I love the fact that I can create #MicrosoftTeams to collaborate with people outside of my organization. This is however a setting that needs to be setup on your tenant (by an administrator), if your company allows it of course. The new Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center was launched in April 2018, let me show you where to find these settings.

Go to Office.com and click on Admin:

In the Admin Center, go to Settings > Services and Add-Ins. Then click on the link to the new Microsoft Teams Admin Center in the top right corner:

In the new Admin Center, click on Org Wide Settings > External Access. Here you can enable External Access, as well as giving users the ability to communicate with external Skype Users through Teams:

Under Org-wide Settings > Guest Access, you’ll find the settings for your Guests in Teams:

Other Teams Resources:


Purpose of this blog challenge:  I will write 365 blogs in 365 days around Microsoft 365. I did a similar challenge with Office 365, blogs can be found  https://tracyvanderschyff.com/microsoft-365/ . I won’t just be talking about the new Microsoft 365 subscription model. I will be sharing any news, tips and tricks around Office / Office 365 / Windows / Mobility and Security. And let’s not forget all the great new Apps & services available.  A lot of what I’ll share on Office and SharePoint will also be applicable to none “Office 365” versions.

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Disclaimer:  I create content about Office / Microsoft 365. Content is accurate at time of publication, however updates and new additions happen daily which could change the accuracy or relevance. Please keep this in mind when using my blogs as guidelines.

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