Change team description


This article describes how to change the team description on Microsoft Teams.

A team description should briefly outline the purpose and usage of the team. It's displayed below the team name in MS Teams.



Step 1. In MS Teams, go to a team you would like to change the team description and select the "More options" icon.

Step 2. From the drop-down menu, select "Edit team".

Step 3. In the "Edit team" window, select the text box below "Description" to edit your team's description.

Please include a detailed but concise description of your team so team members are clear on the purpose and the usage of the team. The team description should less than 1000 characters.

Step 4. Select "Update" to save your changes, or select "Cancel" to cancel the edits. 


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