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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 apps in Microsoft Teams

Any Microsoft Teams user by default (with the exception of guests) is able to install apps; to do so, you just need to open the app store and select the desired app, as shown in the following steps:

  1. To open the app store in Microsoft Teams, click on the Apps icon in the sidebar.
  2. The app store will open in the stage area, as shown in Figure 9.2.1.

Figure 9.2.1: Microsoft Teams app store

By default, the store shows the applications from your organization at the top, followed by a list of applications available from the store. To easily find applications, you can use the search or the vertical menu to refine the selection by category or app type.

  1. Select the app you want to install and click on it.
  2. A pop-up window like the one in Figure 9.2.2 will open, and from it you will be able to get a preview of the app running in Microsoft Teams, a description of the features, and access to privacy and...