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Make your upgrade journey easier

Start giving your users great experiences with Microsoft Teams to help create a smooth transition when you upgrade fully from Skype for Business.

Skype for Business and Teams have overlapping functionality so we recommend you view and understand the coexistence and upgrade modes available to help choose the right transition for your organization.


Enable the best coexistence and upgrade experience

Use the wizard below to help identify capabilities to enable in Teams while Skype for Business is still in use. We’ll recommend a path and give you guidance and resources to help you upgrade.

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1. Using Skype for Business for chat, calling, and meetings

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2. Identifying the appropriate path to Teams

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3. Using Teams for chat, calling, and meetings

Select a preferred upgrade experience

Ready to use Teams for chat, calling, and meetings while both products are in use

Ready to use Teams for collaboration capabilities while both products are in use

Ready to use Teams for meetings and collaboration while both products are in use

Ready to upgrade to Teams for all capabilities and disable Skype for Business