Setting up and using Microsoft Teams Tags + FAQ

Setting up and using Microsoft Teams Tags + FAQ

Today a short update on Microsoft Teams Tags. Read below the 10 most frequently asked questions about Teams Tags.

Create a Microsoft Teams TAG

  • Browseto OR use the Teams application.
  • Right-click on your team. (not on your channel)
  • Tap on Manage Tags
  • This team has no tags yet
  • Tap on Create Tag
  • Choose a title
  • Add the desired people to this tag

Your Microsoft Teams tag has been created

  • You can always manage this tag later.

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

  1. You can create multiple tags per TEAM
  2. This can use the created TAGS in ALL channels of the team where you created them. Not in other teams.
  3. tags from other teams you can never use or copy...
  4. It is not possible to copy tags, create them via PowerShell.
  5. Tags must be managed manually. You cannot securityadd distribution groups to the TAG.
  6. You can create up to 100 tags per team.
  7. A user can be in 25 tag(groups), not more.
  8. Tags can be disabled by IT administrators or Team Owners.
  9. Tags can only be created by Owners.
  10. Tags are useful for identifying single sub-teams. Working with Channels is often more convenient for mass creation.

More technical information can be found here .


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