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How do I create a Teams Group with members from outside the college?

This guide will walk yuo through creating a group in Teams and adding in members from outside the college.  **Note**  Only the creator of the group can add members that are not using a TCC email address.

Campus Email

1)  Click on the group of squares int he upper right hand corner

2)  Click on Campus Email

Teams

1)  Click on the group of squares to the far left hand side

2)  Click on Teams  (You may have to click on All apps at the bottom to find Teams)

Create Team

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Click on Join or create team

Create

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Click on Create team

Team Type

Pick the type of group this team will be

Details

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Put int he details of the team, a Team name and Description, then click Next

Add members

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Type in the Gmail, Yahoo, etc email and you will get a button pop up to add them

Listed

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Click Add

Add Channels

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1)  Click on the 3 dots for the Team settings

2)  Click Add channel  

**NOTE**  Channels allows you to have specific areas in the Team for pointed discussions and file sharing

Adding files

Within a Channel you can click on Files and then you can create a file from New, Upload a file, and download a file.

**When you open a file, you can work on it right there in Teams and then it will save and instantly update the version that is in the Channel

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