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Office 365 Connectors for Groups and Microsoft Teams

Office 365 Connectors are a great way to get useful information and content into your Office 365 Groups or Microsoft Teams. Any user can connect their group or team to services like Trello, Bing News, Twitter, etc., and get notified of activity from that service. From tracking a team's progress in Trello, to following important hashtags in Twitter, Office 365 Connectors make it easier for an Office 365 group or Microsoft Team to stay in sync and get more done. Office 365 Connectors currently have over 50 connectors with dozen or more to be added each month.

Office 365 Connectors for Groups is broadly available in Outlook 2016, Outlook on the web and the Groups mobile app for iOS and Android. It is also available in Microsoft Teams on web, desktop, iOS and Android.

Office 365 Connectors also provide a compelling extensibility solution for developers. Developers can build connectors through incoming webhooks to generate rich connector cards. Additionally, with the new "Connect to Office 365" button, developers can embed the button on their site and enable users to connect to Office 365 groups. Try them today as part of our general availability!

Accessing Office 365 Connectors from Outlook

Office 365 Connectors for Groups have been publicly released and are now available to any Office 365 Mail user. They are available by default when you navigate to any Group from Outlook on the web. To access Outlook on the web, simply connect to https://outlook.office.com/owa from your favorite browser.

Once you are in the Office 365 Mail app, navigate to any Group or create a new Group first and then select Connectors as shown in the screenshot.

A screenshot of the menu on a Group in the Office 365 Mail app

A screenshot of the Connectors menu on a Group in the Office 365 Mail app

Check out our end-user documentation to learn more on how to connect apps to your groups.

Accessing Office 365 Connectors from Microsoft Teams

From Microsoft Teams, you can easily add and configure connectors for any channel, either from the channel context menu or in the channel header.

A screenshot of the channel context menu in Microsoft Teams

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Release Notes

Currently, you can only configure connectors from Office 365 Outlook and Microsoft Teams on the web, but you can view information posted by Connectors to your Group or Team by multiple clients such as Outlook on the web, Outlook 2016 and the Office365 Groups Mobile app, as well as Microsoft Teams web, desktop, and iOS and Android apps.

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