Accessing and using Microsoft (MS) Teams

Microsoft Teams is an online communication tool which can be used by teachers and students for remote teaching and learning. Features include messaging, voice calls, video meetings and recording, file sharing and editing. 

Work through the step by step instructions to login to Microsoft Teams.

Step 1

  1. Visit teams.microsoft.com 
  2. Sign in with your student email (e.g. s1234567@
    student.bhtafe.edu.au)
  3. Select the Next button

Note: For more information about your student email visit the my email page.

Step 2

  1. Enter your password
  2. Select the Sign in button


Step 3

If you have setup an authentication method you will be prompted to authenticate.

View step by step instructions for:

Note: For more information on setting up Microsoft Authenticator contact Technology Solutions on 9286 9465.


3a - Receive prompt to authenticate via Authenticator App

3b - Approve sign in on your mobile

3a - Receive prompt to Authenticate via text message


3b - Copy the code sent to mobile


3c - (1) Paste code into code field and (2) select the verify button


3a -Receive prompt to Authenticate via phone call

3b - Answer the phone


3a - Receive prompt to Authenticate via email


3b - Copy the code sent to your email



3c - (1) Paste code into code field and (2) select the verify button


Step 4

Has your teacher provided you with a team code? 

Note: You may have to go to StudentWeb to get your code.

If yes, go to step 5.

If no, go to step 6.



Step 5

  1. Select the Join or create a team button.
  2. Copy your team code into the join a team with a code field.
  3. Select the Join team button

Go to step 8.



Step 6

Has your teacher provided you with a team link?

Note: You may have received the link via email or it may be in StudentWeb.

If yes, go to step 7

If no, check your list of teams. You may already be enrolled in the team (your class). If you cannot find your team contact your teacher for more information.



Step 7

  1. Select the link. This will send a message to your teacher asking them to approve your request to join the team. 
  2. When your teacher approves the request, your team (your class) will show in Your teams list.
  3. Select the team card (the name of your class).


Step 8

Congratulations! You should now have access to your team. Here are some resources to help get you started with Microsoft Teams. 


Resources

How to access MS Teams: Student instructions

Microsoft also has an excellent range of resources which you can refer to, but please note that BHI application and use of features may be different.

Last modified: Friday, 14 May 2021, 2:54 PM