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Microsoft Teams

Last modified on 09-02-2023
Microsoft Teams allows you to work together with fellow students. You can work together on documents, share your screen and make video calls.
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Getting started

Before getting started with Microsoft Teams, make sure you’ve downloaded Office. As a UvA student you have free access to this. Once Office has been downloaded, take the following steps to install Microsoft Teams:

  1. Visit Office.comExternal link and log in with your UvA e-mail address.
  2. You should be able to see Teams in the list of applications. Click on this and Teams will open in your browser.
  3. Follow the steps presented by the installation wizard and allow notifications if you want to stay on top of things with your colleagues in Teams.
  4. Once the download has completed, follow the installation steps for your computer.

Microsoft Teams: the basics

Need help?

In case you have any questions or experience any issues you can get in touch with the Servicedesk ICT Services. For support with Teams itself the in-client support function is at your disposal, which may also connect you to the Teams helpdesk. Microsoft offers online guidesExternal link and supportExternal link for any remaining questions.


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The Servicedesk ICT Services is there to help you with all your ICT questions and problems.

Contact details

The ICT Servicedesk is  by phone from Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 18.00.

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