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How to Install Microsoft Teams (For External Users)


Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that allows integrated communications, notifications, and information distribution. This article details how to install Teams on Windows and Mac computers.

Step 1: Go to the Microsoft 365 site by selecting this link.  Once on this page scroll to the bottom of the page until you see Get started with Microsoft Teams today. Select Download App

Microsoft store for teams with a white box around “download app.”
Conformation to download teams with a red box around “download teams.”

Step 2: On the next page, select Download Teams

Step 3: At the bottom of the window you will see the download select the Teams Download.

Teams downloaded and selecting to open teams with a red box around “open.”

Step 4: A window will open Microsoft Teams is all installed press Continue.

Teams downloaded and continue to finish set up.

Step 5: Please locate the e-mail from Rane Hall ([email protected]) and select on “Click here to join the meeting”. 

Selecting the email with the teams’ link to the meeting. With a red arrow pointing at the email.

Step 6: You will be directed to a new window select on "Download the Windows app".

New web page to download the windows app. With a red box around “download the windows app.”

Step 7: At the bottom left of the screen you will see the document download, Select on the file.

The teams setup file is downloaded and a red arrow pointing at the completed downloaded file.

Step 8: Once Teams is installed you will automatically be put in the meeting this screen will appear.

Inside of a Microsoft teams meeting. Boxed in green.

Step 9: Once you have gone through the video and audio settings you can select "Join now".

Congratulations! You are in the Meeting, welcome to Microsoft Teams!

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