Communication is very essential in life. However, there are so many platforms available for communication purposes. Some of these platforms include Google video calls platforms, social media platforms, email addresses, and many more. Microsoft Teams, one of these platforms that builds communication between people. Microsoft Teams is a platform created by Microsoft. Whereby you can chat, call, collaborate and meet people just in one place. But to use this platform, it is, however, necessary that you process either the sign in or the sign up. Although, the Teams sign up is totally free.

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Furthermore, whether working on a project as a team with your team members or planning events with family and loved ones. Microsoft teams bring you all together without having to make visits. Microsoft teams help you do a lot. Some of which include connecting easily with anyone, accomplish plans and projects together. Also, gives you peace of mind, and is always available when using Microsoft teams with your personal account. However, to access this, you should sign up and start accessing Teams either by using the app or the website. See below how to download the app on your device.

Microsoft Teams App

Microsoft teams don’t only operate on the web. There is also an app that is available for all devices which include mobile and desktop devices. The app is however free for download and could be of great help when locating the Microsoft team’s platform for communication. So far, the Microsoft teams are the only app that has all chats, files, meetings, tasks, and calendars all in one app. Here are steps by which you can install the app on your device;

Microsoft Teams for Android

  • Open the Google play store on your mobile device.
  • Locate the app using the play store search engine.
  • Click on the app.
  • Tap on the install button.

Teams App for iOS

  • Open your apple store.
  • Locate the app using your app store search engine.
  • Click on the app from the results.
  • Tap on the “Get” button.
  • Download the app.

Teams Mobile (website)

  • Visit the download website.
  • Click on the download for mobile button.
  • Enter your email address.
  • A download link would be sent to you.
  • Click on download the app button in the message sent to your email.
  • Click on “install”.
  • Or you can click on the download from app store button to go to app store.

Microsoft Teams for Desktop (all)

  • Visit the Microsoft teams app download website.
  • Click on the download for desktop button.
  • Tap on the download teams.
  • After download is complete, install the app.

The app might not be available on your desktop app store. Therefore, visit the website and follow the steps listed above to download the app on your desktop device. After you have successfully installed the app on your device, you can now start by processing the Microsoft teams sign up.

Microsoft Teams Sign up

Microsoft teams sign up is free. But there is a premium plan attached if you want to get the best of Microsoft teams. However, for any subscription plan you choose, you get a 1-month free trial after which, you can commence payment.  The premium plan gives you access to some other office apps and services which include Teams, Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher (PC Only), and access. But it depends on which plan you would be choosing. The sign up can be carried out on the two platforms which include the app and the website. However, here are steps by which you can process the Microsoft teams sign up;

Teams Sign up via Website

  • Visit the website @
  • Click on the sign up for free button or click on the see plans and pricing link if you want to pay.
  • Click on any one you would love to sign up for.
  • Tap on the sign-up button.
  • Enter your email address.
  • Select how you want to use teams.
  • Click on the next button.
  • Sign in your Microsoft account (create one if you do not have one).
  • Follow other instructions given to you and provide the necessary information correctly.

Teams Sign up via App

  • Open the app on your device.
  • Click on the sign-up free button.
  • Select and click on the type of account you would love to create (individual account or business organization account).
  • Enter your phone number or email.
  • Click on the next button.
  • Create a password.
  • Click on next to proceed.
  • Enter your first and last name.
  • Then click on the next button.
  • Select your country or region.
  • Enter your date of birth and tap on the next button.
  • Verify your account with the code sent to you.
  • Tap on the next button.

Although, using the app, the sign up for personal use and company or business organization is quite different. Therefore, after making your selection, on which you would like to open, then sign in to your Microsoft account. Fill in the required information then click on the set-up teams’ button and follow other instructions given to you correctly.

Microsoft Teams Sign in

After your sign up is complete, the next thing to do is to process your sign in. As that would give you access to all of the Microsoft Teams features. You can process your sign in on whichever platform you want to either the app or the website. However, here are the steps below;

  • Click on the sign in button.
  • Enter your email address/ phone number or skype.
  • Click on the sign in button.
  • Enter your password.
  • Click on the next button.

After that, if you do not want to provide your password when trying to sign in again later. You can click on the yes button when asked if you want to stay signed in. But for security purposes, you should click on the no button if using a public device to protect your Microsoft account.