About Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based group chat solution that helps teams collaborate on documents. Its key features include messaging, conferencing and file sharing. Microsoft Teams has replaced Skype for Business as Microsoft's online meeting solution. The solution helps users store files online, manage documents, create groups and receive notifications. It is customizable for each team and users can communicate through instant messaging, online meetings, calling and web conferencing. The collaboration tool can be used to work on files within Microsoft 365 apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sharepoint. Additional features include open application processing interface, assistant bots, conversation search, contact search, and multi-factor authentication. Microsoft Teams integrates with third-party applications such as GitHub, Microsoft Office, Power BI, Delve, Planner, Trello and more. The application is available on a one-time subscription and support is available via phone and online help desk.
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Microsoft Teams pricing

Microsoft Teams has a free version and offers a free trial. Microsoft Teams paid version starts at $7.60/month.

Starting Price:
$7.60/month
Pricing Details:
Microsoft Teams is available as part of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions. Premium plans start at $4.00/user/month and are subject to an annual commitment.
Free Version:
Yes
Free trial:
Yes

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Microsoft Teams Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.4
Functionality
4.4
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Support
4.2
5 reviews of 7,938 View all reviews
Sherquoia B.
  • Industry: Staffing & Recruiting
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
0

5
Reviewed on 31/05/2022

Easy Use!

Pros

It’s easy to join a meeting with just a link that can be sent and I like how it is aligned with Outlook.

Cons

Sometimes the video messes up and that can be frustrating.

Tolgay K.
  • Industry: Telecommunications
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

4
Reviewed on 26/04/2022

Best for daily communication & collaboration

It is a quality tool making it easy to communicate and collaborate.

Pros

It is very powerful tool for daily communication specially in large scale companies. It is possible to integrate different addons which you can practically use. Performance of the tool is very solid for meetings, screensharing sessions and of course calls. Creating teams, pages part is also a good way of collaboration.

Cons

If you are in a crowded meeting such as 500+ people the tool is slowing a little bit and it is hard to control in a screensharing or presentation session.

Verified Reviewer
  • Industry: Information Services
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 12/04/2022

Best application for video calling and remote controlling.

Overall Microsoft teams is best application in my perspective. I loved approximately each and every feature.

Pros

The best thing about Microsoft teams as a video conferencing is the audio and video quality. This application do not consume large amount of memory and space which makes it friendly for the developers like myself.

Microsoft teams is easily understandable and easy to use software. Teams provide lots of feature which comes handy to the user such as video calling, chats, screen sharing, polls, note making etc.
The most facinating thing that I liked in teams is taking remote access to other collegues.

Cons

Microsoft teams sometimes do not update or wrongly update the status. For example, when I am in a call, sometimes it shown to other users that I am away or awailable. The file structures is very confusing and at some point there is unnecessary storage consuption.
The swtiching of the call from mobile to PC sometimes is harder.
It may happen that the message is not getting sent even if the network is strong and there is no option to try again.

Chris M.
  • Industry: Facilities Services
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
5
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
0

5
Reviewed on 21/06/2022

It integrates with everything else Microsoft

Pros

The integration to other MS products in the 365 world is a significant reason for why Teams is used by me daily. The ability to set up meetings with end users not necessarily needing to install Teams is a real bonus and adds to the long list of features I use daily.

Cons

It can do so much especially as part of the wider MS platform that it can be bewildering at times. However, it is perfectly possible to focus on only those areas of functionality that are of genuine use and value to overcome this.

Kenny M.
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 4/06/2022

Excellent Platform

Pros

I now use Teams more that Zoom. For many previous attempts I couldn’t add anyone that wasn’t in my organization and the hundreds of settings were overwhelming. Now that has been simplified and I’m very happy about that.

Cons

To add simple features such as a call in number, it requires a paid subscription and 8-10 steps in various control panels to add that module to the account to enable it. Should be way easier than that.

Alternatives Considered

Zoom Meetings

Reasons for Choosing Microsoft Teams

Teams better integrates with 0365.

Switched From

Zoom Meetings

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