This guide will help you to create your account in Teams and to download and install the software on all your devices. Get ready to create your Virtual Colleagues Group in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams Prices
This section will give you an overview of the prices before downloading Microsoft Teams. Firstly, you can download Teams on your devices at no cost. To use it you will need to activate an account and chose the best plan that best suits your needs. Secondly, if you intend to use it just for videoconferencing with your colleagues or clients and share documents (a max of 2GB per user and 10GB per group)you can use the free version of Teams. The free plan will allow an unlimited number of users. Alternatively, you can consider one of the Microsoft 365 plan which includes Teams:
  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic: besides all the options included in the free plan you can share files with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user and have meeting and video conferencing (up to 250 users) . The price is £3.80 a month, per user ex VAT. Further info here.
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard: besides all the options included in the free plan you can access Office Apps : Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote. The price is £9.40 per month, per user, ex VAT. Further info click here.
  • Office 365 E3: unlimited users access and not limits for file sharing. It also allow audio conferencing. The price is £17.60 per month, per user, ex VAT. Further info here.

How to Download Microsoft Teams on Windows

To download Microsoft Teams visit the official website of Microsoft Teams , the link, click on Download for desktop, then on Download Teams. Once the download is completed, double click on Teams_windows.exe. Now you can log in with your account or create it if you don’t have one.

How to download Microsoft Teams on Mac

To download Microsoft Teams all you need to do is visit the official website of Microsoft Teams and download the software. Once the download is completed, double click on the file Teams_osx.pkg, click Continue (twice) and the click on Install. Add your e-mail account and the password if you have one, alternatively create an account by clicking on Sign up for Teams.

How to create an account in Teams

A web page will open. Teams is free if you’re using it with no other Microsoft Office 365 apps. If you are joining an existing organization, you can choose Already using Teams? Sign in now. If you do not have an account yet click on Just need video calling for personal use? Click here
Proceed entering your e-mail and select Next. Enter your name, last name and the name of your company. When done select Set up Teams. If the name of your organization has not been taken already, Teams will create your organization.

How to invite people to Microsoft Teams

In your e-mail you will receive a link and you can send it to colleagues to invite them in your new Teams organization. The link will also appear when you first sign in. You can always invite new people with the Teams App. By selecting the Teams tab on the left hand side of the App and clicking on Invite people at the bottom.

How to download Microsoft Teams on Smartphones and Tablet

The simplest action to take is to visit the Store of your device and start the download. Microsoft Teams is available on smartphones and tablet. If you have an Android device click on Play Store  by clicking on the colourful symbol
  • near the Home screen and by typing Microsoft Teams , click search and then Install.
Do you have an Iphone? Or Ipad? Just search in the App Store  by clicking on the  Type Microsoft Teams and then clicking on search.