Collaborate as a team in ONE place. Collaboration happens when your teams are all using the same tools to communicate. Simply tab over to SoapBox to see what’s on the docket for your next team meeting. Add items to the agenda, check them off as you go, close meetings and to revisit past meetings all within the Microsoft Teams experience. Lists in Teams is supported as a team based tab app built on top of the Microsoft Teams platform and supports the following features: New list creation from scratch, from templates (8 standard templates and 3 industry specific ones: Patients, Loans, and Incidents), from Excel table data and from an existing list. Training: Learn how to get up and productive quickly with this Microsoft Teams Quick Start. Sign in to Teams, select Teams and Channels, reply to conversation threads, @mention someone, use emojis and stickers, and ask T-Bot questions. With Microsoft Teams on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can: Pull together a team. Use chat instead of email. Securely edit files at the same time.-->
Microsoft Teams is the ultimate hub for teamwork and intelligent communications.Built on the strength and scale of Microsoft 365 with over 120 million users,Microsoft Teams delivers chat-based collaboration, meetings, calling, and enterprise voice features.
Use Microsoft Graph to create a new virtual team when a new business issue arises,add the right people to the team,and configure the team withchannels,tabs,and apps.If you want to get the new team together to discuss the business issue,add a new event to the team calendar.
When the business issue is resolved and you no longer need the team,use the Microsoft Teams API to archiveor delete the team.If you know the maximum duration of the team when you create it,set an Microsoft 365 group expiration policyfor the team that automatically removes the team according to the policy.
Use application permissions to work withteams, channels, andtabswithout human intervention.Create a new channel when your customer files an order.Automatically create teams for classes at the beginning of the school year, and archive them at the end.
Let customers create new teams and channels.Install yourTeams app in the new teams.Pin your app to a tab in the new channel.Send messages to the channel linking back to your website.
Microsoft Graph makes it easy to create large numbers of teams and populate them with users and channels,by automate creating and managing teams, channels,tabs, and apps.Microsoft Graph also lets you findand archivethe teams you are no longer using.This is the same API that the Microsoft Teams Admin Centerand Teams PowerShell commandlets are built on.
List the teams in your tenant,and install apps to them.Create tabs in channels to give users easy access to apps.
Microsoft Teams apps give work groups a new tool to make collaboration a more productive and compelling experience. These apps let work group users share assets, interact through chat, and schedule events on the team calendar. These apps can also automate creating teams, channels, and conversations, enhancing the value of Microsoft Teams.
You can create web sites, services, and native platform applications that run outside the Microsoft Teams user experience, and call the Teams API to automate Teams scenarios.
Types of apps enabled for Microsoft Teams
These collaboration tools include Microsoft Graph-enabled tabs or bots running inside Microsoft Teams apps. You can also call Microsoft Graph outside of a Microsoft Teams app, such as from a website or a web service. If you've already enabled your website for Microsoft Graph, you can use that work for Microsoft Teams by using the Microsoft Teams developer platform to create a tab that uses the existing website code.
Microsoft Teams APIs can enhance apps inside and outside of Teams:
|App type||Scenario description|
|Tabs||Surface your content in Microsoft Teams.|
|Bots||Help users get tasks done in conversations.|
|Connectors||Post updates from external services to channels.|
|Actionable messaging||Add enhanced interaction to your connector cards.|
|Messaging extensions||Allow users to query and share information in conversations.|
|Websites||Surface enhanced content in your web pages.|
|Services||Enhance your client applications with Microsoft Graph data via your web service.|
|Activity feed||Engage users via feed notifications.|
|Calling and online meetings (preview)||Create Microsoft Teams apps with bots that can initiate and participate in audio/video calls, route/transfer calls based on interactive voice response (IVR) flows, and participate in online meetings.|
Microsoft Teams supports subscribing to changes (create, update, and delete) to messages in channels and chats to allow apps to get near-instant updates. For details about how to subscribe to changes, see Get change notifications for messages in channels and chats.
Looking for the API reference for this service?
See the Teams API in Microsoft Graph.