With most of the businesses worldwide now resorting to the work from home scheme, demand has grown for some reliable and secure team communication tools. While some of these apps are more open and easy to use for general purposes like catching up with friends and colleagues, there are some that are focussed more on the corporates. One such application is Microsoft’s very own ‘Microsoft Teams’.
By definition, Microsoft Teams is a proprietary business communication platform developed by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft 365 family of products. One can compare it with similar peer software like Slack or Skype for Business, but Microsoft has given this, a lot of useful features and functionalities, that make it, a go-to for organizations around the world.
Microsoft Teams allows you to have conversations with your friends and colleagues, and like many other messengers out there, the chat feature on Microsoft Teams allows you to send messages, emojis, or even GIFs to communicate your feelings or sentiments. However, another thing you can do on the chat feature inside Microsoft Teams, is that you can send and receive files to the recipient.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to send a file on Microsoft Teams.
Step 1. Open the Microsoft Teams app on the Desktop/Laptop.
Step 2. Open the chat where you want to send the file.
Step 3. Now, click on the ‘Attach‘ button near the chat window. You will be presented with four options –
- Browse Teams and Channels
- Upload from my Computer
Step 4. If you want to send a file that is on your computer, browse for the same, click on ‘Open, and then hit the ‘Send’ button.
The file will be sent to the recipient within the chat. If you are trying to send the file from OneDrive, or the other alternatives mentioned, you can send the link to the file and the recipient can download the same using the link.
If you want to download the Microsoft Teams app on your Desktop, you can use the link here, to head to the download page.