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Review Microsoft Teams best practices, tips, and training.
Schedule online meetings with high-quality audio and video or start one instantly. People inside and outside of your company can join from anywhere.
Refer to meeting chats and shared files any time before, during, and after a meeting ends.
Easily work together in real time or on your own time. With free cloud storage included, shared files are always available across your devices.
Collaborate without worry knowing your sensitive information is protected with data encryption at rest and in transit.
Microsoft Teams is designed for everyone. Get started for free, get more with Teams Essentials, or get Teams as part of Microsoft 365.
Everything in the free version of Teams, plus:
Everything listed in Microsoft Teams Essentials, plus:
Everything listed in Microsoft 365 Business Basic, plus:
Yes! The free version of Teams includes the following:
Meet one-on-one for up to 30 hours or with a group for up to 60 minutes in the free version of Teams. Upgrade to Teams Essentials for group meetings of up to 30 hours.
Up to 100 people can join a meeting in the free version of Microsoft Teams.
Get more value out of Teams when you upgrade to Teams Essentials or to a paid plan, including:
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.
1. Once your paid subscription begins, cancelation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn more. Cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription at any time 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 any time 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.
Enhance collaboration with Microsoft Teams Essentials, offering the best of Teams at an affordable price (only USD$4.00 per user per month). Includes unlimited group meetings for up to 30 hours with up to 300 participants per meeting, 10 GB of cloud storage per user, and continuous technical support.