Calling in the flow of work
Work smarter with an all-in-one app that brings together calling, chat, meetings, and collaboration.
Stay connected with voice and video calling using Teams Phone on your computer, tablet, mobile device, or desk phone.
Make and receive voice and video calls directly in Teams. Stay in touch and get more done anywhere.
Take a quick look at some of the features and benefits of an all-in-one app that enables rich, reliable, and secure calling.
Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide*
Forrester: The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Teams Calling Solutions
Accenture is adding a new generation of technology for calling, meeting, chat, and collaboration.
By replacing their legacy VoIP system with Microsoft Teams Phone, CLA has reduced costs by almost $1 million a year.
Microsoft Teams Phone Standard includes:
Teams Phone Standard requires a Microsoft Teams Essentials with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Identity4 subscription or a Microsoft 365 subscription that includes Microsoft Teams.1 If you don't have a Teams subscription, go to the Microsoft 365 for business page to compare and purchase subscription plans or work with a cloud solution provider to get Teams Essentials.
Microsoft Teams Phone with Calling Plan includes:
For all other markets not covered in the link above, contact Sales Support to learn about Teams Phone and operator calling plans.
Microsoft 365 E5 includes:
Microsoft 365 E5 is our premium purchasing option that includes best-in-class productivity apps and advanced security, compliance, and analytical capabilities for your enterprise. Current E1 and E3 customers can upgrade to E5 for a reduced price. Contact your Microsoft sales representative for details. If you don't have a Teams subscription, go to the Microsoft 365 for Enterprise page to compare plans.
Add Teams Phone to your current Microsoft 365 E1 or E3 plan to get the calling features every organization needs. Contact Sales for custom pricing.
Get a detailed list of the standard subscription and pay-per-minute rates for your agreement by country or region and by currency. Communications Credits rates are for charges that are not included in your subscription plan.
Select the country or region for your organization’s billing address.
Teams Phone refers to the capability of people to make and receive calls in Microsoft Teams. Teams subscriptions include Teams Phone and enables calls from one Teams app to another. Making and receiving calls to and from landlines and mobile phones on the public switch telephone network (PSTN) in Teams is available with an add-on such as Teams Phone Standard or Teams Phone with Calling Plan or is included in Microsoft 365 E5. These options provide a cloud-based phone system in Teams with features such as hold, blind and safe transfers, and reporting features for professionals who manage calling solutions.
It replaces traditional PBXs and enables key calling capabilities with a cloud-based call control system that provides the overall telephony workload for Microsoft Teams.
A calling plan provides customers with a primary phone number and calling minutes to make and receive phone calls. A domestic calling plan is included in Teams Phone with Calling Plan or can be added onto Microsoft 365 E5.2
Direct Routing helps you connect a supported, customer-provided SBC to Phone System. With this capability, configure on-premises PSTN connectivity with Microsoft Teams client. Learn more.
Yes. You can transfer your phone numbers from your current service provider. After you port your phone numbers over, Microsoft will become your service provider.
Yes, customers can work with their Microsoft partner to bring their own calling plan. A configuration called Direct Routing allows customers to connect voice trunks directly from their network to Teams or interconnect other telephony entities, such as call centers or analog devices.
Microsoft Teams Phone Standard is a standalone subscription (without a calling plan) that is specifically designed for this situation.
Devices certified for Teams provide a seamless Teams experience on desk phones, conference phones, and meeting room systems. Learn more about Microsoft Teams-certified devices. For available devices go to the Microsoft Teams Devices Marketplace.
Teams supports a portfolio of desk phones for customers who require a traditional phone experience.
To deliver a high-quality and reliable Teams experience on phones, Microsoft is partnering and actively working with Yealink, Crestron, Lenovo, Polycom, and Audiocodes to develop and certify a wide portfolio of desk phones and conference room audio devices. To get the latest information on Teams devices, go to Teams Marketplace.
There are two offers for small and medium-sized businesses. Teams Phone with Calling Plan combines a phone system and a domestic calling plan.
Teams Phone Standard without a calling plan provides a phone system which requires a calling plan from a service provider.
For enterprises: A phone system and audio conferencing are included in Office 365 E5 and Microsoft 365 E5. A Teams calling plan can be added on or can all be purchased separately. Enterprises can also add Teams Phone with Calling Plan as an add on to qualifying subscriptions.
Teams Phone with Calling Plan is currently available in 31 markets. See country and region availability. A phone system is available in over 120 countries, everywhere Microsoft 365 is available.
The product features and experience are the same across the offers for small and medium-sized businesses and enterprises. Pricing and availability may differ.
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Microsoft Teams Essentials with Azure AD Identity brings together the best of Teams with meetings, chat, calling, and collaboration. Teams Essentials with Azure AD Identity can connect to your existing email system to provide an integrated experience, such as having all Teams notifications sent to your existing email inbox, all calendar events in Teams, and the ability to sign in to Teams with your existing email address. Once connected, you’ll see responses to scheduled meetings and collaboration invitations in both your inbox and in Teams. View and interact with incoming meetings from your Teams calendar, whether your contacts are using third-party meeting software or Teams.
Teams Essentials with Azure AD Identity can be purchased only through select cloud solution providers. Learn more and see a list of cloud solution providers.
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1. Can be added on to a qualifying Teams Essentials or Microsoft 365 subscription. Qualifying plans include: Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Business Standard, Business Premium, E3, or A3; Office 365 F3, E1, E3, A1, or A3; and Teams Essentials with Azure AD Identity.
2. Availability of Audio Conferencing and calling plans varies by country and region. See supported countries and regions for more information.
3. For full details on Teams Phone SLA see Licensing Documents (microsoft.com).
4. Teams Essentials with Azure AD Identity is only available through cloud solution providers. Learn more.