Groups in Office 365

Send an email to a channel in Microsoft Teams

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 03:26pm

This article has been updated and moved to ServiceNow: How Does Email Work With Channels in Microsoft Teams?

What is an Office 365 Group?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, September 15, 2017 12:42pm

Office 365 Groups is a productive service that bridges the gap and brings together conversations, emails, file sharing into one convenient location. Team interactions are now more social than traditional one-way communications have been.  With features like @mentions and likes, Office 365 Groups aims to streamline communications. Office 365 Groups include a number of additional features as well.

Office 365 Groups – Common FAQ’s

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, August 4, 2017 02:01pm

Microsoft maintains a number of Frequently Asked Questions for Office 365 Groups:

Add and remove group members in Outlook

This FAQ includes:

  • Invite people to join your group
  • Add guests to a group
  • Remove a member from a group
  • View group owners
  • Promote a member to owner
  • Demote an owner to member


What are the different kinds of groups in Office 365?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, October 21, 2019 08:59am

These are the types of groups supported by OIT in Office 365:

  • Office 365 Groups
  • Security Groups synced from Active Directory


Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups are centered around collaboration and include multiple Office 365 applications when created.  New Office 365 Groups automatically receive a:

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