Finally, a lighter version of the Persistent Chat (within Skype for Business Server / Lync Server) is launched which can be easily activated with a simple flip of a switch. Microsoft Teams was launched earlier this month as part of the Office 365 subscription – which is available on Business Essentials, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3 and E5. (Reference: Introducing Microsoft Teams)

If you happen to be on either of the subscribed plan(s) mentioned earlier, login to your Office 365 Admin Center and follow the step-by-step guide:


  1. At the Admin Center, Select on Apps > Microsoft Team
  2. “Flip” on the ON switch at the top right and click on Save


So when that’s done, download the Microsoft Teams client App here and you can start creating your own Virtual Groups / Teams and start collaborating!