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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By : Gopi Kondameda
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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By: Gopi Kondameda

Overview of this book

In the evolving remote working arrangement, the demand for custom Microsoft Teams apps is increasing rapidly across businesses. If you are someone who aims to provide users with an exceptional experience through custom-built apps that adhere to industry standards and good governance, Customizing Microsoft Teams is for you! The book starts with an overview of Microsoft Teams customization and configuration prerequisites. It then shows you how to expose functionalities from various solutions through tabs, connectors, messaging extensions, and more before you move on to explore how the PowerShell module can manage multiple aspects of administration and how to use the SharePoint Framework for creating custom Microsoft Teams apps. You’ll be able to work with Microsoft Dataverse for Teams to build custom apps, bots, and flows using Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Automate. As you publish your production-ready apps on the Teams store and Microsoft AppSource, you’ll also understand Teams app analytics and reporting functionalities. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to develop custom solutions to solve critical business problems and extend the power of Microsoft Teams to develop high-value use cases in the remote working culture.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Part 1: Microsoft Teams Customization Exploring the Architecture and Components
Part 2: Microsoft Teams Customization with Tools and Techniques
Part 3: Microsoft Teams Customization with Low-Code and No-Code

General administration, governance, and security for Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

In this section, we will introduce the Microsoft Teams admin center and the things required to have the Power Platform Apps (Power App, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents) available for use throughout Microsoft Teams. Then, we will go review and administer Microsoft Dataverse for Teams through the Power Platform admin center (

Manage apps

We had a lengthy discussion in Chapter 1 about managing apps in the Microsoft Teams admin center. This is the first step you need to take to make sure that the following Power Platform apps are allowed in your tenant. A global admin or Teams admin role is required to manage these apps to make sure they are allowed in your tenant.

 Figure 7.50: Managing apps

Figure 7.50: Managing apps

Permission policies

After allowing Power Platform apps in your tenant, you need to ensure that users can use these apps. For example, if your tenant has custom...