Installing the MS Teams Client

PC/Mac: Navigate to the following website and click the link appropriate for your operating system:

iOS: Download the Teams app from the App Store:

Android: Download the Teams app from the Play Store:

Sign In and Get Started with Teams

Sign in to Teams

  1. Start Teams.

    • In Windows, click Start Start button > Microsoft Teams.

    • On Mac, go to the Applications folder and click Microsoft Teams.

    • On mobile, tap the Teams icon.

  2. Sign in with using your UTB Office 365 username and password.

           Note: If you don't have University Office 365 account kindly request from here UTB Email Requisition

Chat and Share Files in Teams

Start a new conversation with a person or group

  1. At the top of the app, click New chat New chat button .

  2. In the To field, type the name of the person or people you want to chat with.

  3. In the compose box, say what you have to say and click Send Send button .

Reply to a conversation

Channel conversations are organized by date and then threaded. The replies in threads are organized under the initial post so it's easier to follow multiple conversations.

  1. Find the conversation thread you want to reply to.

  2. Click Reply, add your message, and click Send Send button .

Have fun with emoji, memes, and GIFs

Express yourself and impress your classmates!

  • Click Sticker Sticker button under the box where you type your message, then pick a meme or sticker from one of the categories.

The Sticker Sticker button catalog contains a wide variety of customizable stickers and memes—you can even upload your own! Check out Emoji Emoji button for smiley faces and GIF GIF button for animated GIFs.

Share a file

Sometimes words aren't enough, and you need to post a file to a channel conversation.

Tip: Teams works particularly well with Microsoft Office documents.

  1. In your channel conversation, click Attach Choose file button beneath your compose box.

  2. Select a file, click Open, and then Send Send button .


You can always see all the files you post to a channel by going to the Files tab.

File upload options for a message

Collaborate in Teams


@mention someone

An @mention is like a tap on the shoulder—a way to get someone's attention in a channel conversation or a chat.

  1. In the compose box, type @, then type the first few letters of the person’s name. You can also @mention entire teams and channels.

  2. Select the person. Repeat for as many people as you want to @mention.

Each person you @mention gets a notification in their Activity feed. Check for a red circle next to Activity Activity button right now to see if someone has @mentioned you!

Stay on top of things

Notifications let you know when someone @mentions you, likes something you’ve posted, or replies to a thread you started. The Activity feed helps you stay on top of all your notifications.

  1. Click Activity Activity button .

  2. Feed shows you a summary of everything that's happened in the channels you follow.

    • Click Filter Filter button to show only certain types of notifications such as @mentions or likes.

    • Select Feed > My Activity to see a list of everything you've been up to lately in Teams.

Search for messages, people, or files

Searches cover your entire organization—all the channels that you're part of.

  1. Type a phrase in the command box at the top of the app and press Enter.

  2. Select the Messages, People, or Files tab.

  3. Select an item in the search results. Alternatively, you can click Filter Filter button to further refine your search results.

Start Chats, Calls, and Meetings

Please view the video at the link below for information on starting chats, calls, and meetings in Teams

Start Chats, Calls or Meetings