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Connect with anyone, anytime

Microsoft Teams is free for personal use—no subscription needed. Sign in to schedule and join video calls for up to 60 minutes, chat, share files and photos, and collaborate with your community.

Communicate and collaborate smarter with Teams

  • Easily create a free, 60-minute meeting to connect with friends, family, or community members. Longer meetings are available with a Microsoft 365 Personal or Microsoft 365 Family subscription.
  • Plan meetings in advance and invite anyone with their email address or phone number. Share your meeting link to make it easy for participants to join from anywhere.
  • Prepare and discuss in the meeting chat before a meeting begins. Then continue the conversation after the meeting in a chat or community.
  • Raise your hand, use together mode to see all attendees seated together on one screen, chat, share your screen, and turn on live captions.
  • Quickly join a meeting with a link from the desktop app, the web, or a mobile device.1 Enter without a Teams account as a guest, or sign in for a better meeting experience.
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Use Teams for free or get more with Microsoft 365

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Microsoft Teams (free)

Use Teams for free by signing in with your email address or phone number.

Microsoft 365 Personal

Enjoy extra perks, such as longer and bigger meetings in Teams, with a Microsoft 365 Personal subscription.

Microsoft 365 Family

Get accounts for up to six people and enjoy extra perks, such as longer and bigger meetings in Teams.

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Learn more about Teams 

Find support documentation and browse help topics to get started with Teams.
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Keep yourself updated on the latest features, best practices, and customer stories on the Teams Insider blog.
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Receive early access to the latest features and updates in Teams (free) with Teams Insider.
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Get started with Teams

Try Teams in your browser

Sign in with your personal email address or phone number to use Teams on the web*. If you don’t have a personal account already, one will be created for you.

Download the Teams app

Get the Teams desktop app for Windows 10 and macOS.

Create a Teams meeting

Bring your contacts easily together in a Teams meeting. Create a meeting link for everyone to join on any device, even if they don’t use Teams.1

Create a chat

Invite anyone to a chat using their email address or phone number.

[*]  The web version of Teams is currently accessible by desktop only.


[1]  Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.

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