Frequently Asked Questions
Microsoft Teams is a persistent chat-based collaboration platform complete with document sharing, online meetings, and many more extremely useful features for business communications. Having an excellent team space is key to being able to make creative decisions and communicate with one another.
Microsoft Teams offers many impressive and valuable video conferencing features. Users can host 1080p calls with up to 250 members, which includes the ability to share screens and record calls. Users can also meet or collaborate on-the-go using Microsoft Teams apps for smartphones and tablets.
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, that has limited features.
Teams is available to Office 365 account holders on these license plans: Business Essentials, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3 or E5. The cheapest option – Business Essentials – costs $5 per user per month on an annual basis, while the most expensive – E5 – costs $35 per person each month.
Anyone with a business or consumer email account, such as Outlook, Gmail, or others, can participate as a guest in Teams, with full access to team chats, meetings, and files. Only people who are outside of your organization, such as partners or consultants, can be added as guests.
You can join a Teams meeting anytime, from any device, whether or not you have a Teams account. … Go to the meeting invite and select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting. That’ll open a web page, where you’ll see two choices: Download the Windows app and Join on the web instead.
With the current configuration of Microsoft Teams Meeting the maximum number of people that can join a Teams Meeting is 250.
Teams data is encrypted in transit and at rest. Microsoft uses industry standard technologies such as TLS and SRTP to encrypt all data in transit between users’ devices and Microsoft datacenters, and between Microsoft datacenters. This includes messages, files, meetings, and other content
If you have watched the “Chat + Meeting” Tutorial above and still can not add guests.
Make sure the guest access option at the Team org-wide level is turned on. Make sure you have Configured Azure AD business-to-business settings. Then go to Office 365 groups and configure it for guest access. Also, configure Office 365 sharing.
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