How to get started with Microsoft Teams on Zapier

Connect to Microsoft Teams on Zapier

Microsoft Teams uses OAuth to authenticate your account on Zapier.

  • Log into Microsoft Teams to authenticate.
  • Grant Zapier permission to access your account if prompted to.

Install the Zapier app on Microsoft Teams

Before you get started creating a Zap with Microsoft Teams, you will need to install Zapier's app for Microsoft Teams.

  1. Open up Microsoft Teams and check the Teams tab.
  2. Find the team you'd like to use and press the three dots next to its name.
  3. Select Manage team.
  4. Click Apps > More apps to reach Microsoft's app store.
  5. In the search box, enter "Zapier".
  6. Click the dropdown arrow next to Open, then Add to a team.
  7. From there, [Team Name] > General should be populated by default, but if not, locate it and then click Set up a bot.
  8. Go back to Zapier and refresh the Team dropdown menu in the Zap.

About Microsoft Teams's app

Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported? Cloud-hosted accounts only  
Is a paid Microsoft Teams plan required? Yes You must be on a Microsoft Teams paid plan. View Microsoft Teams's plans.
Are any special account permissions required? Yes

You must one of the following roles:

  • Global Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Reader
  • Privileged Role Administrator.

You must install the Zapier app on Microsoft Teams.

Are there usage limits? Yes Bots cannot send private messages or be added to private channels.
Are there pagination limits? No  
Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data? Real trigger samples  
Are custom fields supported? No  
Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data? Not applicable  
Is there any additional info? No  
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