Adding a team to an existing SharePoint Online Team Site

Question

How do I add a Microsoft Teams team to a team site that already exists? 

Solution

Team Sites are internal websites that can be used to collaborate with your colleagues in Office 365. Similarily, Microsoft Teams "teams" are collaborative groups that you can use to collaborate with your colleagues in Office 365, with additional instant messaging and videoconferencing capabilities. If you have a previously created team site and would like to enhance the collaboration features of the group by linking your team site to a Microsoft Teams team, you can do so by following the instructions below. 

  1. Open the Microsoft Teams app by following the installation instructions here
  2. In MS Teams, select the Teams button 
  3. Near the bottom of the screen, click "Join or create a team" 
  4. Select "Create a team" 
  5. Select a teams template of Classes, PLCs, Staff Members, or Anyone
  6. Select the "Create a team from an existing Office 365 group" link. 
  7. A list of the team sites you have access to will appear in a menu. Select the one you want to have linked to a Microsoft Teams team, and then select "Choose team". A Microsoft Teams team will be created that is linked to its corresponding team site. All members of the team site will now have access to the Microsoft Teams team. 

Details

Article ID: 69992
Created
Thu 1/10/19 12:56 PM
Modified
Wed 7/31/19 4:10 PM