What is the difference between Groups and Microsoft Teams?

Group email address 

Internal and external communication (guest access) 

Create channels (sub-groups) 

Start a chat with individuals or groups 

Turn a chat into a call 

Share a file with people in a chat 

Share a file with offline participants 

Add emoji 

And GIFs and memes 

Threaded and persistent conversations 

@mention, #tag, and like conversations 

Search for files, content, and people 

File Sharing 
Group file storage 

Restricted access to files (files are public by default) 

Document collaboration (real-time in Edge only) 

Shared calendar 

Schedule a meeting from Outlook 

Record meetings 

Automatically share meeting recordings with group 

Share desktop or app 

In-meeting access to chat and files 

Persistent chat before, during, and after the meeting 

Make, forward, and transfer calls 

Make calls outside the university 

Chat, call, and meet from your device 


Created: Mar 06, 2020 - 8:58am Updated: May 28, 2020 - 4:48am Author: UIT Support Center Article: 2931
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