Accessing Microsoft Teams - Install the App (PC, Mac, Linux, Mobile)

Microsoft Teams is a secure collaboration tool that integrates with other Microsoft Office 365 services, including Word, Excel, OneNote, Planner, as well as other third-party connectors and apps for a dynamic team working space.

Backed by Office 365 advanced security and compliance capabilities, Microsoft Teams is a secure collaboration application for faculty and staff members. It can be used online (, on a Linux, PC, or Mac desktop, as well as on iOS and Android devices.

Teams is secured with two-factor authentication using Duo. If you have not set up Duo, visit the Duo setup page on myStevens for instructions.

Download an overview guide to learn how to use Microsoft Teams. Watch this short video to learn how to use common features within Teams.

Features of Microsoft Teams

  • Accessible on and off campus with only Internet connectivity; no VPN connection required
  • Make audio or video calls with other users
  • Screen sharing
  • Easily search thru conversations, chats, files and people
  • Persistent chat with one-on-one individuals, as well as in small groups using any device
  • Meetings sync with your Outlook calendar
  • Can access files on your computer, OneDrive and Box
  • Integrates with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Forms, Planner, To-Do, Whiteboard and OneNote
  • No additional cost of licenses

How to access Microsoft Teams?

Teams Online

  • For online access, log into with your Stevens email address and password. The Office 365 dashboard will appear, showing all Microsoft Office app. Click on Teams.


Teams on a Mobile Device

  • To access on your iOS or Android device, go to the App store and search for Microsoft Teams. Install the app and sign in with your Stevens email address and password.


Teams on Mac or PC

  • On a Windows or Mac desktop, if you have downloaded and installed the latest version of Microsoft Office 365 on your computer, then the Microsoft Teams app may be installed on your computer. Search thru the list of Microsoft Office apps and select Microsoft Teams. Log in with your Stevens email address and select Next.


If you do not see Microsoft Teams listed as an installed application on your computer, then you can follow the steps below to install the software. If you experience problems following the steps as outlined below, please submit a TD ticket for Teams installation.

  1. Open a web browser to and log in with your Stevens email address and password. Select the icon for Microsoft Teams.
  2. The web version of Microsoft Teams will open. At the bottom left hand side at the bottom, select the download icon, which is listed last.

3. Save the install file to your computer and then run to install.

4. The Microsoft Teams login screen will open. Type and select Sign-In.



5. Enter your Stevens password and select Sign In.


6. Faculty and staff members will be prompted for DUO to complete logging into Teams.


7. Once you answer the DUO prompt, then the Teams application will open on your desktop.


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