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Log in to Teams via the web or app

Microsoft Teams via the web

To log into Teams via the web:

  1. Enter the URL https://teams.microsoft.com in your browser.
  2. Enter your IT Services username in the format username@live.warwick.ac.uk (e.g. u1234567@live.warwick.ac.uk).
  3. Click Next.
  4. If asked to select the type of account choose the Work or school account option.
  5. You should then be redirected to the regular University of Warwick log in page:
    • enter your regular IT Services username (without the @live.warwick.ac.uk part) and your matching password.
    • set the length of time you want your device to remember your sign in details.
  6. Click Sign in.
  7. Generate and enter your authentication code.
  8. Click Sign in.

If you are accessing teams using your browser, you may see the following message: To open the web app, you need to change your browser settings to allow third-party cookies. If you need support with this, please contact the Help Desk for assistance with changing your cookies settings.

In order to produce live meetings with video, you will need to download the Teams desktop app (see below). Microsoft has announced that the ability to produce a live event on the web is coming soon though.

Microsoft Teams via the app

University managed machines

The Microsoft Teams app is available for Windows, iOS and Android. University managed Windows 10 desktops and laptops already have the app installed.

Personal computers

For computers, including tablets, download the app from Microsoft.

Alternatively, you can download the desktop app for both University managed and personal computers via Teams in the web browser:

  1. Click on the button at the bottom left of the Teams web browser interface.
  2. Open the downloaded file.
  3. Login as described from step 5 (above) onwards.

Mobile devices

For mobile devices, you can get the app from the Play and Apple stores.

When you open the app for the first time, you will need to log in using the details as described from step 5 (above) onwards. The Teams icon will appear on your desktop or mobile for quick access in the future.

The information on this page relates to Microsoft Teams and was last updated April 2020.

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