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Guide: How to Get Started with Microsoft Teams Templates

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Spenser Bullock
Contributor

Microsoft will allow users to create new Microsoft Teams based on existing Teams structures.

Learn how to get started and take advantage of this new feature in our blog on getting started with Microsoft Teams Templates.

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I’ve been using this a lot but it’s lacking the customization part of the team content itself! Started playing with the Microsoft graph to get this story to completion..
Until you easily can create a planner tab and create a finished setup within that plan - it’s lacking...
I correct myself, the template feature doesn’t lack this! It does what it’s suppose to do - a template! But a template is often not enough when we need full automation

I agree. How do we achiev automation? I have a customer that would love that :)  

Automation of creating teams?
If you want automation it’s the graph that is of interest here! You’ll need to figure out a way and develop some front end for this as well
New templates for Teams was just released for the Graph also!

Read here:
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/What-s-new-in-Microsoft-Teams-February-r...

Adam ;)
For example you could use a sharepoint list that starts a flow which in turn call the graph:

Example:

https://laurakokkarinen.com/provisioning-teams-with-a-site-design-flow-and-microsoft-graph/

Then maybe PowerApps on that list :)

Keep in mind that using http requests in flow will require premium licensing started from feb 1!

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Flow-Community-Blog/Licensing-Updates-to-Microsoft-Flo...

Adam

Is there any hope of a template of folder structure INSIDE the tabs on the channels in the future? I've created a Team template with channels but really need folder structure inside each channel...

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Lara 

@Spenser Bullock Hi, When I got the step where I have to choose the team to use as template, I can't find the team I want among the list even though it's a favorite team!

 

what should I do so it's listed to choose it?

You need to be an owner of the team to be able to choose it
Agree with @adam deltinger here - you need to be an owner of the team to do it

Best, Chris

@adam deltinger , Im the owner of the Team, However I was trying to build a teams from a different type when I change the type the correct teams got listed :)

 

Sorry for being so fool :)

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