Teams is a collaboration app available through Microsoft 365.

It allows groups of people to:

  • voice/video conference
  • chat
  • collaborate on documents
  • broadcast video and meeting content to large online audiences

Teams can be installed on your computer/mobile device or can be used online through a web browser.

Expiry of Microsoft Teams chat messages

Please note that Microsoft Teams chat messages in one-to-one chats, group chats, and meeting chats will automatically be deleted after 90 days.

The expiry of messages only affects Teams chats. Messages posted on Teams channels are not affected.

Getting started

Teams is accessible via all web browsers (except Safari), as well as a desktop and/or mobile application.

Login to Teams

To access Microsoft Teams:

  • Log into
  • Type 'Teams' into the search bar in the top of the page
  • Select the 'Teams' app

Login to Teams


Using the Teams desktop app

Creating a Team

Only Trinity staff can create a Team.

Microsoft Teams - Create Team Guide

Microsoft Teams Essential Training (LinkedIn Learning)

Check out the Microsoft Teams Essential Training on LinkedIn Learning.

Microsoft Teams Essential Training


Your Microsoft 365 Roadmap

The Microsoft 365 apps we use in Trinity keep evolving with changes and new features being introduced on a frequent basis by Microsoft.  To help you keep informed and to learn about the updates, follow Your Microsoft 365 Roadmap, available on SharePoint to all staff in Trinity College Dublin.  

Access Your Microsoft 365 Roadmap

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