Add Members to a Team in Teams

If you're a team owner, you can add someone to a team. If you're not a team owner, you can submit a request, and the team owner will accept or deny it.

  1. If you're a team owner, go to the team name in the teams list and click More options More options button > Add member.

    Add members to a team in Teams

  2. Start typing a name, distribution list, security group, or Office 365 group to add to your team. You can also add people outside your organization as guests by typing their email addresses.

  3. When you're done adding members, select Add. Fyi, you can make someone a team owner by selecting the down arrow next to the word Member. There can be multiple owners in a team. For a deeper look at roles and permissions, see Team owner and member capabilities in Teams.

  4. Select Close. People you add to a team will receive an email letting them know they are now a member of your team and the team will show up in their teams list.