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 Marketing Sync group chat in Teams where members are sharing files.
A Marketing Sync group chat in Teams where members are sharing files.

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

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.

Find the right Microsoft Teams 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)

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

Office apps and services

  • MicrosoftTeams

New

Microsoft Teams Essentials

$4.00

user/month

(Annual subscription—automatically renews)

Everything in the free version, plus:

  • Unlimited group meetings for up to 30 hours
  • Up to 300 participants per meeting
  • 10 GB of cloud storage per user
  • Anytime phone and web support

Office apps and services

  • MicrosoftTeams

Most popular

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

$5.00

user/month

(Annual subscription—automatically renews)

Everything listed in Microsoft Teams Essentials, plus:

  • Team meetings recordings with transcripts
  • Web and mobile versions of Office apps2
  • Expanded cloud storage of 1 TB per user
  • Business-class email
  • Standard security

Office apps and services

  • MicrosoftTeams
  • MicrosoftExchange
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftSharePoint
  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

$12.50

user/month

(Annual subscription—automatically renews)

Everything listed in Microsoft 365 Business Basic, plus:

  • Desktop versions of Office apps with premium features
  • Webinar hosting
  • Attendee registration and reporting tools
  • Manage customer appointments

Office apps and services

  • MicrosoftTeams
  • MicrosoftExchange
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftSharePoint
  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftPublisher (PC only)
  • MicrosoftAccess (PC only)

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:

  • 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 30 hours.
  • Seamless file sharing and file storage with OneDrive.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate inside and outside your organization, backed by a highly secure, global infrastructure from Microsoft.

Meet for up to 60 minutes in the free version of Microsoft Teams.

Up to 100 people can join a meeting in the free version of Microsoft Teams.

Several Teams features are only available with a paid Microsoft 365 plan. Depending on the paid plan, features may include:

  • Meeting recordings and transcripts.
  • 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 and security controls.

 

Learn more about Microsoft 365 paid plans.

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. After your one-month free trial, you will be charged the applicable subscription fee. Credit card required. Cancel any time to stop future charges.
2. 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.