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Link to a Teams item

You can easily get a web link (url) to many of the items within Teams. That means you can send someone directly to that item. You can create links directly to a specific team, a channel, a message within a channel, a tab within a channel, a meeting scheduled in the calendar, a recording of a meeting, files, folders (in files) and much more.

Link to a Team or Channel

  1. Right-click on the Team or channel name (or click on the ellipsis menu)
  2. Select Get link to team/channel in the menu. This opens a pop-up window containing the URL
  3. Click Copy
  4. Paste this URL into an email, or onto a webpage. If this is a public team, people will be able to click on it and join the team, and see the channels. If it is a private team, people will be able to request access from, the team owner(s). You can also provide a Join code.

Link to a post

  1. Hover your mouse over the post
  2. Click on the ellipsis menu
  3. Select Copy link in the menu.
  4. Paste this URL into an email, or onto a webpage. If this channel is in a public team, people will be able to click on it and join the team and see the channel. If it is a private team, people will be able to request access from, the team owner(s).

Link to a file

  1. Click on the Files tab at the top of the team space
  2. Select a file to highlight it, note not to click the file name as this will open the file
  3. click copy link in the top menu. Alternatively, right-click on the file (or click on the ellipsis menu), and select Copy link in the menu.
  4. Paste this URL into an email, or onto a webpage. If this channel is in a public team, people will be able to click on it and join the team and see the channel. If it is a private team, people will be able to request access from, the team owner(s).

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

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