Install Microsoft Teams App on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Microsoft Teams app on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04. Microsoft Teams is chat-centered workspace in Office 365. It instantly enables you to access all your team’s content from a single place where messages, files, people and tools live together.

Kindly note that MS Teams App for Linux has been discontinued in favor of web based service. The installation guide below uses unofficial method of running MS Teams app on Linux. Proceed with caution!

Install Microsoft Teams App on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

MS Teams App Features

Some of the features provided by the Microsoft Teams app include;

  • Work with your team’s documents on the go
  • Move seamlessly across different team projects and topics
  • Mention individual team members or your entire team to get attention.
  • Chat privately one-on-one or have instant group conversations
  • See real-time chat history on your favorite device and continue conversations started elsewhere
  • Chat with your entire team in dedicated channels
  • Quickly search through your chats and team conversations
  • Find a contact through name or email address search
  • Include content and capabilities you need every day
  • Customize alerts to get notified when you get mentioned or get a message
  • Save important conversations to quickly access them later
  • Get the enterprise-level security and compliance you expect from Office 365
  • Enhanced security with multi-factor authentication

As of this guide update, Microsoft Teams App for Linux is no longer officially supported.

Install Teams via SNAPS On Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

Snaps are a type of universal Linux package format developed by Canonical. They are designed to work across a range of Linux distributions, providing a way to package and distribute software that includes all of its dependencies.

On the latest versions of Ubuntu, SNAP is already enabled by default.

Use the following command to check if Snapd (Snap runtime) is installed:

snap --version
snap    2.61.1
snapd   2.61.1
series  16
ubuntu  24.04
kernel  6.6.0-14-generic

If SNAP is enabled by default for some reason, just install it as follows;

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd

You can then install MS Teams app for Linux on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04 using the command below;

sudo snap install teams-for-linux

After a short while, you should be having MS teams App running on your Linux system.

Relaunch the terminal and run command below to check MS teams app version

teams-for-linux --version

Using Microsoft Teams App on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

Once the App is installed, you can either launch Teams App from activities or from terminal by simply typing teams.

Install Microsoft Teams app on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

Launch teams and sign in with your cooperate mail account to be able to create teams, schedule meetings, chat make team calls etc.

Install Microsoft Teams app on Ubuntu 24.04/Ubuntu 22.04

This is all on how to install MS Teams app on Ubuntu. Enjoy.

Uninstall MS Teams App on Ubuntu System

Want to remove Teams App? Run the command below;

sudo snap remove teams-for-linux

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