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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams on your browser

This guide will provide information on:

  • Accessing Teams on your browser
  • Recommended browsers for Microsoft Teams

Accessing Teams on your browser

Using Microsoft Teams on your browser is the fastest way of accessing the application. 

Simply head to https://teams.microsoft.com/ and start collaborating.

Once you log in, you should Microsoft Teams working alive and well on your browser: 

 

 

Recommended browsers for Microsoft Teams

To use the Microsoft Teams (browser), Library and Learning Services recommends that you use:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Google Chrome

Full details on browser compatibility can be found here: 

Browser Calling - audio, video, and sharing Meetings - audio, video, and sharing
Internet Explorer 11 Fully supported Fully supported 
Microsoft Edge, RS2 or later Fully supported, except no outgoing sharing Fully supported, except no outgoing sharing
Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based), the latest version plus two previous versions Fully supported Fully supported
Google Chrome, the latest version plus two previous versions Fully supported

Fully supported

Sharing is supported without any plug-ins or extensions on Chrome version 72 or later.

Firefox, the latest version plus two previous versions Not supported

Meetings are supported only if the meeting includes PSTN coordinates. To attend a meeting on Firefox without PSTN coordinates, users must download the Teams desktop client.

Video: Not supported

Sharing: Incoming sharing only (no outgoing) 

Safari 11.1+ Not supported

Meetings are supported only if the meeting includes PSTN coordinates. To attend a meeting on Safari without PSTN coordinates, users must download the Teams desktop client.

Video: Not supported

Sharing: Incoming sharing only (no outgoing)

Safari is enabled on versions higher than 11.1 in preview. While in preview, there are known issues with Safari's Intelligent Tracking Prevention.

Information correct as of 22 March 2020.

Reference: Microsoft Teams Support (https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/use-teams-on-the-web-33f84aa9-2e8b-47ac-8676-02033454e385)