Work better together

Communicate and collaborate in one place with Microsoft Teams

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Teams Connect

Teams Connect enables you to share channels with anyone, whether inside or outside of your organization. Easily chat, meet, collaborate on apps, share content, and co-author documents in real-time in the shared channel. This is available now in private preview.

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Stay organized

Keep all your conversations, files, apps, and more in one place to seamlessly collaborate with your team members, whether they are inside or outside the organization.

Bring the team together

Use Together mode in team meetings for a more engaging experience. Focus on faces and body language, pick up on the non-verbal cues, and easily see who’s talking.1

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Work together

Quickly access and collaborate within apps like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Easily work together in real time across shared documents, calendars, and files.

Simplify work

Access the apps you use every day right within Teams. Automate routine tasks and easily create new apps to meet the unique needs of your business.

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Get more out of Microsoft Teams

File sharing

Securely store, access, share, and collaborate on files at work, at home, or on the go.

Coauthoring

Work together on the same file in real time within Teams with instant, automatic sync and version history tracking.

Translation

Seamlessly communicate globally with inline translation in chat and channel messages, supported in 35 languages.

Private channels

Have private conversations with a subset of the team and control access to related files and notes.

Organization-wide team

Bring your organization together in one team to keep everyone in the loop and ensure everyone has a voice.

Apps and workflows

Enhance collaboration and streamline business processes using your favorite apps within Teams.

Customers love instant messaging

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“Groups that resist this type of collaboration for years are now organizing into meaningful virtual conversations in Teams.”

Dennis Armstrong, Enterprise Messaging Engineer

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“We want to be a more networked, more inclusive company, to do this, you have to change the way people interact, and having the right technology like Teams can help tremendously.”

Boy Sleddering, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications

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“We spend time on Teams having important conversations, figuring out new ways that Tony’s can show up and share something sweet at the same time we educate people about important issues.”

Stephanie Iller Drachman, US Special Projects

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“This is all new to us. We had no way of collaborating with multiple working groups in real time…That real-time collaboration, which everyone at Etihad now has access to—that’s what Teams has given us.”

Abe Dev, Digital Technology and Innovation Value Stream Lead

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1. The Together Mode and Large Gallery View features are rolling out to customers now. Learn how to turn on these new features.