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Add a guest to your team
Last Updated about a month ago

Guests must have a Microsoft 365 work or school account. If the guest doesn’t yet have a Microsoft account associated with their email address, they will be directed to create one for free.

To add a guest to your team in Teams:

  1. Select Teams Teams button and go to the team in your team list.
  2. Select More options More options button > Add member.
    Add members to a team in Teams
  3. Enter the guest's email address. Anyone with a business or consumer email account, such as Outlook, Gmail, or others, can join your team as a guest.
  4. Add your guest's name. Select Edit guest information Edit guest name button and type a friendly name for them. Be sure to take the time to do this now—you’ll need the help of an IT admin to do it later.
    Edit guest information in Teams.
  5. Click Add. Guests will receive a welcome email invitation

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