Getting Started with Teams

From Help Wiki

The basics of using Microsoft Teams at Evergreen.

Teams Features

  • Individual or Group Chat
  • Audio and video calls
  • Video Meetings
    • Note: Video meetings and calls do not have a time limit like the basic Zoom accounts do
  • Create posts and channels
  • Share files easily with all team members
  • Connect and share various M365 apps within your Team

Need a Team Created?

Team creation is by request only. See: Requesting a Microsoft Team

Managing Team Membership

Team owners are responsible for adding and removing members to their Teams. To learn how see: Add Members to a Team

Accessing the Teams Application

Using the Teams web app

Teams can be used as a web app. Microsoft has an article that details the differences between using Teams on different platforms.

To log in to the web app:

  1. Go to and click sign in in the top right
  2. Enter your Evergreen email and click Next
  3. Enter your Evergreen password and click Sign In
  4. Click the Teams icon along the left side
  5. The next window might ask to get the app or use the web app
  6. Click Use the web app instead

Installing the Teams app on your desktop or mobile device

To get the installer for the desktop or mobile apps use the Microsoft link below

Changing Your Profile Name

The display name in Teams is set by your profile in our Microsoft 365 system. The links below describe the process to change your chosen name or to make a legal name change.