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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By : João Ferreira
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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By: João Ferreira

Overview of this book

Microsoft Teams is a permanent fixture in the modern workplace, but many of its productivity-boosting features go unnoticed or unused. Hands-On Microsoft Teams shows you how to use Teams to its full potential through easy-to-follow practical tutorials. This guide to mastering Teams explores the platform in comprehensive detail and how it interacts with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem to help you work efficiently and manage your resources. You'll get to grips with core functionality like setting up and managing teams, channels, chats, tabs, and meetings. You'll also learn to get the best out of Teams by adding custom apps, integrating with Microsoft 365, using PowerShell automation, and exploring useful settings you didn't know existed. Along the way, you'll be shown various real-world scenarios and how to implement solutions for them in Teams that will increase your productivity. Whether you're an administrator, manager, or team member, by the end of this book you'll be confident in using everything Microsoft Teams has to offer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Installing custom apps

Now that you know how to enable custom apps and how to give permissions to the right users to upload them, it is time to learn how the installation process works.

The process described in this section uses a pre-built custom app from Microsoft to install Viva Connections on Microsoft Teams. To learn more about this solution, have a look at Chapter 7, Employee Experience in Microsoft Teams using Microsoft Viva. If you want to know more about how to build custom apps for Microsoft Teams, have a look at Chapter 11, Building Your Own App for Microsoft Teams Using the Developer Portal.

If you are a user with permissions to upload custom apps, do the following:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams and click on Apps.
  2. At the bottom-left of the window, click on Upload a custom app.
  3. On the menu, choose whether you want to upload it globally for all the users in the tenant or just for you and your teams:

    Figure 10.2.1: Uploading a custom...