With Teams, there really are tons of ways to collaborate on projects. But with all the capabilities that Teams brings to the table, though, there is a lot to keep track of.
Keeping track of how people can access information and who can do what within Microsoft Teams is a great place to start.
So, let’s do this!
Here’s a dissection of all the permissions and rights capabilities available with Microsoft Teams.
Every member in Teams has a role, and each one has different permissions.
Team owners manage certain settings for the team. They add and remove members, add guests, change team settings, and handle administrative tasks. There can be multiple owners in a team.
Members are the people in the team. They talk with other team members in conversations. They can view and usually upload and change files. They also do the usual sorts of collaboration that the team owners have permitted.
Guests are people from outside of your organization that a team owner invites, such as member volunteers or consultants to join the team. Guests have fewer capabilities than team members or team owners, but there's still a lot they can do.
The following table shows the capabilities available for each role:
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