including Exchange calendar integration, 1 TB of file storage, and advanced administration features.

Yes. Customers who purchase Microsoft 365 Business Standard or Business Basic directly from the free version of Teams will not lose any data. Customers needing to purchase Microsoft 365 enterprise plans can work with some of our trusted partners to migrate their data to their new paid plan.

Anyone with any corporate or consumer email address can sign up for Teams today. People who don’t already have a paid Microsoft 365 commercial subscription will have access to the free version of Teams. If a user at an existing Microsoft 365 commercial customer tries to sign up for free, they will be routed into the managed Teams experience for their organization. If the user doesn’t yet have a license for Teams as part of their organization’s Microsoft 365 plan, they will be routed to the Microsoft Teams Exploratory experience for free until next agreement anniversary or renewal on or after January 2021. Learn more about Microsoft Teams Exploratory experience.

You can check out the self-help resources or get help from the community on the Microsoft Teams Answers forum.