How to Switch to New Teams


Using New Teams

  1. Open the Teams desktop app on your Windows device. 
  2. Turn on the Try the new Teams  toggle at the top left hand side.

Toggle button to switch to new teams.

  1. Select Get it now from the pop-out dialogue.
    • The new Teams will start installing.

Option to start installing new Teams.

  1. Your Teams app will reboot to open the new Teams. Any subsequent actions you take will happen in the new Teams by default, like joining a Teams meeting from Outlook.
  • When in the new Teams, turn on (or off) notifications by selecting Settings and the More options icon ​​​​​at the top of the new Teams.
  • Then, selecting Settings > Notifications > Open Windows notifications settings. Find Microsoft Teams (work preview) in the apps list and set your preference.

Switching Between Teams

  • To switch back to the classic Teams, select the More options icon (...) at the top of Teams.
  • From Settings deselect the toggle for New Teams .


Note: When you switch between the new and classic Teams, the version you’re currently using will close and the one you’re switching to will automatically open and become your default version. 


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