Add another team owner

OVERVIEW

This article describes how to add another team owner to your team on Microsoft Teams.

Each team needs to have at least one team owner who has elevated privileges on the team. Team owner(s) can add another team owner according to the team membership management process chosen when requesting a team:

Note: For business continuity purpose, we highly recommend having at least two active team owners at any given time.

 

How to add another team owner for a manually-managed team

Follow the instructions below if you have a manually-managed team (i.e., team owner(s) add/remove members via the "Manage Team" setting in MS Teams.).

Step 1. Make sure the person you'd like to make as a team owner is already a member of your team. If not, visit the Add a Member page to add them to your team.

Step 2. In MS Teams, go to a team you would like to add another team owner and select the "More options" icon.

Step 3. From the drop-down menu, select "Manage team".

Step 4. Under the "Members" tab, locate the team member you would like to make as a team owner. Change their role from "Member" to "Owner".

 

How to add another team owner for a maillist-managed team

Follow the instructions below if you have a maillist-managed team (i.e., team owner(s) add/remove members via SFU Maillist). 

Step 1. Make sure the person you'd like to make as a team owner is already a member of your team. If not, visit the Add a Member page to add them to your team.

Step 2. In MS Teams, go to a team you would like to add another team owner and select the "More options" icon.

Step 3. From the drop-down menu, select "Manage team".

Step 4. Under the "Members" tab, locate the team member you would like to make as a team owner. Change their role from "Member" to "Owner".

Step 5. Go the SFU Maillist. Make the newly added team owner as a manager of the maillist(s) that sync to your team.

 

 
 

 

 

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Article ID: 4043
Created
Mon 7/11/22 12:23 AM
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Tue 7/12/22 12:49 PM

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Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) is a virtual collaboration app that brings together Microsoft 365 services (such as Office and OneDrive) to keep you virtually connected to the SFU community from anywhere at any time.